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Why Sustainable Finance & ESG?

Sustainable finance and ESG are increasingly taking hold of the global financial services sector. With sustainable finance issuances reaching new milestones in both developed and emerging markets, changing investment patterns are altering global financial markets. Around the world, financial institutions are catalysing private finance and advancing investments towards decarbonisation, positive social impact and improved governance. But this isn’t enough.

For the global economy to be undergirded by sustainable finance and ESG, multi-stakeholder approaches to complex global challenges, is crucial. Policymakers, regulators, investors, financial institutions, businesses and multilateral organisations must collaboratively constitute an environmentally and economically sustainable global economy.

As countries emerge out of the pandemic, greater demand on investments to meet long-term net zero and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) need to be supported by a holistic risk-return-impact appetite. Embedding sustainability and ESG values in investment and business strategies that deliver on a low-carbon growth is crucial to achieving a carbon-neutral global order.

auctusESG stands at the intersection of this systemic change with an aim to accelerate global sustainable finance and climate transition. The firm offers strong advisory services led by unique methodologies and frameworks, delivered by exceptional practitioners with experience of over 30 years in finance, investments and sustainability.

With an emphasis on opportunity-led design and delivery of sustainable finance strategy, products and practices, ESG and climate risk-led structures towards augmenting mitigation, adaptation and resilience, auctusESG works with its clients on enhancing risk culture and creating an opportunities landscape by embeding sustainable finance and ESG into business decision making. Thus, contributing towards stimulating a global sustainable economy and achievingcrucial climate and sustainable development goals.

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Sustainable Finance &
Climate Strategy

Sustainable Finance & Climate Strategy
    • Green Investments
    • Blended Finance
    • Developmental Finance
    • Circular Economy Financing
    • Social Financing

ESG Risk & Resilience

ESG Risk & Resilience
    • ESG Risk Assesment & Management
    • Climate Risk Assessment & Management
    • Climate related Financial Risk disclosures (TCFD Framework)
    • Skill enhancement of risk professionals and analysts 

Knowledge, Research and Innovation

Knowledge, Research and Innovation
    • Research, Analysis and Report Development
    • Policy Advocacy
    • Capacity building and training

Founder & Managing Director

Namita Vikas

Namita Vikas

A senior business leader with 30 years of diverse global experience in climate strategy and sustainability across banking, technology and the FMCG industry. Ranked one of the “Leading Women in Business Sustainability” by World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and was globally recognized as “Sustainability Leader of the Year” by Ethical Corporation, UK in 2017.

In 2018, she was named one of “Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen” by CSRWorks International. In 2019, she was featured in the list of “India’s Top 100 Women in Finance” by Association of International Wealth Management of India. She regularly features on Asia & global lists of leading women in Renewable Energy, Green Finance & CSR by renowned benchmarks.

With comprehensive understanding of banking, investment sectors and sustainability, she has been instrumental in bringing many 1sts to the industry. Her well-rounded experience spans specializations & expertise in climate finance, ESG & Climate Risks, Responsible and Green banking, triple bottom line accounting, and large scale sustainable development.

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The potential for sustainable finance in indigenous communities

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Opinion: Growing Requirements for Adaption Finance in India

Adaptation finance is emerging as a global climate priority. Read to learn about Namita Vikas’ views on…

Why private capital is the key to unlocking carbon capture at scale

COP26: What is Climate Finance and Why is it Important for Reducing Emissions?

Under the Paris Agreement, developed countries had pledged to deliver to developing countries an annual climate…