We believe there has never been a better time to create a better future for our children; a world where everyone has enough food to eat and no child goes to bed hungry.
Where every child lives to their fifth birthday and has the right to a happy childhood.
Where every home has enough water to drink and to wash, cook and clean.
And where everybody can enjoy life today while protecting the planet for future generations.
Unilever brightFuture is a platform that helps unite and amplify the efforts of a growing community of people who believe it is possible to build a world where everyone lives well and lives sustainably.
Who recognise we can only achieve this if we all work together to do small actions every day that make a real difference.
And who inspire others to join us in making this the way everyone chooses to live.
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WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF TAKING ACTION
Whether it’s viewing and sharing with friends an inspiring film, boosting the self-esteem of young women, making a donation to a food bank, we think that every single action can make a real difference.
We invite you to make your contribution by exploring our website, see the possibilities and take action on the projects that inspire you.
Domestos & UNICEF are helping to put an end to poor sanitation
See how Persil helped get 10 million kids to school
Dove is working with young people to build self-confidence
When you choose Unilever, you help create a bright future. Eating responsibly sourced products, like Colman’s mustard, means preserving hundreds of years of farming heritage…
If you’re a tea drinker, like 88% of the population, you enjoy one of the 165 million cups of tea brewed each day in Britain. All this tea we drink translates into 370,000 tonnes of waste per year, which is about 14kg of waste per household. With small actions, we can help reduce this.
Quality food isn’t just about great taste, it’s about feeling good about what we’re putting into our bodies and where the ingredients have come from. Through small, everyday choices, each and every one of us can help to build a bright future.
What's scarier than witches, ghosts and ghouls at Halloween? How about the haunting 18,000 tonnes of edible pumpkin that ends up in the bin each year? That's the same weight as 1,500 double decker buses!
Our world is more connected than ever before, but we are facing some major obstacles that need to be overcome. By coming together and supporting the UN’s 17 Global Goals, we have the power to create a bright future.
Improving the long-term health of our planet is a job that requires unity between, not only people, but organisations. Sharing knowledge and adopting groundbreaking new technologies is key to moving forward.
Often, the answers to the big problems that face us in this world come in simple – or concentrated – solutions. This one could save 33 million litres of water and uses 40% less packaging – adding up to the equivalent of about 262 million shopping bags.
The Food Waste report finds that the households in UK are chucking out 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink every year that could have been consumed.
Based on current trends, research suggests that it could be 118 years (or near year 2133) before women have the same rights and opportunities as men. In partnership with Vice and Broadly, Unilever is helping to bring the issues and experiences faced by women today out in the open, supporting a platform that will raise awareness and inspire change for women, worldwide.
Ben & Jerry’s pride themselves on making the best possible ice cream in the nicest possible way, and in the small Dutch town of Hellendoorn, The Chunkinator is helping them to do just that.
Climate change is a matter of social and economic justice, with the impacts of it often hitting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. It’s even being felt right here in the UK.
As we get older we can feel like we’re more in control of our lives – from our careers to our clothes – but we all too often forget about our health, and the simple changes that can help us stay in control for longer. A healthy heart does more than just keep you alive; it keeps you active, energetic and in love with life. Taking control of your cholesterol is the first step towards taking care of your heart.
To mark the ‘Share a Smile, Help a Child’ campaign in the UK, Wall’s has brought the iconic 80s ice cream, Funny Feet, back to supermarket shelves.
If taking a hot shower is more about waking up than washing, it can be easy to forget that one in nine people still lack a steady supply of clean water. That’s over 700 million people worldwide.
For children everywhere, life experience is an essential part of setting them up for the future and making them more resilient. The only way to learn through experience is to get active and involved, without worrying about the dirt or mess. Getting stuck in helps kids build the confidence to take on whatever life throws at them.
Every parent wants their family to enjoy mouth-watering meals made from healthy, natural ingredients, but getting the balance between simple and nutritious can be tricky.
A bite of chocolate can be just the thing we need to help us unwind at the end of a long day. But for 6 million cocoa farmers around the world, chocolate isn’t a passing craving – is a vital crop that supports an estimated 40 to 50 million people in developing countries.
Sanitation is a basic human right, so it’s hard to imagine that a staggering one third of the world’s population does not have access to improved sanitation. Domestos, is working to change this, in support of the UN’s 17 Global Goals.
With millions of families depending on the tea industry for their futures, it’s vital we continue to support the world’s tea farmers. Learn how a small cup can make a big difference.
Attending school gives children the essential foundations they need to succeed in life. Yet, kids worldwide are missing out on this important chance. Find out how our partnership with UNICEF in 2015 helped 10 million children in Brazil, India and Vietnam get access to education in just one year!
Did you know that 8 out of 10 girls with low body confidence are so concerned with the way they look that they opt out of important life activities? Together we believe we can make a difference and Dove is already working to help make girls unstoppable.
Access to a clean and safe toilet is a basic human right. Yet one third of the world’s population live without proper sanitation. Find out how with one simple choice, you can help millions of people gain access to toilets.
The world as we know it is ending – and that’s a good thing. Because a new one is just beginning...
Every child should celebrate their fifth birthday, but every day thousands of young children and babies die from preventable diseases. We have the power to help save 600,000 kids every year, and one inspirational New Leader is showing us how.
Remember how scary your first day of school was? How about the look on your child’s face on their first day? They’re probably some of your most cherished memories. Sadly for 2 million children and their families, these are memories that will never be made, but it doesn’t need to be this way.
Raise awareness by pledging your support for zero hunger.
Do you wish you had made less mess as a child? Jumped in fewer puddles, not licked the cake bowl, or gotten less muddy? Probably not. No one ever wishes they'd made less mess as a child, yet when it comes to our own children we can forget just how important – and fun – making a mess is.