Eliot Whittington

Development Director at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

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Director, Prince of Wales’s UK Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change (UK CLG)

Eliot Whittington is the Director of the Prince of Wales’s UK Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change (UK CLG) – which brings together UK businesses to work towards a step change in policy and action on climate change. He has worked for a number of years in policy and campaigning for UK development charities, including providing climate change policy analysis for Save the Children UK and Christian Aid. Before this he was Christian Aid's Senior UK Political Relations Adviser, leading lobbying work with parliamentarians and political parties, and has also worked on campaigning with the World Development Movement and with Oxfam GB. During his career he has written a number of significant policy reports on subjects such as biofuels and carbon trading, lobbied ministers and officials, worked with parliamentarians to change legislation, organised campaign events that have gained local, national and international media attention and spent some time coordinating a major national campaign in Ethiopia.

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    How business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action

    In the first of this year’s Christ's Climate Seminars, Eliot Whittington, Development Director at Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, talked about how business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action.