Gangaa C Sharma

Gangaa C Sharma | Vice President, Supply Chain Audits & Customized Services (India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA) Region)

Gangaa C Sharma has global experience of over 22 years in the field of manufacturing, management system and Sustainability standards  covering Advisory, Training and Assessment/ Assurance/auditing/Verification for standards e.g. ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, SA 8000, ISO 26000, Global Reporting initiatives (GRI), AccountAbility standards (AA 1000),U.N Global compact, Sustainable development goals (SDG’s) and sectoral initiatives like amfori BSCI, RBA, SMETA, WRAP, Pharmaceutical supply chain Initiative (PSCI) Customized HSE audits.

The area of expertise includes  multi-stakeholder engagement (Government, NGO, Community, Business, Financial institutions, conformity assessment bodies), working in Conflict Affected Areas and High Risk Areas CSR, Enterprise Risk Management, Economic sustainability, Mining, resource/ material efficiency,   labour rights, OHS at workplace, environment impact assessment, GHG, climate change, community development and involvement, supply chain traceability, Bio-diversity, Emission, Customer safety, packaging, water conservation and Regulatory compliance.

Visited several countries for Sustainability engagements like India, Bangladesh, Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Madagascar, Egypt, Thailand, Myanmar and more.

Gangaa is a Board Member of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB).

Languages: Hindi (Native) and English (highly proficient).

Relevant experience

  • Governance and anti-corruption
  • Risk assessment
  • Management systems
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Material stewardship and recycling
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Air emissions
  • Water management
  • Waste management
  • Rehabilitation and mining practices
  • Biodiversity
  • Social management
  • Indigenous Peoples (including FPIC)
  • Human rights
  • OHS
  • Chain of Custody

In-country experience

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • UAE
  • Vietnam