Namita Vikas

Founder & Managing Director(auctusESG)

"Namita Vikas is currently the Founder and Managing Director of auctusESG, a global firm providing strategic advisory and enablement on sustainable finance, climate transition, ESG, and climate risk management. An award-winning senior business leader with over 32 years of diverse global experience in sustainable finance, ESG, and climate strategy across banking and technology. Previously held a CXO with a large Indian private bank, issued the maiden green bond and launched several innovative first-of- its-kind sustainable finance products. Was instrumental in raising over USD 1 billion in green capital from marquee global DFIs. In 2020, founded auctusESG towards accelerating global sustainable finance and climate transition. Has been steering marquee global projects awarded by international governments, UN agencies, and global DFIs in emerging markets like Latin America, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, India, and Africa. Namita continues to be a member of several expert committees on Sustainable Finance and ESG, including those by the Government of India, and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Currently, she serves on the global advisory board of Climate Bonds Initiative, UK, the Finance Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency (IEA), WoTR, India, and Digital Green, USA."