Unilever CEO: The cost of inactivity on climate change is greater than the cost of action

Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever, said the anticipated disruptions caused by rising temperatures will cost companies US 1.3 trillion by 2026 . The anticipated disruptions caused by rising temperatures will cost companies US 1.3 trillion by 2026 .

New Delhi (India), September 20: Alan Jope, Global CEO of multinational consumer products company Unilever, said on Tuesday that the anticipated disruptions caused by rising temperatures will cost companies US 1.3 trillion by 2026 and could result in the elimination of 80 million jobs, stressing the importance of creating competitive industries.Therefore, to achieve peak financial results, a company must be able to operate a profitable one, according to the CEO, who was quoted by FICCI in a statement.At a conference titled Leadership for the Future, several business leaders said that the need for resilient net zero economies is acute and that leadership with a purpose is what will drive future company growth.The following are the key takeaways from the meeting:* For a sustainable and inclusive growth, business leaders need to develop resilient companies that are aware of the consequences of climate change on operations, value chains, and society in general.

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