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Recharge: Talking New Energy #17 - Interview with Yulanda Chung, Head of Sustainability at DBS Bank

Author: Formative Search

Published date: 2023/11


In this latest episode of Recharge: Talking New Energy, we had the privilege of hosting Yulanda Chung, the Head of Sustainability at DBS Bank. Yulanda's role at DBS Bank revolves around spearheading sustainable practices within the organization, integrating environmental, social, and governance considerations into their operations and decision-making processes.

Yulanda captivates us with her extraordinary career journey, beginning as a journalist in Hong Kong and later embarking on a transformative transition into the world of sustainability. Her unwavering commitment to sustainability surpasses fleeting trends and surface-level gestures, as she shares profound insights on the significance of substance over superficial reporting. Yulanda's guidance proves invaluable for aspiring sustainability professionals and entrepreneurs, emphasizing that ESG is driven not by being "woke," but by an enlightened self-interest for both companies and countries.

Moreover, she candidly shares her own moments of career uncertainty, highlighting the importance of curiosity and not defining oneself solely by professional pursuits. Yulanda's openness even extends to considering the possibility of embarking on an internship in the future, showcasing her enduring thirst for learning and personal growth.

Join us for this captivating conversation with Yulanda, where her remarkable journey and vision unfold. Her story, combined with the mission of DBS Bank, exemplifies the transformative potential of sustainable practices in shaping a more environmentally conscious and socially responsible future. Tune in to gain valuable insights and be inspired by Yulanda's perspective. Enjoy the episode, and take care.

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