A few years ago, the founders of a company called Unileve were at a conference when a journalist asked them how they would market their feminine products.
Unilevel had been one of the first companies to make and market feminine products, but when it was founded in 1998 it wasn’t a household name.
It was, in part, because its products were made with only the most feminine ingredients: organic coconut oil, coconut cream, coconut oil derived from pecans, and coconut flour.
The company’s founders were so committed to organic coconut that they donated their entire production to the local food bank, and they also made a commitment to donate their profits to local charities.
Unicef, a global non-profit agency, recognized Unileves dedication to the cause.
“It’s really remarkable to see this incredible passion and commitment to sustainability and care for the environment that unilever has,” says Uniceff’s Mary Beard, who founded Unileven with her husband, Matt Beard.
“They’re the people that are actually making the world a better place and supporting the people who make it.”
Now, more than a decade later, Unilev is a global brand that has a strong presence in a host of different categories.
But its roots in coconut oil go back to the very beginning.
Unite Beauty, Unicefs most famous beauty brand, is named after a coconut oil extract.
When Unilevar launched in 2002, UniteBeauty was still in its infancy.
It wasn’t until the company was acquired by Unilevin in 2009 that the brand really made waves.
Unise Beauty is now the most-recognized brand in the world for the products it sells.
Its products are made with ingredients such as palm oil, vegetable oil, and rice bran, which is the kind of palm oil that has been used to make coconut oil for decades.
The brand is now used by a number of celebrities and celebrities-cum-celebrities-cum entrepreneurs, including Ashton Kutcher, Ellen DeGeneres, and Beyoncé.
“If you want to know who you are, you want it to be in your palm oil,” says Kutcher.
“There are so many different types of coconut oil out there, and so many ingredients, that when you mix it with a little bit of the right ingredient and a little touch of the wrong ingredient, it makes a beautiful product.”
The Unise brand is one of many brands to take the lead on the issue of the need for sustainability.
The founder of Unise, Susan Lee, said that the company’s decision to go organic in the mid-2000s was influenced by the need to ensure the sustainability of its ingredients and products.
“The company was inspired by the fact that it was the first coconut oil company to go from organic to 100 percent organic,” she said.
The couple’s focus on sustainability led them to the realization that, in the future, many of the most important things we buy could also be made from renewable sources. “
Unise was founded by Lee and her husband in 1995.
You’re going buy it locally, and if you’re making your own coconut oil or organic coconut milk or organic soy milk, you can do it right here, right now.” “
In the future,” says Lee, “if you’re going to make clothes or cosmetics or perfumes or perfumery, you’re not going to buy it from a factory where you’re forced to use harmful chemicals and polluting fertilizers.
You’re going buy it locally, and if you’re making your own coconut oil or organic coconut milk or organic soy milk, you can do it right here, right now.”
The idea behind Unise was to create an organic, non-corporate brand that would make products that would be truly natural.
So, while the brand has grown in popularity and is used by celebrities such as Ashton Kutchers wife and Unise’s co-founder Susan Lee and is featured on the Unise website, it is still made with coconut oil.
“Unilever’s approach to the whole business model is completely sustainable,” says Susan Lee.
“Coconut oil has a lot of benefits.
It has antibacterial properties, it has a wonderful skin texture, it’s a great source of vitamin E and omega-3s and is rich in omega-6 fatty acids.”
But the brand’s approach has also come at a cost.
Lee says that Unilevers cost structure is a major part of the reason why she and her colleagues are concerned about the future of the company.
“We have a large amount of cash, but we don’t have a sustainable product.
Our products are being used, but if we were to stop using them, it would have a big impact on our bottom line.”
Lee is not opposed to organic alternatives, but she feels that it would be better if Unilevy was