We believe there has never been a better time to create a better future for our children; a world where everyone has enough food to eat and no child goes to bed hungry.
Where every child lives to their fifth birthday and has the right to a happy childhood.
Where every home has enough water to drink and to wash, cook and clean.
And where everybody can enjoy life today while protecting the planet for future generations.
Unilever brightFuture is a platform that helps unite and amplify the efforts of a growing community of people who believe it is possible to build a world where everyone lives well and lives sustainably.
Who recognise we can only achieve this if we all work together to do small actions every day that make a real difference.
And who inspire others to join us in making this the way everyone chooses to live.
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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.
Domestos & UNICEF are helping to put an end to poor sanitation
See how OMO helped get 10 million kids to school
Kids are learning to wash their hands with Lifebuoy
At the heart of every home is the kitchen, where love and nourishment are dished out in the form of food, advice and life lessons. Unfortunately, for many families in South Africa, whilst not short of love, not every home has a kitchen stocked full of food.
Every child should be able to celebrate their fifth birthday. Yet every year, thousands die from preventable illnesses before they reach this age.
Our world is more connected than ever before, but we are facing some major obstacles that need to be overcome. By coming together and supporting the UN’s 17 Global Goals, we have the power to create a bright future.
For most parents, it is unimaginable that their child might not reach the age of five. However, this is the sad reality for some parents. Discover how you can make a big difference to a child's life.
Unilever Foundation Ambassador Harsh Mishra believes in the power of sanitation to help save lives and develop communities.
Attending school gives children the essential foundations they need to succeed in life. Yet, kids worldwide are missing out on this important chance. Find out how our partnership with UNICEF in 2015 helped 10 million children in Brazil, India and Vietnam get access to education in just one year!
Did you know that 8 out of 10 girls with low body confidence are so concerned with the way they look that they opt out of important life activities? Together we believe we can make a difference and Dove is already working to help make girls unstoppable.
Access to a clean and safe toilet is a basic human right. Yet one third of the world’s population live without proper sanitation. Find out how with one simple choice, you can help millions of people gain access to toilets.
The world as we know it is ending – and that’s a good thing. Because a new one is just beginning...
Making learning fun! A new interactive game that is improving the maths literacy of thousands of children across South Africa.
Every morning millions of South African children head to school with big dreams. Unfortunately, for many, the odds are against them. Every day, diseases, poor sanitation and lack of infrastructure get in the way of our children’s high hopes.
Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, with the livelihoods of approximately 50 million people depending on its production. With climate change, a rapidly growing population and poor agricultural practices threatening the futures of tea farmers, the choices we make in tea aisle have the power to make a big difference.
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.
Reel Gardening is a biodegradable colour-coded paper tape that encases organic fertiliser and seeds at the correct depth and distance apart. It takes five minutes to plant, and uses 80% less water. Since inception, approximately 500,000 meters of the product has been distributed, which is making a real impact on communities in South Africa.
Every year, 6.6 million children around the world won’t live to see their fifth birthdays because of diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea. Find out how Lifebuoy senior brand manager, William Van Der Westhuizen, is putting the power back into the hands of the community through simple education.
Ola’s vendor programme has helped to improve the lives of over 1500 residents to date.
By joining forces, we can work together to raise awareness of the need for adequate sanitation throughout South Africa.
For the future generations, in addition to education, experience is a key part of setting them up for their life ahead, and getting their hands a little dirty is part of obtaining that experience.
The Share a Smile, Help a Child partnership forms part of Save the Children's biggest ever global campaign, EVERY ONE, which is inspiring urgent action to eradicate mortality from preventable diseases.
Every year millions of people are left devastated by the effects of heart disease. But little steps can make a real difference for you and your loved ones.
The older we get, the more we feel like we’re in control of our lives. However, we often forget about one of the most important aspects: our health. A healthy heart not only keeps you alive; it keeps you active, energetic and in love with life. Making simple changes to take control of your cholesterol and is the first step towards taking care of your heart.
Flora’s “It Takes a Village Campaign” encourages easy diet and lifestyle changes. The study, to test and lower a community‘s overall cholesterol level through a lifestyle programme, was designed to dramatically improve the health of participants within just three weeks.
Sanitation is a basic human right, so it’s hard to image that a staggering one third of the world’s population does not have access to improved sanitation. Domestos, is working to change this, in support of the UN’s 17 Global Goals.
There isn’t one simple solution to climate change, there are thousands. Climate change is a big deal – for our families, for our communities and for the planet. While we must campaign together to tackle the big causes, in our own lives small actions can also make a big difference.
We consider water a basic life necessity but it has been predicted that by 2025 this may not be a reality for 4 billion people around the world, who will struggle to have access to clean water. That’s virtually half of the world’s population! What is more, completing simple household chores shouldn’t require a long journey to the river, or waiting inside all day for the water supply to be switched on, but this is the reality for millions of families.
Climate change, and an ever-growing population, is creating a higher demand for fruit, vegetables and other grown foods than ever before. Making responsible choices in our food shopping has never mattered more.
Every child should celebrate their fifth birthday, but every day thousands of young children and babies die from preventable diseases. We have the power to help save 600,000 kids every year, and one inspirational New Leader is showing us how.
Raise awareness by pledging your support for zero hunger.