Paul Simpson has been at the forefront of CDP's expansion since its inception in 2000 and has led CDP from a climate specific focus into other environmental areas. He previously worked with Chesham Amalgamations & Investments Ltd, the International Society for Ecology & Culture and is a former director of the Social Venture Network. Simpson sits on the advisory panel of Guardian Sustainable Business and the Global Stranded Assets Advisory Council for the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University.
Although business leaders are clamoring for a strong policy on climate action, there are only low expectations for success at the UN's annual climate summit. Do the two groups even understand each other enough to start a productive dialogue?