Country: India.City/village: near Lucknow.Province/state: Uttar Pradesh.Countryside near Rae Bareli.Hindustan Lever Limited.Swasthya Chetna ( health awakening) campaign, using LIFEBUOY soap.
Country: India. City/village: near Lucknow. Province/state: Uttar Pradesh. Countryside near Rae Bareli. Hindustan Lever Limited. Swasthya Chetna ( health awakening) campaign, using LIFEBUOY soap.Courtesy of Unilever

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    SectorFood
    IndustryFood Consumer Products
    CountryU.K./Netherlands
    Revenues ($ millions)64,252
    Company typePublic
    CEOPaul Polman
    Websitewww.unilever.com
    Impact SegmentEconomic Opportunity/Financial Inclusion

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