Portrait: Tanushree Bagh Mukherjee
Tanushree Bagh Mukherjee, Senior Manager - Business Development and Sustainable standards, Director ERSPL (Emission Reduction Services Private Limited)
With a Masters' degree in Natural Resources Management and a long background in global environmental commodity markets and in developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, our Senior Manager Tanushree Bagh focuses on business development and on honing sustainable standards at South Pole. With a varied geographical exposure, she is an expert in mapping co benefits from projects, and also assessing the GHG potential of a project. She can share her insights in English, Hindi and Bengali.
Tell us about your work at South Pole?
I am based out of the Delhi office and work on a variety of things, starting from project origination, verification of credits and assisting in transaction of the same credits. I am also responsible for managing the complete portfolio of Gold Standard projects with South Pole, which includes liaising with Gold Standard on technical aspects and rule updates. I have also worked on creating quantifiable social credits such as the W+ credits and the NAMA tool to quantify important co-benefits of emission reduction projects.
What inspired you to work at South Pole?
I worked in similar organizations before joining South Pole and my interest in the fighting climate change deepened over time. It was this passion that inspired me to join this great team of experts! I have not only enhanced my exposure and acquired new skills, but I have also grown as a person and learned to manage complex projects at the same time.
What is the best thing about working at South Pole?
There's a wonderful team with a variety of exposure: whenever you need any assistance, someone is always ready to offer help. My job has also given me flexibility and trust which is absolutely necessary when working in an international environment.
What do you do when you're not in the office or at work?
I am a new mother, which is another full time job altogether :) Out of office, I enjoy time with family, travelling and exploring new places.