Group President and Managing Director, Climate Strategy & Responsible Banking, Yes Bank, India
Namita Vikas spearheads YES BANK’s Climate Action, Green Financing and Sustainable Development agenda. As part of the top management team, her overall responsibility includes sustainability management, CSR, climate related risks and research, Triple Bottom-line Accounting, and building strategies towards responsible finance/investing and strategic philanthropy.
Namita is the Chair on the UN Natural Capital Declaration (NCD), and serves on several boards, including those of the United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), India GHG Program (IGHGP), Indian Centre for CSR (ICCSR), and YES FOUNDATION.
Committed to sustainable development, she is involved with national and international sustainable policy as a member of the United Nations Global Compact, TERI, and is often invited as a global expert to speak at influential platforms like the G20.