Unilever is also changing the aim of these products: “We have progressed all communication of product benefits towards ‘glow’, ‘even tone’, ‘skin clarity’ and ‘radiance,’” the company has noted. “We recognize that the use of the words ‘fair’, ‘white’ and ‘light’ suggest a singular ideal of beauty that we don’t think is right, and we want to address this,” explains Sunny Jain, head of Unilever’s Beauty & Personal Care.
In addition to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce: -We are donating more than $1 million to organizations and activists including @blklivesmatter, @naturbanleague @bailproject and National Bail Fund Network. -We will continue to increase our work with and investment in diverse suppliers. -We uphold a zero-tolerance policy on intolerance – both among our Unilever employees and suppliers, customers and partners that work with us. -We will add our voice and influence to advocate for safe and fair access to voting this November.
Quaker Oats is rebranding all Aunt Jemima pancake products, and Dreyer’s said they will change the name of their cult-favorite Eskimo Pie ice cream, referring to the name as “derogatory. ” Johnson & Johnson is also doing its part by discontinuing two lines of skin-lightening products that have a following in Asia: Neutrogena Fine Fairness and Clean & Clear Fairness.