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David Bent
Sustainability Advisor at Independent


Passionate about playing his part in a generation that puts the world on a sustainable footing. Until 2016, David worked at Forum for the Future, an independent non-profit working globally to solve complex sustainability challenges, most recently as Director of Sustainable Business. He advised dozens of companies in the UK, USA and India on how they can be more successful by creating a sustainable future.

Now independent, David is working with various institutions that are shaping economic transformation, including: the Institute for Global Prosperity at UCL, with a global programme on ‘industrial strategies for global prosperity’; developing a 'Gigatonne Lab' to accelerate a rapid transition to a zero carbon world; and, EIRIS Foundation, helping responsible investors make a difference.

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