Rebecca Mikula-Wright

Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change & Asia Investor Group on Climate Change

Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in climate change, sustainability and investment banking to the CEO role.

Rebecca is responsible for developing and delivering the strategy and implementation across AIGCC and IGCC, covering investor practice and policy advocacy. She is a member of the global Steering Committee for the Climate Action 100+ and the Investor Agenda. She joined IGCC in 2012 as Director of Investor Initiatives, before moving to Executive Director of AIGCC in 2016. Rebecca became CEO of both organisations in June 2021.

Rebecca has worked in Hong Kong, Europe and Australia in investment banking, working in equity research, credit analysis, commodities and derivatives for groups such as Nomura Securities, BlackRock, Exxon Mobil and JPMorgan. Involvement in early corporate sustainability programs in many of her roles was the catalyst to move into the nascent sustainable finance and investment field in Asia where she led ASrIA (Assoc. for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia) in Hong Kong.

She is a Board member of Wildlife Conservation International –  the umbrella organisation of The Orangutan Project, International Elephant Project and the International Tiger Project, focused on animal and environmental conversation in Indonesia. Rebecca has a BA (Asian Studies/Commerce), Dip.Business Administration and speaks conversational Japanese, French and Czech.

Strong Opportunities for Climate Progress in Korea

14 November 2023

The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) welcomes Korea’s promise as a centre for climate innovation and industry, based on a series of high-level roundtables, seminars, and bilateral meetings in Seoul this month.

Climate Action 100+ releases the first Net Zero Standard for Diversified Mining

6 September 2023

Climate Action 100+ has released its Net Zero Standard for Diversified Mining. The first of its kind in this sector, the new standard aims to help investors assess the progress of diversified mining companies as they move towards net zero.

Asian Utilities Engagement Program: Year 2 Progress Update

Report | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | 10 August 2023

Investors’ $12 trillion Asian Utilities Engagement Program sees progress on coal phase out and expansion of renewable energy commitments Program’s second year also sees support for improving climate governance and decarbonisation strategies in the focus energy companies.

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Climate Action 100+ announces its second phase

8 June 2023

The initiative has evolved its core goals, improved and expanded the ways investors can participate, and enhanced the investor engagement model. The new phase, running until 2030, intends to inspire a global scale-up in active ownership, markedly shifting the focus from corporate climate-related disclosure to the implementation of climate transition plans.

AIGCC expands investor work in China with launch of new working group

24 April 2023

Investors are increasingly seeking to reduce their exposure to climate risks and better position themselves for the opportunities worth trillions of dollars that will be created by China’s commitment to carbon neutrality.