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Simon Maxwell

Simon Maxwell

Simon is the independent Executive Chairman of CDKN, a global alliance of southern and northern organisations delivering innovative solutions for climate compatible development in developing countries.

From 1997 to 2009, Simon was the director of the ODI- Europe’s best known think tank on international development and humanitarian policy- and from 2001 to 2005, he was President of the Development Studies Association of the UK and Ireland. Simon has lived in Africa, South Asia, and South America. In 2007, he was made a CBE for services to international development.

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FEATURE: Countries need to count the carbon in globally traded goods - here's how

Countries' imported emissions challenge the global governance of climate change - but they can take steps to address this, say Simon Maxwell and Aarti Krishnan. [more]…

FEATURE: Postcard from Copenhagen - green growth leaders' conference

Executive Chairman Simon Maxwell looks at the case for a new industrial revolution to drive emissions reductions, after attending this week's Green Growth Leaders conference in Copenhagen. [more]…

El Salvador 2010 - Finca San Jorge - Erik Torner, IM

OPPORTUNITY: CDKN seeks your views on green growth - final part

In the final part of CDKN’s exclusive discussion series on green growth, Simon Maxwell, CDKN’s Executive Chairman, presents the last of his 'Ten Observations on Climate Change and Growth' and invites your views. [more]…

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