Our Team

ESG Lab & Society

Our Team

The Founder works with stakeholders of the ESG ecosystem who expertly contribute to her mission and the development of ESG Lab & Society. She relies on the work of 2 committees (currently being constituted):

– The Mission Committee: oversees missions for ESG Lab & Society while sharing their expertise with the Founder.

– The Strategy Committee: participates in the strategy building process of ESG Lab & Society and in developing the annual guidelines.

Leading team

Aurore Bardon is a lawyer and has worked in major international companies where she had to bring together different ecosystems on many occasions. She also learned about ESG from inside the reactor core, at TotalEnergies. Now is time for her to make changes from the outside world and accelerate transitions everywhere. In the Spring of 2021, she eagerly started her own project and created ESG Lab & Society, a company that reflects her personality and beliefs: friendly and warm, authentic and sincere where every community can interact and evolve with confidence in an environment of trust.

Aurore Bardon

President & Founder of the ESG Lab & Society

Member of Mission and Strategy committees

ESG Lab & Society’s Mission Committee

For 12 years, Jacques Maigné was the CEO of Hutchinson (world leader in the transformation of elastomers, approx. 5 billion turnover, subsidiary of TotalEnergies). Passionate about development and innovation, he created 3 open innovation centers at Hutchinson, in France, the USA and China. He is currently a member of the board of Innovation Fund, and of the boards of 3 startups of the fund that he supports. He is also Senior Advisor for Financière de Courcelles and Chairman of the Board of Ecole Centrale de Lyon.

Jacques Maigné

President of the Mission Committee

Ex-CEO of Hutchinson

Laurent joined TotalEnergies in 1998 and has held different operational positions in international development and global partnership management with major mobility players. With his extensive knowledge of the company and of the energy world, he has been in charge of relations with the Group's more than one million individual shareholders. He recently joined the French management team as Director of Stakeholder Relations to lead TotalEnergies' transformation strategy related to sustainable development and energy transition towards carbon neutrality.

Laurent Toutain

Member of the Mission Committee

Head of Stakeholders Relations- TotalEnergies

ESG Lab & Society’s Strategy Committee

Cédric is in charge of ISS French research and voting recommendations on French companies for institutional investor clients worldwide, engaging with top management and members of the Board, and monitoring corporate governance developments. Previously, he was a governance analyst at CAAM and AXA IM and then Head of governance at Amundi in charge of global voting at Shareholders' meeting and in charge of shareholder dialogue. Cédric is graduated in Banking and Finance (University of Paris II), International Economic Law (University of Paris X) and Politics (New York University).

Cédric Lavérie

Member of the Strategy Committee

Head of French Governance-  ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services)

As a lawyer, Christelle worked in M&A in Paris and London before joining the AMF as a representative of the Board. She then put her skills at the service of issuers: at TotalEnergies where she was in charge of the universal registration document and ESG roadshows, and now at Orano where she is Secretary of the Board. Passionate about the world of energy, she works on a daily basis to ensure a good understanding of the increasingly complex regulations, which are key to providing information that meets investors' expectations.

Christelle Le Calvez

Member of the Strategy Committee

Board Secretary –Legal Director of Governance and Markets- Orano

Lise joined Banque Hottinguer in May 2021 as Head of Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing. She is also President of the FIR Research Commission and member of the AMF Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission. Lise has been at the heart of the AXA Group's sustainable finance initiative, which she joined in 2007. Lise started her career as an economist at CPR Bank in 1997, and at Dexia AM then Exane BNP Paribas between 1999 and 2007. Lise has a degree in mathematical economics (EHESS).

Lise Moret

Member of the Strategy Committee

Head of Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing – Hottinger Bank

Laetitia has 20 years of experience in the financial sector. She joined Ircantec as Advisor to the President in 2017. After 6 years in Canada in the pension fund Batirente, she joined the BPCE group in 2011 as Advisor to the CEO of Banque Populaire Mediterranee. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the PRI, the Supervisory Committee of the Climate Action 100+ initiative and the Board of Directors of the FIR. Laetitia has an MBA from HEC Montreal, a DEA in economics and international finance from Dauphine and a DESS in political science from the Sorbonne.

Laetitia Tankwe

Member of the Strategy Committee

Head of Sustainability implementation & assurance- HSBC AM

Member of the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Board of Directors

Thierry Touchais

Member of the Strategy Committee

Markets Transformation Account Manager- Country Representative France, Italy, Spain
Rainforest Alliance

Charles-Edouard Vincent is graduated from Polytechnique, Ponts et Chaussées and Stanford University (California). He started his career at Netscape and then joined SAP where he was appointed Account Director in 2004. He met Martin Hirsch, then President of Emmaus France, and decided to get involved with him. In 2007, he decided to create Emmaüs Défi in order to provide innovative solutions to fight against extreme exclusion. In 2015, he founded Lulu Dans Ma Rue to create activity for those who need it.

Charles-Edouard Vincent

Member of the Strategy Committee

Founder & CEO of Lulu Dans Ma Rue

Become a Member

All stakeholders in the ESG ecosystem can become Members of ESG Lab & Society: listed and non-listed companies, investment funds, banks, proxy advisory firms, NGOs, non-financial rating agencies, civil society groups, scientists, academics, experts, …

The benefits of membership include having access to high-quality and innovative services and to an active community – enlightened by experts and experience-sharing.  A community that “co-builds” the answers of tomorrow.

Members share the same objective: they are looking to build ESG solutions with the trust and support of a network of other members.

So as to ensure a high-level organizational commitment to ESG principles, ESG Lab & Society relies mainly on the support of business leaders.

We offer 3 types of membership.