In this interview with the United Kingdom-based Ethical Corporation magazine (www.ethicalcorp.com)Tom Burke says business needs to wake up to the interconnected nature of risks such as resource security and climate change.
Tom Burke is currently an Environmental Policy Adviser to Rio Tinto and a Visiting Professor at Imperial and University Colleges, London. His other roles include Senior Advisor to the Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate and a Founding Director of environmental non-profit E3G. He has recently been appointed to the External Review Committee of Shell and the Sustainable Sourcing Advisory Board of Unilever. He is a former Executive Director of Friends of the Earth and has been Special Advisor to three Secretaries of State for the Environment.