· Business model
- Value creation
- Connectivity of information
- Strategic focus and future orientation
Unilever lays out its ‘Sustainable Living Plan’ to show how the company aims to achieve sustainable growth over time. This plan emphasizes how the company differentiates itself by highlighting seven commitments underpinning its 2020 goals (improving health and well-being, reducing environmental impact, and enhancing livelihoods) along with the related targets and KPIs used to manage and monitor the execution of its strategic plan. The disclosure highlights how Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan is aligned with its virtuous circle of growth and uses a combination of qualitative narrative and quantitative measures to demonstrate how the company’s business model is positions the company to drive profitable growth, cost savings and sustainable innovation.