Susan Uthayakumar Joins as Chief Sustainability and Energy Officer of Prologis

Published on: 5 January 2022 07:10 PM
by KnowESG

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Real estate investment trust company, Prologis, appointed Susan Uthayakumar, to its newly created post of Chief Sustainability and Energy officer. Uthayakumar, in her position, will be focusing on sustainability and the energy solutions business.

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Susan Uthayakumar was serving Schneider Electric for 18 years as President of the Global Sustainability Business Division before joining Prologis. She also served as CEO of Schneider Canada for two years.

"Susan's proven leadership and experience will be critical to our ongoing innovation and progress on our long-term sustainability goals – and those of our customers," said Prologis Chief Operating Officer Gary E. Anderson.

"Customers today are looking for a partner who can help them achieve their sustainability goals in innovative new ways while running their businesses as effectively as possible," said Uthayakumar.

Prologis has been committing to sustainable building practices and cutting-edge innovation and technology for a long while. The company has decided to achieve 100 per cent carbon-neutral construction globally by 2025 as part of its goal to reduce carbon emissions. Prologis also has plans for 400 megawatts solar capacity on its buildings by 2025.