Companies must cut emissions across supply chains, says former Unilever chief executive

Addressing climate changes makes business as well as environmental sense, according to Paul Polman

18th November, 2020
Companies must cut emissions across supply chains, says former Unilever chief executive
Paul Polman said the vast majority of emissions came from companies’ supply chains. Picture: Getty

Companies must cut carbon emissions across their entire supply chain if they want to address climate change according to Paul Polman, the former chief executive of Unilever.

Speaking at an event organised by the social enterprise Business in the Community Ireland, Polman said addressing climate change made financial as well as environmental sense for companies.

He said the vast majority of emissions came from companies’ supply chains, in what are known as scope 3 emissions....

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