As head of Corporate Solutions at Sustainalytics, Heather Lang and her fast-growing team collaborate with leading global underwriters, lenders and issuers to allocate capital towards sustainability performance through innovative financing instruments.
As the leading global external reviewer of green, social and sustainability bonds, her award-winning team has provided second-party opinions on hundreds of sustainability bond frameworks to corporate issuers across a broad range of sectors. Leveraging Sustainalytics’ ESG Ratings and underlying methodology, the Sustainalytics Corporate Solutions team is also an industry forerunner in assessing target-setting for sustainability-linked loans and bonds.
Having worked at Sustainalytics since 2004, Heather has held director positions on the ESG research, institutional relations and client advisory teams across multiple regions, based out of both Canada and the Netherlands. As a thought leader in the global sustainable finance space, Heather meets with treasurers, underwriters and sustainability leads from some of the largest global companies. She represents Sustainalytics at conferences and speaks regularly on a variety of ESG and sustainable finance topics via webinars and media interviews.
Based out of Toronto, Canada, Heather’s academic background includes a Masters’ Degree in Anthropology/International Relations from Carleton, a Bachelor of Education from University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.