Namita Vikas is the Founder and Managing Partner, auctusESG LLP & Global Board Member of Climate Bonds Initiative, UK. A senior business leader with 30 years of diverse global experience in climate change strategy and sustainability across sectors including banking, technology, and FMCG, Namita comes with an illustrious experience in sustainable finance, ESG risk management, climate strategy, and disclosures. Ranked one of the “Leading Women in Business Sustainability” by the prestigious WBCSD and was globally recognized as “Sustainability Leader of the Year” by Ethical Corporation, UK.
Namita has introduced Responsible Banking to India, raised over USD 1 billion capital and credit lines towards mainstream green finance and issued India’s 1st Green Bond in 2015. She is one of the architects of UN Principles for Responsible Banking and served as Chairperson and member of global advisory bodies like United Nations Environment Program- Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), United Nations Natural Capital Finance Alliance and International Capital Markets Association. She is a prominent speaker at UN General Assembly and G-20 on Climate risks and sustainable finance