Chris Cattermole

ESG Advisory and Solutions Global Lead at UL

Chris is the ESG Advisory and Solutions Global Lead at UL. UL is a 125 year old company supporting other companies and governments to improve their sustainability, safety and security through software, standards, testing, verification and certification. He sits within UL’s Asset and Sustainability Performance business and his mission is to enable companies of all sizes to collect, analyse and report on investment grade ESG data and to enable investors to use the same data for portfolio decision making. In this role he works across the ESG landscape with companies, investors, ESG standards and ESG research agencies.

His current focuses include climate change related risk, scope 3 emissions including financed emissions and the concrete steps clients can take to address these issues from the strategic to the asset level, applying UL’s extensive understanding of science and engineering. He also works with UL’s business units to connect the dots on ESG across UL’s deep experience in product and supply chain sustainability for corporate level reporting.

Previously he worked for Accenture and KPMG across the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore. In these roles he supported large companies in the EU and Asia to understand their material ESG topics, embed ESG into business strategy & operations and demonstrate the value of ESG initiatives to investors.