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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.

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Help Save Our Swirled From the Threat of Climate Change

Climate change is a matter of social and economic justice, with the impacts of it often hitting the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world.

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The chunkinator

THE CHUNKINATOR: Turning ice cream into energy

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.

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Improving our packaging for a better world

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.

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Save water with One Rinse

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.

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From bean to bite

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 – it is a vital crop that supports an estimated 40 to 50 million people in developing countries.

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From Seed to Soup: The Source of Great Taste

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.

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Two ladies picking tea in the fields

1 small cup makes a big difference

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.

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GREEN YOUR FUTURE

Green your future Become a Green-preneur

The Wildlife Conservation trust is proving that entrepreneurship is one way of uplifting impoverished communities in South Africa, whilst generating a positive environmental impact.

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Enhancing livelihoods

Enhancing Livelihoods by Greening the communities

In Uganda, more than half of young people are unemployed and forest cover is said to decline by 100% in the next 40 years.

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What does this lyrebird and this rapper have in common?

The rainforest seems a far cry from the recording studios and the bright lights of the stages, from which rapper Prince Ea expresses his views and entertains the crowds. Yet, it seems both are echoing with sounds calling for change.

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Palm Oil

Sustainable palm oil can benefit everyone

You might not know it, but you probably don’t go a day without using palm oil. From shampoo to ice cream, half the items on our supermarket shelves contain palm oil – we cook with it, clean with it and even put it on our skin. But it’s not just an important ingredient. For many families across Indonesia, Africa and Latin America, their livelihoods depend on the crop, which is why it’s vital that we work to find better, more sustainable ways to produce it.

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Climate action

We can take action and make history

It’s hard to believe that our actions could affect billions of people, but when it comes to climate change, our decisions matter to everyone – from the food we eat to the information we share.

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Team-up for a bright future

We believe climate change and sustainable development are two sides of the same coin. That’s why this year we are partnering Live Earth and Global Citizen to tackle both.

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What is climate change

What is climate change? How can we take action?

Climate change is real and it’s happening now. Most of us know that the earth is getting hotter, but do we really understand its causes or its impact? Read our introduction to climate change and join us as we take climate action to build a brighter future.

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Deforestation forest and food

Forests and Food Are on the Front Line of the Battle Against Climate Change

This post was written by Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, as part of a series produced by The Huffington Post, recognizing the threats posed by Climate Change.

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Leonardo Di Caprio

Climate Summit 2014: A positive outlook

The Climate Summit 2014 saw world leaders, corporations and passionate members of the public join together to commit to climate action.

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Climate change

Climate change is in our hands

We can all make a difference - whether we're running a business or a household. See how changing your habits could change the world.

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Changing habits, changing the world

Changing habits changing the world

Climate change is already affecting the earth but we can help slow it down by taking action – small actions – that reduce carbon emissions and build a better planet.

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