About Us

Purpose: To create the world’s first public sculpture conveying the transformational power of green finance in global markets


  • To artistically convey green finance and its power to transform global markets
  • To be a public benefit and serve an educational purpose
  • To provide a focal point for green financiers to gather
  • To be a global inspiration that is adapted across the world
  • To honour the work of sustainable investment pioneers

Origin: This idea originally came from the late Tessa Tennant, a pioneer of green investment, and further adapted with close colleagues in April 2018.


Governance:  This is a project of CDP Worldwide (registered as a charity in England with number 1122330), with strategic direction provided by a sculpture committee of green finance, sustainability and art experts, and additional expertise in public art provided by the specialist art consultancy Modus Operandi.

Committee Members (as of November 27, 2018)

  • James Cameron, Chair of the Sculpture Project Committee, Chairman, Overseas Development Institute, Senior Advisor, SystemiQ
  • Amal-Lee Amin, Chief of the Climate Change Division, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Ian Callaghan, Founder and Lead Author at NDCI.global; Co-founder, Climate Finance Accelerator
  • Mark Campanale, Founder and Executive Director of Carbon Tracker
  • Rose Dempsey, Head of Communications, Serpentine Gallery
  • Paul Dickinson, Treasurer of the Sculpture Project, Executive Chair of CDP
  • Nick Robins, Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment
  • Ciara Shannon, Project Director of the Sculpture Project, Director, EdenWorks
  • Jeremy Smith, Partner of Norburn Partners, Trustee of CDP
  • William Staempfli, Head of Glen Estate and Architect

In thanks for their help –

  • Giles Chitty – Holden & Partners
  • Julie Hill
  • Ingrid Holmes – Hermes Investment Management
  • Kate Murphy – Rathbone Greenbank
  • Charles Perry – Green Entrepreneur