The conglomerate, which counts Olay, Pantene and SK-II among its brands, has teamed up with the animal protection organization the Humane Society International (HSI) to back its #BeCrueltyFree campaign.
The headline story on Thursday from Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever was that sales growth missed analyst expectations in Q4 and that this year would remain challenging. But behind that, beauty was strong.
The personal care company, which counts brands such as Dove, TIGI, TRESemmé and Vaseline on its books, is set to list product-specific fragrance ingredients on more than 1,100 of its beauty and care products in the US.
Unilever's incoming chief executive Alan Jope plans to stick to the 2020 targets set by his predecessor Paul Polman, Jope said on Tuesday, confirming a message of continuity set last week by the company chairman.
Consumer goods giant Unilever said Thursday that its CEO is to retire with the Dove and Hourglass owner naming Alan Jope to succeed him. He has overseen rapid expansion in the beauty sector for the firm.
Global cosmetics company Coty announced on Monday that it has teamed up with Cruelty Free International, kicking the strategic partnership off by achieving Leaping Bunny certification for its CoverGirl brand.