Unilever ANZ

Certified B Corporation

New South Wales, Australia

Certified Since

August 2022


Personal care products



Operates In


New Zealand

Unilever has set out to make sustainable living commonplace by improving the health of the planet, improving people's health, confidence and wellbeing, and contributing to a fairer and more socially inclusive world. On any given day, approximately 14 million Australians and New Zealanders use Unilever products - including Continental, Magnum, OMO, Persil, Comfort, Surf, Blue Ribbon, Splice, Golden Gaytime, Bubble O Bill, Paddle Pop, Weis, TRESemmé, Radox. Guided by its global sustainable business strategy - The Compass - Unilever ANZ is fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with gender parity across management; pioneering flexible work; innovating to reduce CO2 emissions; reimagining packaging to reduce waste and collaborating with farmers on Regenerative Agricultural Principles. From the suppliers that provide essential ingredients; to its ANZ team of 900+ people, the partners that sell its products, and the people who enjoy them every day – Unilever ANZ wants to create a coalition of the passionate and willing, to galvanise a stronger, more inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy for all.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Unilever ANZ earned an overall score of 82.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
82.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.2

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.9
Ethics & Transparency3.8
+ Mission Locked7.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 26.8

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security8.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety8.1
Career Development3.8
Engagement & Satisfaction5.2

Community 18.6

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion3.5
Economic Impact3.0
Civic Engagement & Giving3.3
Supply Chain Management8.6

Environment 19.3

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management3.1
Air & Climate6.3
Land & Life6.2
+ Land/wildlife Conservation1.1

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 4.7

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship4.7

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score82.7

Additional Documentation

Unilever ANZ Transparent Disclosure Report 2022

Unilever ANZ Transparent Assessment 2022

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