Explore our speakers

Nigel Topping

CEO, We Mean Business

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background :

Previously, Nigel was Executive Director of CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project). Nigel has 18 years’ experience in the private sector, consulting for and running manufacturing businesses. He holds a BA in Mathematics from Cambridge University and an MSc in Holistic Science from Schumacher College.

ACHIEVEMENT and IMPACT / What is the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum all about ? What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, startup, company ?

We Mean Business is a coalition of organisations working on climate change with thousands of the world’s most influential businesses and investors.

LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities ?

Totnes, Devon, UK

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you :

“The unsatisfactory thing about despair…, is that, besides being fruitless it’s far less exciting than hope” David Quammen, The Song of the Dodo

 Website :