Shaping our future with Sustainable Leadership


July 22-23 , 2022

Advancing responsible capitalism and green initiatives through recognition and connections.

Why Join?

ESG World Summit

A purpose driven global event widening and deepening sustainability impacts


Status quo evaluation is the starting point to build a successful action plan. A 360 degrees report on your organization's sustainability performance with recommendations would enhance success.


Get inspired by industry leaders and their sustainability journey through our Master class. Create a new vision for your institution for the future.

Take Action

Sustainability is inherently forward-looking. Rethink and redesign your current business model to become even more sustainable and scalable. Plant a tree and plant a hope for future. Create positive impact.

Connect and Share

Collaboration is the key for achieving change. Leaders should connect with others to address sustainability challenges, help shape the social context in which they operate and explore new market opportunities.
Get Recognition

Global ESG GRIT Awards- 2022

The Award program and process is curated by Corpstage and ESG Research Foundation supported by reputed global partners and sponsors. Nominations will be received from businesses worldwide. The process is spread over a period of three months with three rounds of robust evaluation.


Sheraton Towers, Scott's Road

Event Date

22 - 23 July 2022.

Award Categories

Click on cards to learn about dimensions

Special Awards

Most Promising Transition
Best Carbon Credit Project
Net Zero Early Mover
Best Sustainable Innovation
Best SDG Impact
Best Sustainable Finance Products
Sustainability Champion
Women in Sustainability

Who should Apply

Head of Sustainability Consultants & Lawyers

Tech Enablers & Impact Investors

Districts/ Suburbs Smart cities

Municipalities / Local Councils

Social enterprises Foundations

NGOs Schools and Universities

Large Corporates Listed/Unlisted

Private Public/ Sector Undertakings

Screening Process

Our Speakers & Jury

Meet our Jury and Speakers who are experts with in-depth knowledge and passion for SDGs and ESG.

Alan Johnson

IFAC President, USA, Chair of Jury.

Irena Zubcevic

United Nations, Chief of Intergovernmental Policy and Review Branch

Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer(CDL); UNGC SDG Pioneer2018; UNEP FI/UN PRI Advisory, Singapore

Helle Bank Jorgensen

Founder at Competent Boards, Canada

Jack Sim

Founder of World Toilet Organisation, Singapore

Nicholas Ng

Co-founder, The Food Bank Singapore

Dr Aliye Celik

Chair of the Board, Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, USA

Dr. René Schmidpeter

Professor for Sustainable Management at the IU, Germany

Dr. Naresh Tyagi

Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, India

Prof. Inderjit Singh

President at WBAF Global Startup Committee, CEO, Solstar International, Singapore

Dr. Pradeep Panigrahi

Head Corporate Sustainability, Larsen & Toubro, India

Martina Macpherson

President, Network for Sustainable Financial Market, London

Marija Pujo Tadic LL.M

President of the IICA, and the European Commission's Ambassador for the European Climate Pact

Sertac Yeltekin

Founder and Managing Director, Zingforce ventures, Co-Founder Purpose venture, Singapore

Lynn Johannson

Catalyst at @AYCR1234, Catalyst at The Collaboration, Canada

Vilma Mattila

Co-founder of Node Kapital, (World Web3) &

Constant Van Aerschot

Director Asia Pacific, WBCSD, SIngapore

Shweta Shukla

Head of Global Partnerships, Unilever International, Singapore

Atul Gupta

Former President of ICAI, India

Sadia Lakehal

Presidente founder, Global Women in Manufacturing and AgTech, Canada

Henry Wang

International Author, Advisor & Speaker, Hong Kong

Nicolas Defachel

Head of Green Solutions APAC at ENGIE, Singapore

Katarina M.V. Galic

President and Advisor, Zergratran

Rahul Singh

Best-selling Author , Award-winning Speaker, ESG Advisor, Singapore

Audrey Walls

Head of Distribution, Customers and Growth Zurich Resilience Solutions, Singapore


Full registrants may attend any event listed below at no extra charge. There will be fireside chats, panels and roundtable discussions on topics such as Sustainable and Smart cities, Decarbonisation and Innovation in Food Systems. Below are tentative topics for discussions subject to finalisation by speakers. 

