07 Jan '13, 5pm

2013: Life on the Edge of the Sustainability Cliff

2013: Life on the Edge of the Sustainability Cliff

: Most corporate sustainability budgets were flat in 2012 and will likely be constrained heading into 2013. Bucking this trend for most of the S&P 500 in 2012, a few companies stand out as increasing commitments and investments to accelerate corporate sustainability. Unilever [NYSE: UL] and its CEO Paul Polman in particular continued to shine bright in 2012, producing economic success and receiving global accolades. Unilever’s sustainability programs provide a blueprint for how visionary CEOs can lead on sustainability while being profitable and delivering value to shareholders. Polman rebukes “quarterly capitalism,” refusing to provide quarterly earnings guidance, and has set a public goal of doubling the company’s revenues while cutting its environmental impact in half.

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