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Proxy firm Glass Lewis had endorsed Unilever's Dutch move

Oct 09 2018

LONDON Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis had recommended shareholders vote for Unilever's proposed move to the Netherlands before the plan was scrapped last week.

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic waste - Greenpeace

Oct 09 2018

LONDON Drink companies Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle were found to be the world's biggest producers of plastic trash, a report by environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

In haste to go Dutch, Unilever misjudged concerns in Brexit-bound UK

Oct 06 2018

LONDON Unilever's reputation for valuing all stakeholders rather than just shareholders boosted its corporate governance credentials, but landed the consumer goods firm in trouble when it tried to move its headquarters from London.

CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-In haste to go Dutch, Unilever miscalculated concerns in Brexit-bound UK

Oct 06 2018

LONDON, Oct 5 Unilever and its CEO Paul Polman have a reputation for valuing all stakeholders rather than just shareholders, boosting their corporate governance reputation, but when it came to its planned headquarters move away from London that got it into trouble.

Unilever drops Dutch HQ move after British investors rebel

Oct 05 2018

LONDON Unilever executives scrapped plans to move the company headquarters to the Netherlands on Friday in the face of a shareholder revolt, keeping one of Britain's most valuable businesses in London ahead of Brexit. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 3-Unilever backs down on HQ move to Netherlands after investor revolt

Oct 05 2018

LONDON, Oct 5 Unilever scrapped plans to move its headquarters to the Netherlands on Friday in the face of a British shareholder revolt, keeping one of the country's most valuable companies in London ahead of Brexit.

E-cigarette maker Juul files complaints against 'copycat products'

Oct 04 2018

LONDON Juul Labs, the e-cigarette maker at the heart of a U.S. crackdown on youth vaping, has filed patent infringement complaints in the United States and Europe against what it said were copycat rivals. | Video

E-cigarette maker Juul files complaints against "copycat products"

Oct 04 2018

LONDON, Oct 4 Juul Labs, the e-cigarette maker at the heart of a U.S. crackdown on youth vaping, has filed patent infringement complaints in the United States and Europe against what it said were copycat rivals.

Exclusive: Godiva chocolate owner Yildiz preps Japan business sale - sources

Sep 26 2018

LONDON Yildiz Holding is exploring a sale of Godiva chocolate's Japanese business in a deal that could fetch around $1.5 billion, according to two sources familiar with the matter, potentially letting the company pay down debt and invest elsewhere.

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