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.NameTitleOrganisationCountry
1Aisah EdenExecutive Vice President, Corporate ServicesSarawak Energy BerhadMalaysia
2Angela SimFounder and CEOAlps Group Pte LtdSingapore
3Anoka AbeyrathneCo-founder & Asia-Pacific RepresentativeSustainSolutions / UN Habitat YABSri Lanka
4Dr. Darian McBainGlobal Director of Corporate Affairs & SustainabilityThai Union Group PCLThailand
5Durreen ShahnazFounder & CEOImpact Investment Exchange (IIX)Singapore
6Eranthi PremaratneDirector, Sustainable BusinessMAS Active Trading Pvt Ltd (MAS KREEDA)Sri Lanka
7Evi AfiatinExecutive Board Director & Chief Financial OfficerBPJS KetenagakerjaanIndonesia
8Febriany EddyVice President & DirectorPT Vale Indonesia TbkIndonesia
9Gennie YenFounder/ PresidentCSRone Reporting Platform/ Veda International CorporationTaiwan
10Herry ChoDirector, Head of Sustainable Finance Asia PacificING BankSingapore
11Izumi KobayashiCo-ChairpersonWomen Corporate Directors JapanJapan
12Kristin KoleenVice President, SustainabilitySM Investments CorporationPhilippines
13Laleh DaraieNational CoordinatorGEF/SGP at UNDPIran
14Lavina SequeraCSR Professional & Founding MemberSoil of IndiaIndia
15Prof. Madhavi SrinivasanProfessor/ Co-DirectorNTU/ NTU SCARCE CentreSingapore
16Madhulika SharmaChief Corporate SustainabilityTata Steel LimitedIndia
17Maria Victoria TanGroup Head, Enterprise Risk Management & SustainabilityAyala CorporationPhilippines
18Mariam Al FouderyGroup Chief Marketing OfficerAgilitySingapore
19Naina BatraCEO & ChairpersonAVPNSingapore
20Ninfa RubioProvincial Planning and Development CoordinatorProvincial Government of PalawanPhilippines
21Shalini SinghChief 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 LtdIndia
22Dr. Sandy ChongFounder & Principal ConsultantVerity Consulting Pte LtdSingapore
23Sophia ChengChief Investment OfficerCathay Financial Holding Co LtdTaiwan
24Dr. Vikas GoswamiHead of Sustainability, Good and GreenGodrej One Godrej Industries Limited and Associate CompaniesIndia
25Voravan TarapoomChairman of Executive BoardBBL Asset Management Co LtdThailand
26Win Win TintFounder & CEOCity Mart Holding Co LtdMyanmar
27Yvonne SohExecutive DirectorSingapore Green Building CouncilSingapore

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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