Paul Polman

Mr. Polman is Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce, The B Team and Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact. He is also the former CEO of Unilever and during his 10 years leading the company he focused on building an environmentally and socially responsible business. Before joining Unilever Mr. Polman worked for Proctor and Gamble for 27 years. In recognition for his contribution to promoting sustainable business models, Mr. Polman received the UN Foundation’s Champion for Global Change Award in 2014.

The SDGs provide the world’s long-term business plan by putting people and the planet first. It’s the growth story of our time.
— Paul Polman