Unilever has become an important factor in shipping's green transition

With the green agenda, global retail chains – and, by extension, consumers – have gained influence that extends all the way into container carriers' executive offices. ShippingWatch has interviewed Unilever and H&M Group about their roles as levers. First up is Unilever.

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When large swathes of green forests are burning to the ground, and the flames almost look like flares emitted from the surface of the sun, people all over the world are bound to take heed of such imagery, undoubtedly making them tremble from the sheer intensity of it all.

As much, if not more so, can be said about those residing in areas riddled by storms with a strength triple or quadruple that of hurricanes, tsunamis or mudslides wrecking houses or entire cities, as seen in Germany in July.

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