Photographic portrait of Chaitanya Kalia
Businesses today understand the importance of climate change and sustainability. However, it is imperative to support and address the challenges keeping business outcomes in mind.

Chaitanya Kalia

EY India Climate Change and Sustainability Services Leader

Committed to sustainable development, a climate change expert, advisor on non-financial reporting. Digitally savvy and a nature lover. Amateur cyclist, swimmer and an ornithologist.

Chaitanya is the Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) leader for EY in India. He specializes in providing advisory and assurance services related to sustainability, nonfinancial reporting, climate change and energy, outcomes measurement, and environment, health and safety.

Chaitanya has over 23 years of experience, out of which 20 years is with EY. He has been instrumental in developing the CCaSS practice while advising clients and governments alike on the complex issues of environment management and sustainability.

With his acumen in mathematical modelling, he is continuously working towards monitoring project performance helping clients create sustainable economic development.

Chaitanya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s degree in Hydroinformatics from the UNESCO – IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, Netherlands. He also holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur and has completed a Senior Executive Leadership Program from Harvard Business School, US.

How Chaitanya is building a better working world

“Most of my work is in developing countries in the high impact areas of sustainable development or corporate social responsibility, where actions from governments or corporates directly make a difference to human life and impacts future generations.

Over the years, I have seen a tangible impact of my work in the changing landscape, as policies are becoming increasingly environment-friendly and outcomes are measured not only by financial performance but also by the overall impact they make on the citizens.

It is deeply inspiring for me to be in a position where my every day work helps me build a better working world.”

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