Unilever is a global consumer products company, having products sold in 190 countries worldwide to serve 2.5 billion consumers who use its products every day. Unilever has more than 400 brands spanning in various consumer products categories from detergents, skincare, haircare, dish washing to food. Ranked the market leader in seven major product segments including laundry detergents, haircare, skin cleansing, body care, rice porridge, ice cream and dish washing. It has 32 factories in Southeast Asia and six global research and development facilities worldwide and employs over 150,000 people around the world. In 2018, Unilever was nominated No. 1 Employer of Choice in 50 markets including Thailand.
Employee EngagementUnilever is a purpose-led company and encourage employees find their inner purpose. Employees with purpose tend to engage more than employees who does not. Employees’ purpose that are aligned with the company’s purpose results in happier employees and are likely to stay with the company longer. A purpose workshop has been organized for all employees in the organization to help them draft their purpose. Unilever also compile innovative programs such as; CARE Live sessions, to help employees keep track and suggest precautions for their health. Mental Being program, a hotline number has been introduced for those who need counseling about their work or personal life and training of Mental Health Champions who can listen and provide non-judgmental confidential support to any employees struggling to cope with crisis and other stressors. UniVoice, an annual well-being survey, is conducted annually to check on employee’s well-being and engagement with the company.
Unlock Capacity for GrowthFast moving generation are our future employees and customers. To react to these changes, Unilever empowers people to unlock their capacity through agile working, always simplifying and leading for an inclusive future of work. Encouraging its employees to develop their skill and gain experience. Unilever launched Flex Experiences where employees can volunteer themselves in projects or assignments, either within their function or cross-function worldwide. Unilever Thailand has embedded digital into the heart of organization, the heart of Unilever's data-driven marketing is the "digital hub", where a group of people sits together and work in real time which we call "Scrum Team", seeking out new customers for the company's products. These analysts study the data for consumer traits, segment them, scale it across an entire country. Working closely with Digital Hub is our inhouse agency content creator, “U-Studio” creates content from Real-Time Data Insights to reach out to target group within 24 hours.
Unilever supports diverse workplace and create respectful environment to increase well-being and contribution the multicultural employees. Unilever has organized several events to empower and raise awareness in Equity, Inclusion & Diversity. Unilever hosted Women in Engineering to encourage and welcome young female engineers. To promote gender equality, Unilever launched a 15-day paternity leave to support new father to bond and take care of his newly born child as well as maternity leave has been increased for up to 16 weeks. We have extended our flexible benefit to cover on same sex partner and non-legally married opposite-sex partner. Moreover, initiating local Proud Network which is a LGBTQI+ platform for raising awareness and provide support to LGBTQI+ colleagues.