Nick Robins

Nick Robins was Head of the Climate Change Centre of Excellence at HSBC in London. He has been co-chair of the UNEP Finance Initiative’s climate working group, a member of GE’s Corporate Citizenship Panel, as well as a Business Fellow of the Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. Before joining HSBC, Nick was first head of SRI research and then head of SRI funds at Henderson Global Investors where he produced the first carbon audit of an investment fund and helped launch the Industries of the Future fund. Prior to Henderson, he was Director of Sustainable Markets at the International Institute of Environment and Development, where he authored research on sustainable industry, trade and consumption. He has also worked at the European Commission’s Environment Directorate and was part of the original Business Council for Sustainable Development.