Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever

Jun 1 2016

A recent report stated 62 percent of surveyed millennials “only want to work for an organization that delivers social and environmental impacts.” In an interview with the Guardian, you mentioned millennials “…don’t want to work for banks.” Can you tell us more about the importance of purpose in the corporate world?

Increasingly millennials want to work for companies where they can make a difference, positively influence others and ultimately leave this world in a better place than they found it. That’s a life with purpose.

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