Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer City Developments Limited (CDL), Singapore

An active advocate for green building and sustainability for over two decades, Esther has been instrumental in establishing CDL’s global leadership in sustainability since 1995. It is ranked top real estate company on the 2021 and 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. Pioneering sustainability reporting and green finance in Singapore, Esther is a prominent speaker and thought leader in sustainability. She was conferred the 2018 SDG Pioneer for Green Infrastructure and A Low Carbon Economy by the UN Global Compact for her advocacy of UN SDGs. A UNGC Caring for Climate network signatory, she sits on the boards or advisory platforms of leading organizations including World Green Building Council, Global Reporting Initiative, UN PRI Real Estate Advisory Committee, UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network Executive Council, Urban Land Institute Sustainability Product Council, GRESB Foundation, Asia Pacific Real Assets Association, and Singapore Institute of Directors’ ESG Committee.
  • ESG Expertise: Raising The Bar for Boards

    • 1020 - 1050
    • Day 1 : 19 October 2022

    The global ESG landscape is swiftly changing and this requires business leaders to be adept at business sustainability, ESG risks and opportunities. Board directors need to develop a better understanding of their fiduciary duties and litigation risks in line with new sustainability regulations.

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