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.  He is Chairman of the UK Government Committee on Climate Change and was the longest-serving Secretary of State for the Environment of the UK (1993-97). Lord Deben’s 16 years of top-level ministerial experience also include Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Minister for London, Employment Minister and Paymaster General in HM Treasury, experience which helps him to champion an identity between environmental concerns and business sense.