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Public Lecture Series: Paul Polman KBE

Northumbria University


Paul Polman KBE, Co-Founder and Chair, IMAGINE

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Capitalism's Reinvention: how Sustainable Development Goals can drive a new market, where purpose delivers profit and business plays its urgent role in tackling runaway climate change and reducing global poverty.


This lecture is co-hosted by Northumbria University and North East Initiative on Business Ethics.


 About the Speaker

Paul PolmanPaul is Co-founder of IMAGINE, Chair of the International Chambers of Commerce and the B-Team, and Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact, after being the CEO of Unilever for ten years. Prior to joining Unilever, Paul was chief financial officer of Nestlé S.A. from January 2006 as well as executive vice president for the Americas from February 2008.

Paul earned a BBA/BA from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, in 1977 and an MBA/MA in economics and finance from the University of Cincinnati in 1979. He has honorary degrees from the Universities of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK (2000) and the University of Cincinnati, USA (2009).

Refreshments will be available from 6pm with the lecture 6.30pm - 7.30pm. Please click on the Book Now button to reserve your place at this lecture.










Event Details

Northumbria University
Lecture Theatre 002
Business & Law Building, City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne



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