Amy Springsteel heads global Corporate Social Responsibility/ environmental, social, and governance (ESG) business integration for one of the largest financial institutions in the world. For this publicly traded, diversified financial company, she is responsible for the strategy and execution of corporate-level ESG integration across operations in 35 countries, as well as enterprise ESG reporting and disclosure. She manages a team working collaboratively with key departments to embed an ESG lens into the way the company operates, identifying ESG risks and opportunities. Her team is also responsible for reporting internally and publicly on enterprise ESG performance, disclosing to key stakeholders including clients, investors, the Executive Committee, the corporate board of directors, the employee base, and regulators.
In her prior position at Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA), she developed the enterprise ESG practice and drove the company’s triple bottom line (people, planet, profit) through the application of a sustainable/responsible lens to Voya’s operations, cross-functionally and across business units. She created and implemented corporate responsibility (CR)/corporate-level ESG strategy, methodology, and policies for aligning CR with the company’s business objectives and disseminating them enterprise-wide. She was responsible for identifying CR-related business risks and opportunities, driving the development of sustainable products and services, leading CR reporting and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures, and supporting all areas of the business in leveraging CR.
Prior to her position at Voya Financial, she worked as a client service director and strategist in the sustainability communications practice at Addison Design and formerly operated her own consultancy, Competitive Edge Consulting Associates, Inc. (CECA). Her vast background spans across numerous sectors such as corporate, public, non-profit, and political with a select client roster including General Electric (GE), PepsiCo, Deloitte, IBM, The Princeton Review, the New York State Department of Banking, the New York City Agency for Child Development, Benjamin for U.S. Senate, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and the Boys Choir of Harlem.
Amy is a proud member of the Junior Achievement of New York Board of Directors, the AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board, the CECP CEO Investor Forum Advisory Board, the Columbia University Sustainable Finance Professionals Network Advisory Council, and the Florida State University Sustainability Alumni Council. She holds certifications in SASB Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting Level I, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights/Columbia University Sustainable Investing. She earned both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from The Florida State University.