Polman Achievements

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THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PAUL POLMAN Polman, being the Chief Executive Officer of Unilever has been praised and honoured by many as a very successful and future ahead leader. He was admired by the media of the world for showing such devoted and enthusiastic leadership. Since he was appointed as the CEO of Unilever in 2009, he has accomplished a significant number of achievements in his life, personal and work. The following paragraphs will be about Polman’s selected awards for his leadership in sustainable development. Among the first awards that he got since involved in the business of Unilever was in the year of 2012, where Polman was awarded the FIRST Award for Responsible Capitalism. According to Responsible Capitalism website, this organisation…show more content…
K. Prahalad Award for Global Sustainability Leadership by Corporate Eco Forum. Since Polman taking over Unilever, the organisation has been known as having a bold vision, with correspondingly remarkable and extraordinary engagements. The organisation’s Sustainable Living Plan has made it proper for Unilever and Polman to accept this prestigious award in business industry, by setting out ambitious goals for 2020. It is also noted that this plan underlies of actions to help improve the lives of over one billion people’s health and well-being, and obtaining 100% of its agronomic raw resources…show more content…
During receiving his latest achievement on CMI Gold Medal Award, Polman commented that “Businesses need to be at the heart of developing solutions to the long term issues people care about.” Indeed, Polman was right as the essence to business success is to have your customers’ and public’s trusts. When you managed to solve the issues that people have been care about, you gain their trusts and their supports. It is imperative to have these kind of supports and trusts in order to maintain and strive for the business
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