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Harish Manwani:
Profit’s not always the point

TED@BCG Singapore · 13:58 · Filmed Oct 2013

You might not expect the chief operating officer of a major global corporation to look too far beyond either the balance sheet or the bottom line. But Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever, makes a passionate argument that doing so to include value, purpose and sustainability in top-level decision-making is not just savvy, it's the only way to run a 21st century business responsibly.

COO, Unilever
Harish Manwani joined Unilever as a management trainee in 1976; he is now the company's chief operating officer. Full bio