2018 – Paul Polman

On 5 April 2018 the Treaties of Nijmegen Medal was awarded to Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever. He received this in recognition of his contributions, on a national and an international scale, for a greener and more sustainable living environment.

Following the award ceremony, Polman gave the Treaties of Nijmegen address.

‘..trust is what binds any society together.

Business has to step-up.  It cannot be a bystander in a system that gives it life in the first place.

People rightfully expect business to be an agent of change.’

Photography: Mathijs Hanekamp


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