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Stockholm Environment Institute
Stockholm Environment Institute www.sei.org

Stockholm Environment Institute is an international non-profit research and policy organization that tackles environment and development challenges.We connect science and decision-making to develop solutions for a sustainable future for all.Our approach is highly collaborative: stakeholder involvement is at the heart of our efforts to build capacity, strengthen institutions, and equip partners for the long term.Our work spans climate, water, air, and land-use issues, and integrates evidence and perspectives on governance, the economy, gender and human health.Across our eight centres in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, we engage with policy processes, development action and business practice throughout the world.

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Abt Associates www.abtassociates.com

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CEF
CEF www.corporateecoforum.com

CEF is a preeminent, by-invitation membership organization creating a safe space for sustainability executives from large, global companies to have candid, closed-door, practical discussions on a not-for-attribution basis with business peers about driving value, innovation, and impact by integrating sustainability and corporate objectives. CEF Members span two dozen industries with combined revenues of over $5 trillion. Our mission is to empower influential business leaders to deliver a sustainable future by cultivating a community based on mutual trust and candor that catalyzes meaningful connections, focused insights, and bold action. The community of trust that CEF has built among members is foundational to our work. Our culture puts relationships first and connects our network with a nimble entrepreneurial spirit and clarity of intent. We authentically lead our members by example to advance the evolving role of business in society, and we are looking for a candidate with similar values to join our team! Please visit our website to learn more (corporateecoforum.com).

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Port of Seattle www.portseattle.org

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Columbia Business School business.columbia.edu

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Native, a Public Benefit Corporation
Native, a Public Benefit Corporation www.native.eco

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Science Based Targets Network sciencebasedtargetsnetwork.org

The Science Based Targets Network aims to transform economic systems and protect the global commons – our air, water, land, biodiversity and ocean.

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Arup
Arup www.arup.com

Every day, a new challenge. Every day, a chance to make a difference. Every day, a chance for talented people like you to belong to an extraordinary collective at Arup.We meet our clients’ goals in many different ways. We’re a diverse and growing community of tenacious problem-solvers, daring designers, creative coders, imaginative engineers, insightful economists, inventive acousticians, and experts in many other disciplines. We encourage individuality to thrive by respecting, sharing and connecting our different experiences, perspectives and ideas so we can grow together.Be inspired by the power of shared imagination – it’s how we solve the world’s most complex problems and deliver what seems impossible. It’s how we strengthen the resilience of communities and places to improve lives.Whether you're an experienced professional, looking for your next career move, or considering your first job as a graduate, apprentice or intern, we can offer you many possibilities to shape a better world.

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Beyond Carbon Fund and Beyond Carbon Action Fund www.beyondcarbon.org

Beyond Carbon Fund is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Beyond Carbon Action Fund is a project of Sixteen Thirty Fund (STF), a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization that helps nonprofit projects advocate for the change they are trying to make in the world. Beyond Carbon Fund and Beyond Carbon Action Fund are supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Beyond Carbon campaign is a nationwide initiative of Bloomberg Philanthropies aimed at ending our dependence on fossil fuels and advancing the transition to a 100% clean energy economy. Building off the success of Beyond Coal, the Beyond Carbon campaign provides quality data and research, works with state leaders to advance clean energy policy, and supports grassroots organizations and litigation efforts aimed at putting a halt to the expansion of methane gas plants. Beyond Carbon Fund and Beyond Carbon Action Fund are working with Beyond Carbon and advocates around the country to build on the leadership and climate progress underway in our states, cities, and communities to maximize the progress on climate change.   

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GreenBlue
GreenBlue greenblue.org

About UsGreenBlue is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society. We’re a reliable, trusted source of information, bringing together a diversity of stakeholders to encourage innovation and best practices to promote the creation of a more sustainable economy.

