Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Joanne Flinn

the ESG Institute



Joanne is the Chairwoman of the ESG Institute and the author of Greensight, the Sustainability Guide for Company Directors. She works with leaders to move from extractive to regenerative ways of doing business. Leveraging a pragmatic commercial perspective developed as Country Head of PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Services Consulting, her passion is enabling leaders accelerate their transition to Net Zero and beyond through environment, social and governance (ESG). “As the scope of business accountability broadens, we empower leaders with the mindset of environment, social and governance along with competency, diagnostics and roadmaps to accelerate resiliency, prosperity and legacy.

Session featuring this Speaker

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Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

Pitch stage: Inspiring change with women and youth entrepreneurs for good

Magali du Parc CrostaBaan Dek Foundation, ThailandCo-Founder, Senior Strategic AdvisorJoanne Flinnthe ESG InstituteChairwomanViveka KalidasanRiver Venture StudioFounder-CEONavaneetha S NathTogather for GoodFounderMarina Tran-VuEQUOFounder & CEO
Can youth entrepreneurs lead the transition to a fairer economy? In this session of short-fire inspirational talks, you'll hear from a diverse lineup of youth and women innovators who have turned their bold ideas into thriving businesses. Discover how they overcame challenges, secured funding, built their teams, and navigate their founders' journey.
Innovate Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
1:20 PM2:00 PM

Smart cities, inclusive futures: Navigating women's role in tech-powered urban planning

Farizan d'Avezac de Moran GreenA Consultants Pte Ltd Senior Partner Joanne Flinnthe ESG InstituteChairwomanXin Yi LauThe Carbon TrustSustainable Finance Lead, Southeast AsiaJung-Joo LeeNational University of SingaporeAssociate Professor
In the realm of urban spaces, gender bias is ingrained. Varied mobility patterns, healthcare requirements, and caregiving tendencies influence how effectively cities cater to women. In the age of smart cities, how can we integrate women's unique needs into urban policymaking and guarantee tech solutions that prioritise gendered perspective in urban planning? What strategies can be employed to enhance women's participation in these urban development processes?