Friday, April 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
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Harvard Business School, Spangler Auditorium, Spangler Center, Harvard Business School, 117 Western Ave, Allston

Climate Week: "Corporations and Climate Change: A Conversation with Unilever CEO Paul Polman"

The Harvard Business School presents: "Corporations and Climate Change: A Conversation with Unilever CEO Paul Polman."

Paul Polman has been Chief Executive Officer at Unilever since 1st January 2009. Under his leadership Unilever has set out an ambitious vision to double its size while reducing its overall environmental footprint and increasing its positive social impact.

Paul is Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and serves on the Board of the UN Global Compact. He is also on the Board of the Global Consumer Goods Forum.

At the invitation of the UN Secretary General, he recently served on the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons looking at the Post 2015 Development Agenda and previously acted as co-chairman of the B20 group of companies reporting to the G20 on Food Security.

He is a member of the European Resource Efficiency Platform chaired by Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik, and recently served at the invitation of former Mexican President, Felipe Calderon, on the International Council of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. By invitation of the Prime Minister he is currently a UK Business Ambassador.

Open to the Harvard community.

Contact Name: 

Lisa Matthews

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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