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Elizabeth Small

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Elizabeth Small

General Counsel and Head of Policy, North America, CDP
Elizabeth Small

Elizabeth Small is GC and Head of Policy at CDP the global data and disclosure platform, focusing investors, companies, and governments on building a sustainable economy by measuring and understanding environmental impacts. Elizabeth is a global thought-leader, an experienced advocate, and a strategic business advisor. CDP holds the world’s largest environmental database, and it's data can be used to track progress against net-zero commitments as well as towards global goals such as those set out in the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. More than 18,700 global entities disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2022, an increase of 233% since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015. A "Risky Woman to Watch," Elizabeth leads on legal and strategic business matters and oversees CDP’s annual investor request, the CDP Supply Chain program, CDP policy, Cities, States, and Regions (CStaR) including the CDP-Matchmaker climate resilient infrastructure program, data and technology operations; and serves on the Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity and Accessibility (JEDIA) global task force. She is also an adjunct professor, where she teaches and writes about Bioethics.