BOSTON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Persefoni, the climate platform for businesses and institutional investors to provide real-time assessments and management of their carbon footprint, today announced that Rakhi kumar serve on the company’s Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB). Kumar brings more than 20 years of international experience across a wide range of industries, including insurance and investments, sustainable investments, climate transitions, ESG business strategy and policy advice. In his role within the Persefoni SAB, Kumar will advise the management of Persefoni to support the development of its platform and product offerings.
“Rakhi joins a growing group of ESG and sustainability experts who understand SAB, and brings extensive cross-industry and international experience in sustainability investing and insurance, which adds a critical perspective to our strategies. commercial ”, declared Tim mohin, Director of Sustainable Development at Persefoni. “The SAB plays a crucial role in guiding Persefoni in developing the cutting-edge carbon accounting and disclosure features our customers need to enable the transition to a low-carbon economy. Rakhi’s experience and perspective will greatly enhance this effort. ”
“I am honored to join Persefoni’s Sustainability Advisory Board and to be part of a company that develops much-needed climate tools that leverage standardized measurement frameworks, such as the CFP, to help their clients streamline data. on carbon emissions. The financial services sector needs these tools to develop and make informed decisions on their climate transition trajectories. At Persefoni, I find myself alongside sustainability experts with a similar passion for tackling climate change, which gives me hope at a time when global warming reveals alarming new threats every day. “Kumar said.
Kumar is the Senior Vice President of Sustainability Solutions at Freedom Mutual Insurance. Previously, she was responsible for ESG investments and asset management at State Street Global Advisors. She is currently a member of the advisory board of the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Colombia Business School, and has already sat on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Working Groupthe working group of asset managers in North America and the Institutional Investor Council Corporate Governance Advisory Board. Additionally, Kumar is widely hailed in its industry and has been recognized as a leader in governance by the National Association of Corporate Directors, identified as a ‘Top 10 to Watch’ wealth management magazine in 2018, and received the award Abigail Adams Award in 2017 by the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, which recognizes women who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the development of women’s political, economic and social rights.
Persefoni is the first smart climate platform designed for businesses and institutional investors to easily calculate, analyze, manage and report their carbon footprint in real time. As Carbon’s ERP, the Persefoni SaaS platform provides users with a single source of carbon truth for their organization and allows them to manage their carbon transactions and inventories with the same rigor and transparency as their financial transactions.
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