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Resource Innovation Institute
Resource Innovation Institute www.resourceinnovation.org

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Storyroot
Storyroot www.storyroot.com

Storyroot is a strategic impact studio that designs integrated sustainability strategies, drives purpose-aligned brands and powers more meaningful connections with stakeholders. Founded in early 2019, we are on a mission to make purpose a force for positive change, ensuring environmental stewardship and social impact become more regular considerations in businesses’ core decision-making processes. We partner with conscious companies – especially consumer-facing brands in food, fashion, CPG and tech – to integrate sustainability into their systems and storytelling, empowering them to effect change and grow more meaningfully. Our projects range from designing brand identities for sustainable businesses, to conducting supply chain risk analyses, to drafting and designing impact reports, all centered around more authentic, intentional, and reciprocal conversations with stakeholders.Learn more at: www.storyroot.com

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Carbonfuture Inc.
Carbonfuture Inc. www.carbonfuture.earth

Your role & responsibilities The supply of removal credits needs to be scaled up quickly with dramatic potential across North America. As a US Supply Manager you apply your effective negotiation skills to recruit suppliers and play a key consulting role to them to help them scale their carbon removal projects. You will furthermore conduct supplier due diligence, - a key ingredient of our Trust Infrastructure towards carbon removal buyers - and apply your technical knowledge on carbon removal, as well as financial analysis of the projects’ business plans.On Carbonfuture’s platform, you will work as part of our Global Supply team, home on both sides of the Atlantic, and work closely with our Head of Supply based in Switzerland and with our Head of US Supply.What you'll do Identify new suppliers and projects across different types of durable removals, both maturing (e.g., biochar) and frontier removal approaches (e.g. BECCS, Enhanced Weathering, CO2 injection concrete).Build networks and relationships with carbon removal partners and the greater ecosystem in the US, including companies, associations, agencies, etc.  Manage the pipeline and delivery performance of removal projects with help of Carbonfuture’s platform. Offer reliable and efficient support for our supplier partners towards the issuance of certified removal credits. Become an expert user of Carbonfuture’s digital platform: manage removals and credits, onboard suppliers to the platform, guide suppliers on new features, and give detailed feedback to the product team. Conduct supplier due diligence, which involves reputational, financial, and environmental risk assessment.  Support communication with large corporate partners, including presenting removal projects and becoming an expert for the existing removal methodologies. Support the development and integration of new carbon removal methodologies and further build relationships with standards organizations. Represent Carbonfuture at conferences, associations, policy, and lobby groups. Contribute and actively exchange with the scientific and/or policy community. What you bring to the table You have more than 2 years professional experience in environmental technologies, carbon markets and/or greenhouse gas emission strategies or related fields.  You have experience in managing partner relationships. You understand carbon accounting standards and the logic behind them.You have high tolerance for environments that are actively evolving and dynamic - you can tap into your adaptability to navigate the needs of a fast-growing startup within the complex carbon removal industry.  You are a skillful and compelling communicator. You are persistent and have a strong bias to action.You love to travel. (Who doesn’t like seeing carbon removal tech in action?)Bonus points if... You have experience with conducting due diligence.You are proficient with written and spoken Spanish.  What we offer Rapidly growing, international team with a shared mission to address climate change. A ground-breaking business with an early foothold in the carbon removal industry.Flexible working hours and remote work.Competitive salary.  Medical, dental, and vision benefits.401k retirement plan.30 days PTO, 11 paid holidays + up to 3 floating holidays, and 6 weeks of paid medical leave.  Additional mental health & wellbeing benefits.  Financial support for childcare.  Candidates from cultures and backgrounds underrepresented in VC-backed startups and the climate space are strongly encouraged to apply.  We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal-opportunity employer and a great place to work.  Work EnvironmentCarbonfuture is an international hybrid / remote office environment with team members located in the EU and the US. Candidates should be prepared to either work from home or at a remote US location of their choosing.  This position requires the ability to work core hours Monday through Friday with availability for European time zone meetings and events. This position will require occasional evening work and some in-person attendance for all-staff or department-level events which will require overnight travel.Compensation and BenefitsCarbonfuture is an international hybrid / remote office environment with team members located in the EU and the US. Candidates should be prepared to either work from home or at a remote US location of their choosing. This position requires the ability to work core hours Monday through Friday with availability for European time zone meetings and events. This position will require occasional evening work and some in-person attendance for all-staff or department-level events which will require overnight travel. Carbonfuture Inc. is a California-based company. This job opportunity is for a remote position. Additional requirements might apply depending on where you live. Application Deadline: October 15, 2023

