Unilever CEO Paul Polman on Committing to Sustainable Growth

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"The amount of resources we currently use is 1.5 times the world's resource capacity. Is that sustainable? A billion people still go to bed hungry. Is that sustainable? The richest 85 people have the same wealth as the bottom 3.5 billion. Is that sustainable?" In this interview with McKinsey's Rik Kirkland, Paul Polman discusses why capitalism must evolve, his company's efforts to change, and how business leaders are critical to solving intractable problems. Click to read an essay by the CEO of Unilever on our site, a part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the McKinsey Quarterly: http://bit.ly/McKQSustainableUnilever.