Embracing sustainable business practices gains momentum in Asia

With investors and stakeholders demanding transparency, accountability, and responsibility, ESG is now a key business consideration.
By: | March 27, 2023
Topics: ESG | News | Restructuring

Executive recruitment firm Kerry Consulting has launched a new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) recruitment practice to focus extensively on hiring mandates for senior sustainability roles in Asia.

Led by Adnan Atan, Executive Director, Kerry Consulting, the ESG recruitment practice at Kerry Consulting will be dedicated to supporting clients in identifying and attracting top-tier talent who can support organisations in sustainability initiatives and change programmes. The practice will also focus on recruiting senior-level executives with demonstrable experience in driving positive social and environmental impact.

Adnan said, “Given our extensive industry expertise, we are well-positioned to assist clients in achieving their ESG goals through securing top talent. As sustainability considerations have become an integral component of corporate strategy, we are excited to aid our clients in recruiting individuals who can lead practical and transformative change.”

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Declan O’Sullivan, CEO, Kerry Consulting, added, “We are glad to see demand for talent in the area skyrocket as more organisations recognise the need to embrace sustainable business practices. At our consultancy we already place significant emphasis on hiring sustainability and change-minded talent across many industries. Creating a dedicated practice to satisfy our clients’ ESG recruitment mandates is a natural progression and an important and exciting move for us.”