Introduction

Introduction

The Univest Company B.V. is Unilever's in-house central investment services company responsible for overseeing the c. €24bn of assets of Unilever's 75+ worldwide pension schemes in more than 40 countries. The Univest Company provides services to Unilever and Unilever's pension schemes, ranging from advice and assistance to reviewing and fully implementing strategies assisting plans to better manage risk and invest responsibly.

It is the vision of the Univest Company to be a leader in investment strategy design and implementation. To achieve that, we focus on delivering value adding investment advice and solutions to Unilever pension funds, which lead to better financial outcomes and better management of risk. We are market aware, share ideas internally and externally, and review new opportunities. Our purpose is to help our clients and their beneficiaries grow and protect retirement savings.

Univest Company has signed up to the United Nations sponsored Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) on behalf of the Unilever pension funds and the Univest asset pooling vehicles.