Esther Sicong Li

Esther Sicong Li

  • Climate Intelligence

Esther is an associate with RMI’s Climate Intelligence Program, specializing in accelerating supply chain decarbonization by designing and implementing innovative and practical frameworks supported by data science, digital, and finance tools. Esther is currently working to decarbonize the aviation industry by developing a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) certificate system in collaboration with the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow.


Esther founded and chaired the sustainability club at Hult International School, leading the organization of a hybrid global sustainability summit with leaders from different industries sharing practices of various topics in climate data and technology, climate science communication, impact investment, and corporate sustainability.

Esther is passionate about making a positive impact on the planet and people. Prior to working for climate, Esther was a consultant for international businesses and an entrepreneur founding and running an NGO and an ultimate frisbee startup in China.


MSc, Business Analytics, Hult International Business School
MSc, International Business (Finance Specialization), Hult International Business School
BS, Mathematics, Fudan University

Other Certificates:
Sustainability: Strategies and Opportunities For Industry, MIT Professional Education
Sustainable Business Strategy, Harvard Business School Online
Climate and Sustainability Consulting, BCG Virtual Experience Program

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