Lunch

Wednesday 27 October 2021

12:30

Paul Polman

Co-Founder and Chair of IMAGINE

Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take

As co-founder and Chair of IMAGINE, a for-benefit organisation and foundation that mobilises businesses around the UN Global Goals, Paul joins us to expand on his soon to be published book, Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take.

Paul Polman

Paul is Co-founder and Chair of IMAGINE. Prior to this he was CEO of Unilever (2009-2019), where he demonstrated that a long-term, multi-stakeholder model goes hand-in-hand with excellent financial performance.

Paul was a member of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel which developed the Sustainable Development Goals and as an active SDG Advocate he continues to work with global organisations and across industry to push the 2030 development agenda.

He is Chair of the B Team and Saïd Business School, Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact and honourary Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce, which he led for two years.