Head, Sustainability and Safeguards Unit at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Inhee Chung leads the Sustainability and Safeguards Unit at GGGI. Her main responsibility is to ensure that environmental and social safeguards, poverty reduction, social inclusion and gender equality aspects are mainstreamed in GGGI’s programs and projects. Inhee is also involved in developing the green industry program. Before GGGI, Inhee was with a global sustainability consulting firm, Environmental Resources Management (ERM), where she led Korea’s Sustainability and Climate Change practice, mainly advising multinational companies on sustainable business strategies, and improving their environmental, health and safety performance. Prior to ERM, she spent over eight years with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), first with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal, and later with the Division of Technology, Industry and Economics based in Paris. At UNEP, she managed various projects ranging from cleaner production, resource efficiency, green buildings to Climate-Neutral UN initiative funded by bilateral donors and the European Commission.