Hindustan Unilever commits Rs 100 crores to the nation in the fight against Coronavirus
In support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to the nation to help tackle the COVID-19 outbreak, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has committed Rs 100 crores to help in the fight against coronavirus.
In public interest, HUL is reducing the prices of Lifebuoy sanitizers, Lifebuoy Liquid handwash and Domex floor cleaners by 15%. We are commencing production of these reduced-priced products immediately and these will be available in the market in the next few weeks. HUL has also ramped up the production of Lifebuoy sanitizers, Lifebuoy Handwash liquid and Domex Floor Cleaners and is committed to scaling it up even further in the coming weeks.
HUL will donate two crore pieces of Lifebuoy soaps in the next few months to the sections of the society which need it the most.
HUL will partner with medical institutions that are providing testing and care facilities to the affected people and provide them free supplies of sanitation and hygiene products such as hand sanitizers, bar soaps and floor cleaners. HUL will donate Rs 10 crores to upgrade the health care facilities in testing centres and hospitals.
The Company is committed to creating large scale awareness about protective measures through mass communication to drive home the message of social distancing and hygiene which is critical for us as a nation to fight this virus.
HUL is taking all necessary measures to protect the interests of its employees, support staff, distributors and partners during these difficult times.
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, HUL said, “In a crisis like this Companies have a big role to play. We are working closely with the Governments and our partners to ensure that we overcome this global health crisis together.”
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Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company with its products touching the lives of nine out of ten households in the country. HUL works to create a better future every day.