Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)

A pioneer CSR practitioner for over 20 years, Esther is instrumental in building up CDL’s sustainability leadership.   
CDL is the first and only Singapore company listed on Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for 8 consecutive years and is currently ranked top real estate company.  It is also the first to be included in leading global sustainability benchmarks such as the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2002, MSCI ESG Research since 2009 and Dow Jones Sustainability Indices since 2011.    

A committee member of the Global Compact Network Singapore, which is the local network of UN Global Compact for CSR, Esther is a member of the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board and the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative Singapore Steering Committee.   Her latest appointments include a member of the UNEP Finance Initiative Real Estate Work Group, GRI Corporate Leadership Group on Integrated Reporting and Sustainable Stock Exchanges’ Green Finance Advisory Group.