TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Unilever Canada has been named one of Greater
Toronto's Top Employers 2013 by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. The
annual competition identifies companies that lead their industries in offering
exceptional places to work. Unilever was one of five consumer packaged goods
companies to earn the top rating.
"Unilever is proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Best Employers. It
is a great external recognition of our efforts and commitment to create an
environment where all our employees can excel," said John Le Boutillier,
President and CEO at Unilever Canada. " We aim to attract top talent across a
diverse population by offering a competitive rewards package, excellent
training programs and career progression, and a commitment to Sustainable
Unilever was chosen for its excellence in eight key areas that were examined
for the 2013 survey: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health,
Financial and Family Benefits; Vacation and Time Off; Employee Communications;
Performance Management; Training and Skills Development; and Community
A full summary of the ranking can be found at www.canadastop100.com/toronto/.
About UnileverCanada Inc.
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods
with operations in over 100 countries and sales in 190. Working to create a
better future every day, we help people feel good, look good and get more out
of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.
In Canada, our portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe®, Becel®, Ben &
Jerry's®, Breyers®, Clear®, Degree®, Dove® personal care products,
Hellmann's®, Klondike®, Knorr®, Lipton®, Magnum®, Nexxus®, Popsicle®,
Q-Tips®, Simple®, Skippy®, St. Ives®, TRESemmé®, and Vaseline®. All of
the preceding brand names are owned or used under license by Unilever Canada
Our ambition is to double the size of our business, while reducing our overall
environmental impact (including sourcing, consumer use and disposal). We are
also committed to doing what we can to improve health, nutrition and hygiene,
with goals to help more than a billion people take action to improve their
health and well-being, as well as to source all our agricultural raw materials
sustainably by 2020. Supporting our three big goals are more than 50
time-based targets in the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan.
Unilever employs more than 1,600 people across Canada. For more information,
Katharine Williams Unilever (416) 529-0645 Katharine.Williams@unilever.com
SOURCE: Unilever Canada Inc.
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