Senior Advisor Sustainability and ESG

Aruna Narayanan is a sustainability enthusiast and strategic thought leader with a passion for driving prosperity through people empowerment and planet protection.

She is a highly accomplished results driven professional with two decades of corporate experience. She focuses on sustainability, ESG, impact investing, innovative waste management and recycling, marketing communications and corporate social responsibility. With previous leadership positions at organisations including Purecog Holdings, Dulsco, Accenture and Ocwen Financial Corporation, she is adept at supporting companies and their clients on sustainability journeys with lasting positive impact across multiple stakeholders.

Presently Aruna serves on the advisory board for various companies guiding them on embedding sustainability into their businesses by leveraging the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She also serves as the President of the Alumni Network of Harvard Women (UAE Chapter).

Aruna is actively involved in sustainability focused associations like the United Nations Global Compact and is an avid volunteer for various causes aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals including education, gender diversity, youth engagement and environmental awareness.

She is a TEDx speaker and regular panelist at industry forums and radio talk shows. One of her initiatives on glass upcycling has been featured in the popular BBC travel show on Dubai Sustainability. Aruna has been recognised as one of the most influential CMO’s of GCC (2015), GCC’s Top 50 Marketers (2016) and Most Impactful Global CSR Leaders (2017).

Aruna is an alumna of the Harvard Business School and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Aruna Narayanan

My Sessions

A Proactive Approach to Implementing your ESG Strategy

8 March 2022, 09:45 - 10:30


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