In the Speeches section, you can read what our business leaders have to say on subjects including how business can pursue its goals in a responsible, sustainable way, and the relationship between business and society.
Highlights from Paul Polman's speech.
Patrick Cescau launched a major initiative on palm at HRH The Prince of Wales's May Day Business Summit on Climate Change in London, 1 May 2008.
Group Chief Executive Patrick Cescau speaks at the launch of the World Bank - International Finance Corporation's Doing Business 2008 report. Unilever House, London, 12th October 2007.
Group Chief Executive Patrick Cescau is awarded the Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics at Columbia Business School's Social Enterprise Conference, New York on 26 October 2007.
Group Chief Executive Patrick Cescau speaks at INSEAD's INDEVOR Alumni Forum on Integrating CSR into Business Strategy in Fontainebleau, France, 25 May 2007.
Chairman Antony Burgmans speaks at the 2007 World Traders' Tacitus Lecture, The Guildhall, City of London - February 2007.
Patrick Cescau speaks at the CIAA Congress, Brussels - October 2006.
Patrick Cescau, Group CEO speaks at the Business as an Agent of World Benefit: A Global Forum - October 2006
Patrick Cescau speaks at the 6th World Conference on Detergents, Montreux - October 2006.
22 June 2006: Patrick Cescau speaks at the CIES 50th World Food Business Summit, Paris.
10 April 2006: Speech by Gavin Neath, SVP Global Corporate Responsibility, Business as a partner in reaching the Millennium Development Goals. The Business, NGO & Development Conference, World Bank, Washington, USA.
Antony Burgmans, chairman of Unilever, speaks at the 4th Jelle Zijlstra Lecture by Professor Tony Atkinson, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam - December 2005
26 August 2004: A speech by Antony Burgmans, Unilever chairman, at the 5th International Sustainability Forum, Zurich.
15 July 2004: Speech by Hans Eenhoorn. Millennium Development Goals: the contribution of responsible business to sustainable development highlights the role of business in helping to achieve the Goals.
14 October 2003: Niall FitzGerald, former Unilever Chairman: Understanding people to build brands, The Institute of Grocery Distribution, Annual Convention.
02 October 2003: A speech by Niall FitzGerald, former Unilever Chairman. "CSR: Rebuilding Trust in Business". Distinguished Speaker Series, London Business School.
Speech by David Duncan, head of global research and development, Unilever Home & Personal Care. Presented at the Stockholm International Water Symposium on 14th August 2003.
17 October 2002: Ralph Kugler, President Unilever Home and Personal Care, Europe, discusses social and economic development issues at the Global Detergents Conference, Montreux, Switzerland.
20 March 2002 Chris Pomfret, Business Director, Frozen Foods, Birds Eye Wall's Given at the European Association of Communications Agencies and UNEP's conference, Can Sustainability Sell.