We are a company of brands and people with a clear purpose - to make sustainable living commonplace.
At Hindustan Unilever Limited, responsible corporate conduct is integral to the way we do business. To succeed, we believe, requires highest standards of responsibility towards everyone we work with, the communities we touch and the environment on which we have an impact.
We do the right thing in every decision we make, supporting HUL’s long term success
We take care of the people we serve and the world in which we operate
We treat people with dignity, honesty and fairness, and celebrate the diversity of people
We have a passion for leading our industry, winning in the market, and intelligent risk-taking
Diverse Board with key skill sets
Annual deep dive strategy sessions for all Board Members
Code of Conduct for Board Members, Senior Management & Employees
Partnering responsibly with all stakeholders
Respect, dignity & fair treatment to all internal & external stakeholders
Safeguarding information thereby avoiding considerable damage to business
Regular interface with investors & shareholder grievance mechanism
Quarterly business update through Earnings Call & Annual Investor Conference
Organisational communication & regular interaction with leadership
We believe in growing our business responsibly & sustainably. Our Code of Business Principles codifies our values, making clear what is expected from our people. We expect everyone at HUL to be an ambassador of our high ethical standards – what we call ‘Business Integrity.’
The Corporate Governance Code adopted by the Board acts as a comprehensive framework within which the Company, Board of Directors and Statutory Board Committees may effectively operate for the benefit of its varied stakeholders.
HUL is committed to provide an environment that ensures every person at the workplace is treated with dignity, respect and equal treatment.
First employer in India to formally launch a holistic, gender neutral policy on domestic abuse.
This Policy expects Employees and Directors to be guardians of HUL’s core values and Corporate Purpose. The spirit of the policy is to foster a sense of collective responsibility in safeguarding the business interest. This policy provides avenue to report concerns directly to the Management or Chairman of the Audit Committee.
This policy acts as a guideline for the related party transactions of HUL and ensures that all related party transactions are carried out as per arm’s length parameters and adequate information is provided to shareholders bringing transparency.
Leadership experience of running large enterprise
Experience of crafting business strategy
Finance & accounting experience
Understanding of consumer and customer insights in diverse environments and conditions
Experience in overseeing large & complex supply chain
Understanding use of digital/Information technology across the FMCG value chain
Experience of large companies and understanding of the changing regulatory landscape
Certificate of recognition for Excellence in Corporate Governance by ICSI in 2019
Leadership category in Corporate Governance Scorecard by IFC-BSE-IIAS
Best Governed Company Award by Asian Center for Corporate Governance and Sustainability in the year 2021