Ms Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited

Esther joined City Developments Limited (CDL) in 1995 to set up the Company's Corporate Communications department and subsequently established the company’s CSR portfolio.   She is instrumental in building up CDL’s leadership in sustainability. 

A pioneer CSR practitioner and a management committee member of Singapore Compact for CSR since 2005, Esther has been listed as one of the Global SustainAbility 100 leaders since 2011, an international listing of noteworthy achievers who are making an impact in sustainability on behalf of their organisations.

CDL's relentless efforts in embracing sustainability for business excellence have won many international and local accolades such as the BCA Green Building Champion Platinum and BCA Built Environment Leadership Platinum Award as well as the Singapore Business Federation Outstanding Sustainability Award.Ranked top amongst Asian developers by the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking 2014, CDL is also the first Singapore developer to be listed on 3 coveted global sustainability listings, namely the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2002, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations since 2010 and Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2011.

CDL is committed to sustainability reporting and was the first Singapore company to publish a GRI-checked Sustainability Report in 2008 and also the first Singapore listed company to attain A+ level GRI-checked report in 2012.