Paul Polman to NZ primary sector: don't be 'commoditised B2B'

Paul Polman to NZ primary sector: don't be 'commoditised B2B'
NZIER's report on food and fibre sector exports was launched at a small event in Auckland. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
Former Unilever chief executive Paul Polman did not hold back as he spoke about New Zealand’s food and fibre sector at a virtual appearance in Auckland on Tuesday morning. “The value you’re extracting versus the capabilities that you have is well below your potential.“You need to become a vital ingredient in the value chain.”Polman, a former chief executive of Unilever, is known for his leadership on corporate sustainability issues. “At the end of the day you are part of the value chain and you have...

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