Tag: Unilever

Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with NextLab bio-based linear alkylbenzene

Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with NextLab bio-based linear alkylbenzene

August 4, 2022 |

In Spain, Cepsa Química has supplied consumer goods leader Unilever with NextLab linear alkylbenzene (LAB), a new range of sustainable products which include renewable and recycled raw materials. This sets a new milestone for circular chemistry, as NextLab linear alkybenzene (LAB) is made using “green carbon” derived from biomass instead of the fossil fuels the […]

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Unilever and Genomatica partner for palm oil alternatives

Unilever and Genomatica partner for palm oil alternatives

June 20, 2022 |

In San Diego, biobased chemicals producer Genomatica and consumer giant Unilever have announced a joint venture aimed at commercializing alternatives for palm oil and fossil fuel ingredients in cleaning and personal care products.  Supported by a $120-million investment by both companies, the unamed JV will develop an alternative, plant-based ingredient using biotechnology for what the […]

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Unilever launches innovation challenge for natural beauty ingredients

Unilever launches innovation challenge for natural beauty ingredients

March 14, 2022 |

In London, consumer goods giant Unilever has announced an “entrepreneurial challenge” aimed at identifying startups, scaleups and academic spinouts with promising functional ingredients for its Beauty & Personal Care products and packaging.  The program is part of Unilever’s Positive Beauty Growth Platform, which launched last year with an inaugural challenge targeting social commerce.  This iteration […]

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Samskip, Unilever, and TMA Logistics trailing 100% HVO in trucks

Samskip, Unilever, and TMA Logistics trailing 100% HVO in trucks

May 20, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, a new partnership between Samskip, Unilever, and TMA Logistics is trialing the use of HVO100 fossil-free biofuels supplied by Schouten Olie B.V. by trucks carrying goods for Unilever from the TMA Logistics terminal. In carbon dioxide (CO2) metric ton equivalent terms, Samskip’s aim is to save up to 14,500 kilograms of CO2 […]

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Unilever, LanzaTech, India Glycols launch world’s first laundry capsule made from waste emissions

Unilever, LanzaTech, India Glycols launch world’s first laundry capsule made from waste emissions

April 22, 2021 |

In the UK, Unilever has partnered with LanzaTech and India Glycols to produce a surfactant made from industrial carbon emissions instead of from fossil-fuels. The innovative shift in production utilises biotechnologies and a newly configured supply chain between the three partners, who are working together for the first time. The process marks the first time […]

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Neste, Recycling Technologies and Unilever to test systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

Neste, Recycling Technologies and Unilever to test systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

October 18, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Recycling Technologies, a plastic recycling technology provider; Neste, provider of renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel, and drop-in renewable and circular chemical solutions; and Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer, will collaborate to further develop chemical recycling to recover and reuse plastic packaging that is currently either incinerated, buried in landfill or exported […]

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Unilever to source 100% renewable carbon for cleaning products by 2030

Unilever to source 100% renewable carbon for cleaning products by 2030

September 3, 2020 |

In the UK, Unilever said it will source 100% of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon. This move is set to transform the sustainability of global cleaning and laundry brands including Omo (Persil), Sunlight, Cif and Domestos. This new ambition is a core […]

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World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

March 24, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping via the world’s largest maritime biofuel pilot. A pilot, using […]

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Unilever and PTPN to accelerate production of sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Unilever and PTPN to accelerate production of sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

February 17, 2018 |

In Switzerland, Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to the standards of no deforestation, no development on peat and no exploitation of people and communities (NDPE). […]

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A Blustery Day in the Bioeconomy’s Billion Acre Wood: The Latest from EPA, POET, Fuels America, Calyxt, Eligo Bioscience, Queensland, Gevo, Virgin, and Unilever

A Blustery Day in the Bioeconomy’s Billion Acre Wood: The Latest from EPA, POET, Fuels America, Calyxt, Eligo Bioscience, Queensland, Gevo, Virgin, and Unilever

October 3, 2017 |

British author AA Milne is in the news this week with the impending release of “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” which brings to mind “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day”. It’s been bluster and bother and in the bioeconomy this week, all right, and significant players are feeling downright Eeyoreish and we’ll get to that. But some […]

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