Lord Deben

Lord Deben

Company: Climate Action Committee

Job title: Chairman


The Rt. Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, set up and now runs Sancroft, a Corporate Responsibility consultancy working with blue-chip companies around the world on environmental, social and ethical issues. Lord Deben is Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change and Valpak Limited. He was the longest serving Secretary of State for the Environment the UK has ever had (1993-97). His sixteen years of top-level ministerial experience also include Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Minister for London, Employment Minister and Paymaster General in HM Treasury. He has consistently championed an identity between environmental concerns and business sense.


KEYNOTE: Delivering net-zero in a time of crisis 11:05 am - 11:20 am

Talking points: The UK’s “unlawful” net-zero strategy: A progress update Why net-zero is the solution, not the cause, of the energy crisis Policy priorities for 2023Read more

stream: 2. NET-ZERO STAGE
day: DAY 1 - 1 March 2023
stream: Policy, frameworks and definitions