Rebecca Marmot is the Chief Sustainability Officer of Unilever. She is responsible for driving through advocacy and partnerships, transformational change on priority areas of Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan: climate change and eliminating deforestation; sustainable agriculture and smallholder farmers; water, sanitation and hygiene; opportunities for women; plastics and the circular economy; impact finance; and health and wellbeing. As Chief Sustainability Officer, Rebecca also leads the next chapter of Unilever’s sustainability journey beyond the USLP. Prior to this role, Rebecca was Global Vice President of Sustainability at Unilever where she led the global advocacy, policy and partnerships team, heading engagement with external stakeholders and building the optimal enabling environment to drive sustainable business. Under her leadership, Unilever played a role in major sustainability milestones such as the 2015 Paris Agreement and the creation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals – otherwise known as the Global Goals – positioning Unilever at the forefront of sustainable business. Before joining Unilever, Rebecca served as Global External Affairs Director at L’Oréal and in External Affairs at the UK Department for Trade and Industry. Here she was responsible for stakeholder management on UK government projects. Rebecca is a Non-Executive Director at Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor.