Kaizzen has announced the appointment of Gayatri Ramanathan as senior director of ESG (environmental, social and governance) and sustainability.
The ESG and sustainability practice will offer its clients strategic advisory on ESG, its training, sustainability and reporting, as well as CSR related advisory services.
She moves from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, where she was associate director.
Vineet Handa, CEO, Kaizzen, said, “Gayatri is a highly experienced professional in the ESG space with over a decade of experience handling key portfolios. Her deep understanding of sustainability and environment along with her expertise in media and communications is the key USP which will help drive the ESG and sustainability practice at Kaizzen. We welcome her to the India leadership team of Kaizzen.”
He added, “ESG is a gamechanger in the current times and we are delighted to be among the first to start an ESG and sustainability practice. Our endeavour is to support our clients with expertise in this space and create sustained outcomes which help drive growth, while strengthening environment and sustainability.”
Ramanathan said, “ESG and sustainability is the key to Indian industry remaining globally competitive. Indian corporates need to transform quickly over the next few years to emerging global sustainability standards. I look forward to my role as Senior director, ESG and Sustainability at Kaizzen, in facilitating this transformation by creating brand awareness around this and other ESG related initiatives. I am excited to work with Vineet and the Kaizzen team to make this journey a huge success and add value to all stakeholders
With over a decade of experience, she has also worked with companies like Business Standard, Probyon Power Consultants LLP and UBM India, among others.