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Taking action on the Global Goals

How are film-maker Richard Curtis, architect William McDonough, eco-entrepreneur Livia Firth and our own CEO Paul Polman taking action to reach the Global Goals?

2015 was a remarkable year for humanity and the planet. People, businesses and governments came together to agree a global climate deal and a set of Global Goals that give us a path to end poverty, combat climate change, and fight injustice and inequality.

In 2016, we turn our attention to action.

We asked a number of game changers in the fields of entertainment, business, non-profits, architecture and sustainability how they are taking action to reach the Global Goals.

As we share their answers over the next few weeks, we’d love to hear what you’re doing too. Tell us how you’re taking action using the hashtag #collectiveaction.

How are you taking action on the Global Goals?

How are you taking action on the Global Goals?

2015 was a big year for positive change. People, businesses and governments came together to agree a global climate deal, and a set of Global Goals that give us a path to end poverty, combat climate change, and fight injustice and inequality.

How is Bill McDonough taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Bill McDonough taking action on the Global Goals?

Architect and Cradle to Cradle author William McDonough is designing innovative architecture to enable more sustainable living.

How is Lord Malloch-Brown taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Lord Malloch-Brown taking action on the Global Goals?

Lord Malloch-Brown, Co-Chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, is sending a message to business

How is Richard Curtis taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Richard Curtis taking action on the Global Goals?

Film-maker Richard Curtis is striving for a real, not cosmetic, impact

How is Blake Mycoskie taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Blake Mycoskie taking action on the Global Goals?

Blake Mycoskie is creating new business models to meet global goals.

How is Leena Nair taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Leena Nair taking action on the Global Goals?

Leena Nair, Unilever’s Chief HR Officer, wants to inspire one million women as part of her personal commitment to the global goals.

How is Keith Weed taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Keith Weed taking action on the Global Goals?

Keith Weed, Unilever's Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, wants to mainstream the global goals

How is Jonathon Porritt taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Jonathon Porritt taking action on the Global Goals?

Jonathon Porritt, Founder and Director of Forum for the Future, wants everyone to play their part in achieving the global goals

How is Anu Sridharan taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Anu Sridharan taking action on the Global Goals?

Anu Sridharan, Founder and CEO NextDrop, wants to provide people living in rural India with timely and reliable access to clean, safe water.

How is Jane Wurwand taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Jane Wurwand taking action on the Global Goals?

Jane Wurwand, Founder of Dermalogica and FITE, wants to help women entrepreneurs and small business owners to stand on their own two feet.

How is Livia Firth taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Livia Firth taking action on the Global Goals?

Livia Firth, Founder and Director - Eco Age, talks about her campaign #30wears which encourages everyone to be an active consumer.

How is Paul Polman taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Paul Polman taking action on the Global Goals?

Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, wants to put purpose into business to help achieve the global goals

How is Nitin Paranjpe taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Nitin Paranjpe taking action on the Global Goals?

Here’s what Nitin Paranjpe had to say #collectiveaction

How is Amanda Sourry taking action on the Global Goals?

How is Amanda Sourry taking action on the Global Goals?

Here’s what Amanda Sourry had to say #collectiveaction

We all have a part to play in building a brighter future. What’s yours?

Share your thoughts with #collectiveaction

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