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Unilever achieves zero waste to landfill across global factory network

Unilever has achieved a key sustainability goal of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill from its global factory network. More than 240 factories in 67 countries have now eliminated landfill waste. This includes all the 38 factories and sites of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) in India which have become 100% zero non-hazardous waste to landfill sites.

Meet Project Sunlight leader Meesha Gandhi

In India, more than 600,000 children die before the age of five from diarrhoea and pneumonia. These deaths could be prevented through proper hygiene and sanitation programmes. Even at the young age of 17, Meesha Gandhi is aware of the severity of these issues and along with Unilever Project Sunlight, is committed to creating a bright future of abundance and equality.

Meet the hygiene hero Vibish Kashyap

“For some people, this is not a choice,” says Vibish Kashyap, 13, of Hosur, Tamil Nadu India. The truth is that in India, there are more mobile phones than toilets.

Follow the ‘New Leaders’ to create a bright future

In our endeavour to make sustainable living commonplace, this year Project Sunlight is giving voice to the new leaders of tomorrow. As part of this campaign, we will be showcasing and celebrating the vision of children, the leaders of tomorrow, for a #brightfuture.

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