Paul Polman

Mission Board Co-Chair

  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Business line
    EQT Future
  • Title
    Mission Board Co-Chair

Paul Polman has been working with EQT since 2021. He is a business leader, campaigner, and co-author of “Net Positive: how courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take”, a Financial Times Business Book of the Year.

Paul Polman works to accelerate action by business to tackle climate change and inequality. As CEO of Unilever (2009-2019), he demonstrated that business can profit through purpose, delivering shareholder returns of 290% while the company consistently ranked 1st in the world for sustainability. Today he works across a range of organisations to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which he helped develop.