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Lucy Auden

Head of Sustainable Investments Programme, C40 Cities

Lucy Auden, Head of Sustainable Investments Programme, C40 Cities


Lucy oversees C40's work helping cities to champion fossil-free, sustainable investment through pension fund engagement; municipal investment decisions; advocacy; and exploring ways to attract private and institutional capital for climate projects. This includes C40's Divest/Invest network and Accelerator, a group of 20 global cities representing +US$500 billion of municipal and pension fund assets, that have committed to leverage their climate leadership to rapidly scale up investment in a greener, fairer future and divest from fossil fuels.


Previously Lucy managed the Investment Leaders Group at the CISL, a US$12 trillion network of investors advocating for sustainable investment through applied research; and was Head of ESG for Savills Investment Management. She has an MSc from UCL in Environment and Sustainable Development and worked with local communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone building capacity in response to flooding and intersecting climate crises.

Lucy Auden
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