Consumer goods giant Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has cut down over 300 trees inside its now-defunct thermometer factory that lies adjacent to the Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary.
HUL's total expenses was at Rs 9,546 crore, up 14.68 per cent in the first quarter of FY 2021-22, as against Rs 8,324 crore a year ago.
While Tata Steel, NTPC, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, ICICI Bank, M&M and HDFC Bank followed IndusInd in losses, Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, Bajaj Auto, HUL and Nestle India were among the gainers.
The activists petitioned Environment Minister Siva V Meyyanathan to stop the ongoing illegal handling of mercury wastes by the company.
Activists have petitioned Tamil Nadu environment minister Siva V Meyyanathan to stop the alleged illegal handling of mercury wastes by the company
HUL, in its annual report for 2020-21, had said that the profitability of Lakme Lever Pvt Ltd for the year was largely impacted on account of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The commodities which are particularly exacerbating domestic inflation include palm oil, a key ingredient for home and personal care items including soaps.
Under its 'Mission HO2PE', HUL will send 4,000 concentrators to the worst affected cities which includes Delhi, Lucknow, Bangalore etc, the FMCG major said in a statement.
The Health, hygiene, and nutrition segment, forming 80% of the business, saw double-digit growth for the third consecutive quarter, while out-of-home and discretionary categories improved sequentially
Mehta said that the e-commerce sector would grow not only due to the sheer convenience it offers but also for the assortment it provides.
Three Indian firms -- Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints and Bharti Airtel -- are among Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies.