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Kavickumar Muruganathan

Kavickumar Muruganathan

Sustainability & Policy Lead (APAC), Cloud Operations & Innovation, Microsoft

Kavickumar is a pioneer Singaporean sustainability, ESG & renewable energy professional in Asia with over 13 years of experience across EMEA & APAC having undertaken senior global & regional roles within some of the world’s largest technology, food & beverage, renewable energy & agribusiness corporations. He currently leads Microsoft’s sustainability and policy efforts in APAC for their cloud and datacenter business.

His technical specialities lie in policy development & implementation, climate & decarbonization strategy, voluntary carbon credits & markets, emissions trading schemes, nature-based climate solutions, life cycle analysis & assessments, ESG & climate risk, sustainability innovation & digital strategy, renewable energy, circular strategies, ESG finance, impact investing, supply chain ESG due diligence, green buildings, sustainability reporting, carbon, energy and waste management.

His current roles include being co-chair of the sustainability working group at the Asia Cloud Computing Association, an executive member of the datacenter chapter of the Singapore Computer Society, a member of the sustainability committee at SGTech, a sustainability working committee member on greenwashing at Public Relations and Communications Association APAC, a Worklife Harmony ambassador for the Tripartite Alliance for Fair Progressive Employment Practices and an adjunct faculty member at the National University of Singapore School of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) University.