about gist

16+ years of R&D

16+ years of R&D on environmental modelling, data curation, and algorithm development to build best-in-class impact valuation methodology

40+ customers and partners

Working with leading corporates and investors across the world

Partnered with pioneering companies to develop the world’s first integrated profit and loss accounts

Global thought leaders

Founder & CEO Pavan Sukhdev globally recognised for pioneering work on impact valuation and accounting, and driving the transformation from shareholder primacy to stakeholder capitalism

Industry-shaping team

Founding team played pivotal roles in groundbreaking research such as The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)  and the United Nations' Green Economy Report

OUR leadership

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Pavan Sukhdev

Founder &


Current President of WWF International


UNEP Goodwill Ambassador

Study Leader of TEEB and author of Corporation 2020

Former banker at Deutsche Bank (MD - Global Markets)

Winner -Tyler Prize (2020) & Blue Planet Prize (2016)



Co-Head of Insights & Innovation Lab

Former Co-Founder of

Environmental Engineering Firm

8+ Years in

Environmental Analytics

Masters Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay


Nachiketa Das

Co-Head of Insights & Innovation Lab

Former Lecturer in Economics


9+ Years in Human & Social Impact Analysis


Expert and Ecosystem Services and Food Systems Assessment 

GRI Certified

Masters Degree in Economics from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda



Chief Operating Officer

Former Senior Sustainability Consultant at Kekst CNC

Former Communications Specialist for Climate Change at the World Resources Institute

GRI Certified

Masters Degree in Social and Public Communication and Social Psychology from LSE


Joseph Mariathasan


Contributing Editor at Investments & Pensions Europe (IPE)


 Advisory Board of MoneyHub & PinBox Solutions

Former Director at Aviva Investors

30+ years in Financial Services

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Chief Technology Officer

COO at Investor Quotient

Canada Inc. 

Co-Founder of

3C Mobile Inc 

30+ Years Experience Working with Emerging Technologies

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Head of HR

HR Professional with 15+ Years Experience


Former Head of HR at Aptus Health (now WebMD)

MBA, Human Resources from The ICFAI University, Dehradun

Senior Certified Professional, SHRM


Mahima Sukhdev

Head of Product

Judge for Tech Nation's Net Zero Climate Tech Accelerator

10+ years in product innovation and sustainability at Xynteo and 4iNNO (PA Consulting)

 Mentor on Plug and Play's 'End Plastic Waste' Innovation Platform

Former Researcher for the

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

OUR ADVISORs & DIrectors


John Elkington

Creator of ‘Triple Bottom Line’


CEO, Volans


 Honorary Chairman & Co- Founder, SustainAbility



CEO, Capitals Coalition


 Advisory Board Member, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)


André Hoffmann

Vice Chair, Roche Holdings


 Founder, The Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, INSEAD


Dr. Naoko Ishii

Deputy Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Japan


Executive VP, The University of Tokyo


 Director, Center for Global Commons


Dr. Jean Rogers

Founder, SASB


 Strategic Advisor, Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE)



Former Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Former Minister of International Development of Norway



Retired CEO, T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services


Venture Partner, Greenspring Associates


 Advisor - Access Holdings, Antler, Motive Partners



Head of Sustainability, FNZ Group

Founding Member, NatureAlpha

Member, Benchmark for Nature

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Edouard janssen

VP M&A and Strategy, Solvay


Advisory Board Member, The Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, INSEAD

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samir shah

Managing Partner, Peak Venture Partners

Former Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers

our story

GIST is a pioneering data and analytics company that brings together world-renowned sustainability expertise with technology and big data to help investors and companies measure, value, and benchmark company impacts across all four capitals: Natural, Human, Social, and Financial.

GIST’s data and software solutions provide analytics and insights that make it easy for investors and companies to measure performance across all value dimensions, manage material risks, and make informed decisions.

Founded by Pavan Sukhdev (ex-banker, environmental economist, President of WWF International, and winner of the 2020 Tyler Prize for the Environment), GIST is at the cutting edge of measuring impacts using a scientifically sound and economically rigorous methodology that provides unique and unparalleled insight into how companies impact society and the environment.

GIST has been measuring and quantifying impact for over 16 years, and the GIST team brings a depth and breadth of experience in sustainability, science and economics that is unmatched in the market.




Mumbai, India

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic professionals to our sustainability consultancy business. Candidate must be self-starters with passion for sustainability in business and policy.

Candidate will be responsible for assessment of human capital and social capital impacts associated with business operations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, business models, company policies, etc. 


Mumbai, India

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to develop and support integrated automation solutions.


This individual will work in a team setting working to troubleshoot, manage the software delivery pipeline, cloud platform management and create tooling to streamline and enhance the current automation workflows and help build new workflows for next generation solutions.