Unilever has launched the Green Future programme
Unilever’s homecare industry implements the Green Future program to protect consumer health and reverse climate change.
The program expresses the message “Clean little house – green common house”. The representative of Unilever Vietnam believes that the Vietnamese deserve to use the best products to take care of their families and homes. In doing so, the company hopes to inspire the community to come together to create a greener, cleaner, and safer earth for future generations.
Mr. Do Thai Vuong, Vice President Sustainable Development and External Relations, said: “Climate protection is one of the priorities of Unilever Vietnam. We strive to control the greenhouse gas emissions of our operations. In the chain of operations, the entire value chain and brands, from home care The industry’s ‘Green Future’ program is a concrete action that demonstrates Unilever’s determination in its journey to support Vietnam in real life. 2050 at COP26″.
Accordingly, the program is based on three points. Firstly, by 2030 the products will be free of fossil carbon raw materials, which is not environmentally friendly.
Second, make sure the ingredients in the formula are biodegradable, include cleaning and hygiene products that are gentle on the skin and not harmful to your health.
Finally, reduce the amount of virgin plastic and use recycled plastic in packaging. Notably, by 2025, all packaging can be easily reused, recycled or disassembled, and more than 25% of packaging will be made from recycled plastic.
To achieve the above goals, the home care industry will develop two pillars. One is to research and develop better product formulations, save water and biodegradability, and recycle or recycle input materials.
The second is to promote sustainable and recyclable packaging, use recycled plastic and encourage people to reuse packaging and put products in old, empty bottles at home.
The unit works with partners to classify and collect packaging and promote the recycling of plastic packaging.
Brands and products are at the heart of Unilever Vietnam’s business. Climate goals require companies to plan, redesign and innovate their products from the inside out.
Today, some Omo, Comfort, Sunlight, Cif, Lifebuoy brand products meet the criteria for water-saving and biodegradable product formulas. In addition, the bottles of these labels also contain recycled PCR plastic.
Fat van (Picture: Unilever Viet Nam)