UOB has named Eric Lim as its first chief sustainability officer, an announcement read.
He will lead a dedicated corporate sustainability office and will focus on achieving the bank’s sustainability objectives of helping businesses to advance responsibly, steering consumer wealth to sustainable investments and fostering social inclusiveness and environmental well-being.
The office will work closely with the business and support functions across UOB’s network to increase focus, engagement on and execution of its sustainability strategy. The team will also develop and monitor the key performance indicators of the bank’s strategic sustainability goals, including UOB’s own carbon footprint target.
Lim will report directly to Wee Ee Cheong, UOB deputy chairman and CEO. He will also join the bank’s management committee.