This series of articles is dedicated to finding out what makes a great corporate sustainability officer, the challenges they face doing their jobs, and who the most impactful sustainability leaders in Asia Pacific are.
Some corporate sustainability teams have dwindled in recent months as businesses put survival ahead of green ambitions. Others have grown in status, as companies join the dots between environmental and social wellbeing and business resilience. Eco-Business explores how Covid-19 changed the role of the sustainability officer.
Sustainability chief for Asian conglomerate New World Development, Ellie Tang was behind the creation of Hong Kong's first urban biodiversity museum. In this interview, Tang talks about how to sell sustainability to CEOs, and one question sustainability leaders should be asking themselves this year.
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
Jeannie Kwok, who led the phasing out of plastic bottles and straws within the first year of heading corporate responsibility at Hilton, believes food waste is the key issue sustainability chiefs should be focusing on in 2020.