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This is a transcript of a Business Green interview with Paul Polman, published in September 2015. Business Green is website that covers news and advice for how businesses can grow while becoming more environmentally responsible. Paul was interviewed in New York, the week that the Global Goals were announced at the UN.
“We can lay the foundation for ending poverty and build a sustainable future for generations,” Unilever’s CEO Paul Polman told business leaders, government representatives and others at the UN Global Compact Summit’s 15th anniversary event in New York on 25 June.
Eradicating deforestation is essential to the sustainability of the food industry and an urgent priority in the battle against climate change, Paul Polman told the Global Landscapes Forum in Lima on 7 December.
Universal access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is key to eradicating poverty and enabling inclusive, sustainable economic development, Unilever’s CEO Paul Polman told WaterAid’s Annual Supporters Meeting on 10 October 2014.
We are at a tipping point where political leadership and business must work together to address system level challenges, like climate change, which are beyond the power of any one actor to fix alone, said CEO Paul Polman in his keynote address.
Today, Unilever released its results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013 which show growth ahead of its markets in a tough economic and competitive environment. This demonstrates again that the transformation of Unilever to a sustainable growth company is on track.
2015 will be a pivotal year in the journey to sustainable development if decisive action is taken to deliver a brighter future for all, Paul Polman told the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.
Businesses and governments have made good progress on the commitment to halve poverty by 2015 but the task is still incomplete, CEO Paul Polman told the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Forum: MDG Success: Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact.
Management accountants have a pivotal role to play in helping to develop new models of business in the 21st century, Paul Polman told the Annual Presidents Dinner of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants on 25 October.