Following divestment by a major pension fund and criticism from NGOs due to deforestation resulting from its palm oil operations in Indonesia, POSCO INTERNATIONAL strengthened its policies and processes.
EOS introduced the company to two critical NGOs, leading to a successful collaboration culminating in commitments to adhere to internationally recognised standards and to restore forest areas.
Hanah Chang is an experienced environmental sustainability specialist with over 10 years of corporate experience. She is responsible for EOS’ corporate engagements in Asia and leads on natural resource stewardship and circular economy. Prior to joining Federated Hermes, she worked as environment manager for Selfridges & Co and as consultant/manager for the Carbon Trust in London. At the Carbon Trust, she was responsible for business development and project delivery in corporate response to the TCFD's recommendations, science-based carbon reduction, business model development for circular economy and supply chain engagement. She has extensive experience working with senior executives in major companies in South Korea, where she worked in executive education. Her experience in the financial services industry in Seoul and New York further complements her role at Federated Hermes. Hanah holds an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University. She is fluent in English and Korean and speaks conversational French and Mandarin.
Nature’s larder – why food producers must safeguard biodiversity
As many of the risks associated with the decline of nature are concentrated in the agricultural supply chain, it is imperative that companies develop a comprehensive understanding of how biodiversity underpins their business model.