27 outstanding women leaders from 11 countries have been selected as Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen, an annual listing of exceptional female sustainability leaders in the region. They were chosen out of 126 nominations from 20 countries across Asia.

The 2019 List was announced by Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) CEO Tim Mohin, and ÁsthildurHjaltadóttir, GRI’s Chief of Network Engagement and Regional Implementation Officer, who were Guests of Honour at theAsia Sustainability Reporting Summit’s networking cocktail reception in Singapore. They presented Superwoman Certificates as a mark of honour to the Sustainability Superwomen attending the event.

A Sustainability Superwoman is someone who is leading change through sustainability strategies and initiatives within her organisation as well as outside of her organisation. An international jury reviews and assesses the nominations to identify the winners.

Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen is a non-profit project initiated by CSRWorks International, Singapore’s most trusted name in sustainability consulting, training and thought leadership. The project’s purpose is to recognise and honour the contribution of exceptional women leaders who are driving change to make the world a better place.

Rajesh Chhabara, managing director of CSRWorks International, said,”We’re delighted to seeAsia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen go from strength to strength. These women have led the way on sustainability and diversity throughout Asia. We hope that bycelebrating their numerous achievements we will inspire more women to become future sustainability leaders. “

Here is the full list of Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen 2019:

Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen 2019 List of Honour

S. No. Name Title Organisation Country
1 Aisah Eden Executive Vice President, Corporate Services Sarawak Energy Berhad Malaysia
2 Angela Sim Founder and CEO Alps Group Pte Ltd Singapore
3 Anoka Abeyrathne Co-founder & Asia-Pacific Representative SustainSolutions / UN Habitat YAB Sri Lanka
4 Dr. Darian McBain Global Director of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Thai Union Group PCL Thailand
5 Durreen Shahnaz Founder & CEO Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) Singapore
6 Eranthi Premaratne Director, Sustainable Business MAS Active Trading Pvt Ltd (MAS KREEDA) Sri Lanka
7 Evi Afiatin Executive Board Director & Chief Financial Officer BPJS Ketenagakerjaan Indonesia
8 Febriany Eddy Vice President & Director PT Vale Indonesia Tbk Indonesia
9 Gennie Yen Founder/ President CSRone Reporting Platform/ Veda International Corporation Taiwan
10 Herry Cho Director, Head of Sustainable Finance Asia Pacific ING Bank Singapore
11 Izumi Kobayashi Co-Chairperson Women Corporate Directors Japan Japan
12 Kristin Koleen Vice President, Sustainability SM Investments Corporation Philippines
13 Laleh Daraie National Coordinator GEF/SGP at UNDP Iran
14 Lavina Sequera CSR Professional & Founding Member Soil of India India
15 Prof. Madhavi Srinivasan Professor/ Co-Director NTU/ NTU SCARCE Centre Singapore
16 Madhulika Sharma Chief Corporate Sustainability Tata Steel Limited India
17 Maria Victoria Tan Group Head, Enterprise Risk Management & Sustainability Ayala Corporation Philippines
18 Mariam Al Foudery Group Chief Marketing Officer Agility Singapore
19 Naina Batra CEO & Chairperson AVPN Singapore
20 Ninfa Rubio Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Provincial Government of Palawan Philippines
21 Shalini Singh Chief of Corporate Communication & Sustainability,
CEO & Managing Trustee of Tata Power Community Development Trust(TPCDT),
Chief of Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI)
Tata Power Co Ltd India
22 Dr. Sandy Chong Founder & Principal Consultant Verity Consulting Pte Ltd Singapore
23 Sophia Cheng Chief Investment Officer Cathay Financial Holding Co Ltd Taiwan
24 Dr. Vikas Goswami Head of Sustainability, Good and Green Godrej One Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies India
25 Voravan Tarapoom Chairman of Executive Board BBL Asset Management Co Ltd Thailand
26 Win Win Tint Founder & CEO City Mart Holding Co Ltd Myanmar
27 Yvonne Soh Executive Director Singapore Green Building Council Singapore

Note to editors:

The full list of Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen 2019 will be published on on 4th September 2019 immediately after the names are announced at the event.



About the Organisers

Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen is organised by CSRWorks International, Singapore’s trusted sustainability services firm focussed on consulting, training and thought leadership.

CSRWorks also organises the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards(ASRA), the highest international recognition for reporting excellence, and the Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit, the region’s top annual gathering of reporting community. 

CSRWorks International is a GRI Certified Training Provider, GRI Data Partner and a GRI Gold Community Member. CSRWorks is also IIRC’s Foundation Training Partner for approved Training in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka and the Middle East. As EcoVadis’ CSR Expert Partner for Southeast Asia, CSRWorks provides training and advisory to suppliers participating in the EcoVadis CSR Assessment.

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