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A challenge to the profession Logo cgma

  Oliver Rowe |   Free |   CGMA |   Jun 2019 |   FM magazine

Paul Polman is a former CEO of Unilever. At the CIMA Presidents Centenary Dinner in March he spoke on a number of issues including short-termism, wealth inequality, climate change and the challenge to accountants. The article describes his views on sustainable development and points out that the cost of not acting far outweighs the cost of acting now to prevent disruption in society.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Market & regulatory environment, Foundational

1 Comments/Reflections

Joanna Rogers

Joanna Rogers Aug 2019

Rather than developing competencies, this article provoked a lot of thought-particularly the statistics on wealth inequality.