22nd July


23rd July


Day 1

9.00 AM- 9.30 AM
Registration and Welcome
9.30 AM- 10.40 AM
Keynote Speech

Pathways to Sustainable Leadership- ESG and Net Zero

Speech: Urgency to take Climate Action

Opening Speech: Boards Driven ESG and Climate Action

10.40 AM- 11.35 AM
Roundtable 1

ESG Adoption: Changing Organisational Cultures 

Sustainable Finance Track : ESG Risks Amid Climate Change and Geopolitics

ESG Investing - Creating a Sustainable Future

11.35 AM-11.45 AM
Networking Break
11.45 AM - 12.30 PM
Roundtable 2

Leading Innovations for Sustainability 

 Foundation of Wholesome Sustainability- Culture vs Reporting Requirements

12.30 PM- 14.00 PM
Lunch Break with Keynote
14.00 PM - 15.10 PM
Net Zero Track

Track 1 : Decarbonisation: How to Achieve with Profitability?

Track 2 :  Carbon offsets: Trends, Issues and Solutions

Track 3: Myths and Concerns around ESG Investing 

15.10 PM - 15.55 PM
New Trends

How tech companies are driving the agenda of sustainability

Changemakers Securing a Sustainable Future


18.00 PM - 23.00 PM
Dinner and Awards

Presentations and Speeches

Day 2

10:00 AM -12.00 PM
Keynote Speeches

Sustainable cities: Transition or Transformation? 

Food Sustainability and Innovation

Meeting of Chief Sustainability Officers


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trip to Singapore Sustainable Gallery
3:00 PM
Trip to Gardens by the Bay & Departure


Nominees: Nominees will receive the link for the Corpstage assessment after registration and payment.   

Attendees:  For group bookings please contact us directly. 


USD 600
  • ESG Score Report
  • Recommendations
  • Masterclass & Roundtables
  • Networking Lunch & Award Dinner
  • Plant a Tree in your name


USD 300
  • Gala Award Dinner
  • Networking Lunch &
  • Masterclass and Roundtables
  • Connect and Network
  • Plant a tree in your name

Nominees - Online

USD 400
  • ESG Score Report
  • Recommendations
  • Keynotes
  • Masterclass & Roundtables
  • Plant a tree in your name
  • Livestreaming of Award Ceremony

Attendees- Online

USD 100
  • Key notes
  • Masterclass
  • Roundtables
  • Plant a tree in your name
  • Livestreaming of Award Ceremony


CorpStage aims to inspire business leaders to adopt sustainable business models and create values for all stakeholders. It stands for business transparency, fair play and equal rights for every stakeholder. CorpStage helps create sustainable values by its advisory services and its smart future focused ESG Platform. The platform enables businesses to process and present verified sustainable performance and reports with confidence and reliability without spending too much time and resources.

ESG Research Foundation is a company incorporated under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 and limited by Guarantee. It promotes research and initiatives in the ESG space to make sustainability adoption mainstream.


Organising Committee


Dr Nisha Kohli

Louise Lai

Louise Lai


Outi Grüner


Shilpa Vijayan


Himani Aggarwal


Michella Irawan

Got a Question

Please contact us at to receive our Sponsorship Brochure.

You have an option to buy multiple tickets.

If you have any special access requirements, please contact us at upon registration and we can make necessary arrangements to enable your attendance to this event.

Please inform us of any dietary requirements you have so we can accommodate you on the day.

We accept payments through our online form which has integration with Paypal. If you preference to any other mode please write to us at

Yes, we accept payments upfront on registrations. For nominations, assessment questionnaire will be emailed within 3 business days of receiving the payment. For attendees , email confirmations will be sent immediately.

No. We do not require names of all of your delegates when booking online, as we will contact you closer to the event date to collect this information from you.

Attendees and nominees will have to make arrangements on their own. The event will be at Grand Hyatt and there are many hotels nearby.

Attendees will have to follow mask-on and SMM guidelines as specified by the event administration and Singapore Government. Please check safe travel portal before arriving in Singapore.

Due to unforeseen circumstances if the event is:
Postponed : No refunds.
Cancelled: 75% refund
Converted to a virtual event: 30% refund.
We will inform all the sponsors, speakers and registrants.

We will return 75% if the cancellation is prior to 30 calendar days of the event. Within 30 days, no refunds will be issued.

Yes, it can be transferred. 


45, Scotts road, Singapore-228232

ESG Research Foundation

C 9 Sushant Lok 1, Gurugram,

Haryana, India