He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.
As chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman tapped into the company’s history in an effort to make it more sustainable, and profitable.
Rarely do you see a fellow CEO attack Jack Welch publicly with such a hard (and on the sweet spot) swing. Unilever's former CEO Paul Polman, seeking sainthood with the long-term crowd.
. Good news is that more CEOs are mobilising. IMAGINE is an activist corporation & foundation -- a catalyst for courageous collectives like the fashion industry at G7. Like the song says, “I’m not the only one”
Interesting interview with
#sustainability champion. The kind of leadership the world needs.
Popeyes piece about my business-crush on Paul Polman for fighting off a 3G takeover and being a genuine champion of responsible capitalism:
Just seeing this awesome NYT interview with him on the topic:
A nice interview that shows the ideological nature of "profitism"
A lovely interview with Paul Polman, by
, on his career, and his vision of better capitalism: ethical culture, long term thinking, sustainability, and improving local communities.
'Some people think greed is good. But over and over it’s proven that ultimately generosity is better' -
i/v with ex Unilever CEO Paul Polman is a rare good news story...