Ms. Nishtha Gupta has dedicated the past 15 years to assisting organizations in their sustainability transformation journey. Her expertise spans various domains including ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), product stewardship, biodiversity management, responsible sourcing, carbon neutrality, and circular economy principles. Notably, she has been instrumental in driving sustainability initiatives within her own organization and providing guidance to numerous domestic and international clients. Her efforts have garnered recognition, with prestigious titles such as “Sustainability Leader of the Year, 2023” and “Most Impactful Sustainability Leader, 2023” among her accolades.

With a Master’s degree in Water Resources Management from TERI University, India, She has amassed diverse experience working across industry, consulting, and private equity sectors. Her portfolio includes projects spanning power plants, mining, renewable energy, cement, infrastructure, hospitality, coastal regulation zone (CRZ), and consumer products. She has played a pivotal role in providing advisory support and capacity building for organizations, industrial conglomerates, and investors, leveraging sustainability as a strategic tool for business excellence, risk management, and environmental impact assessment.

Despite facing challenges both personally and professionally, she has emerged triumphant. From being the sole female in her department during her industry tenure to managing consulting engagements while juggling the responsibilities of motherhood, she has gracefully navigated through obstacles, viewing them as opportunities for growth. Her tenacity, coupled with a willingness to adapt and learn, underscores her readiness to overcome adversities and embrace the future with confidence.

As a role model and team leader, she has inspired her colleagues with her technical expertise, confidence-building demeanor, and meticulous approach. Her innovative solutions and domain knowledge have earned her acclaim globally, making her a respected figure among peers and clients alike. Even during challenging times like the COVID-19 pandemic, she demonstrated resilience by reorienting business models and designing futuristic sustainability products and services.

Her journey exemplifies dedication, determination, and the unwavering pursuit of excellence. Driven by her passion for art and classical dance, she maintains a delicate balance between her personal and professional life, prioritizing the happiness of her family while striving for societal change. With an unyielding belief in the power of women to shape the future, Ms. Gupta stands as a beacon of inspiration, proving that with hard work and perseverance, anything is possible.