· Strategy and resource allocation

  • Reliability and completeness

Key observations:

Unilever's disclosure of its Sustainable Living Plan presents its vision and strategic priorities around several capitals, including social/relationship, natural, and human capital.  This discussion a concise snapshot of the key targets set to reach these goals and how the business has performed to date. Additional information about Unilever's performance against its targets is made available via reference to a separately published Sustainable Living Report.  The footnotes below the diagram indicate that certain commitments and targets are subjected to internal verification, while other metrics are independently assured by the company's auditors – both demonstrating Unilever's effort to incorporate the guiding principle of reliability and completeness into the report.

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