A pioneer CSR practitioner for over 20 years, Esther An is instrumental in building up City Developments Limited’s (CDL) sustainability leadership. CDL is the first and only Singapore company listed on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for 8 consecutive years and is currently ranked the top real estate company.
Esther has been on the judging panel for various environment-focused competitions, such as the Presidents’ Award for the Environment, Asian Environment Journalist Award, the Singapore Garden Photographer of the Year Competition and the CDL E-Generation Challenge. A member of the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board and the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative Singapore Steering Committee, Esther is also a committee member of the Global Compact Network Singapore, which is the local network of UN Global Compact for CSR. The founder of the Women4Green network, Esther is committed to engaging and empowering women in the male dominated green industries to drive the sustainability agenda.