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Conservation X Labs conservationxlabs.com

A Problem of Planetary ProportionsThe planet is headed towards a period of extraordinary change: A sixth mass extinction, the first in Earth’s history driven by the actions of a single species — our own. Conservation is not succeeding fast enough. Extinction and habitat destruction are increasing exponentially, while our solutions increase incrementally. By focusing on drivers — not symptoms — of extinction, we can eliminate threats to species and dramatically improve the protection and health of ecosystems.

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Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services www.crs.org

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ALDI careers.aldi.us

Have a passion for doing what’s right? So do we. Because we don’t just keep our prices low. We’re also using our innovations to lessen the impact of our practices. In the past couple of years, we’ve sponsored health and wellness programs, embraced solar power and so much more. On our Corporate Responsibility team, it’s as much about protecting our planet as it is our people – and your work will help do just that.In this role the Sustainability Supervisor - Human Rights will lead a team of three to advance our commitments to human rights by working with buying teams, suppliers, consultants and other industry leaders. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working on complex human rights issues within supply chains and supporting supplier capacity building programs, excellent project management skills, and the ability to collaborate across a wide range of teams and stakeholders. An educational background in human rights and supply chain management is desired.Position Type: Full-TimeWork Location: Batavia, ILThis role is eligible to participate in ALDI’s Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week (i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.• Works with team members to make decisions on products and operations based on Sustainability standards, supports escalated social and environmental issues, and promotes efficient implementation of department initiatives. • Participates in the recruiting process and recommends qualified employees for their team’s staff positions• Establishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations to their direct reports to ensure mutual understanding of desired results.• Identifies training and development opportunities that will assist their direct reports in achieving enhanced performance.• Understands the overarching company strategy, while communicating and modeling the core values of the organization to create a sense of teamwork and membership among employees.• Identifies and notifies their direct leader of recurring issues, providing suggested process improvements.• Recommends to their direct leader disciplinary actions, dismissals, and promotions of employees in their area of responsibility.• Proposes changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned processes, strategy, and tactics; communicates approved changes to direct reports.• Provides input to their direct leader on hiring for positions reporting to them.• Informs management of major team milestones, developments, and concerns.• Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures within their area of responsibility conducting internal audits where requested.• Ensures team strategies are aligned with department strategies.• Ensures that all documentation in their area of responsibility is archived properly and ensures its disposal at the end of the archive period.• Provides daily direction, assistance, and communication to internal teams, agencies, and vendors.• Develops and maintains knowledge and understanding of Sustainability industry trends.• Acts as a liaison for the Buying department regarding Sustainability related issues.• Supervises the day-to-day operations of their team, escalating issues to the appropriate level of support and/or leadership when necessary.• Ensures direct reports complete assigned responsibilities in a timely and effective manner to provide the highest level of customer service for the business.    • Other duties as assigned.Job Qualifications: ALDI Acts Competencies:Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below. • Develops Others: Takes action to ensure that individuals and the team have the necessary behaviors to perform optimally and meet current and future strategic goals.• Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the “extra mile” and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.• Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers.• Focuses on Results: Sets a strategic vision for team and focuses attention on obtaining the best result for the team, department and ALDI overall.• Leads and Aligns: Creates an energizing environment that supports the success of the team. Provides consistent direction and motivation in the current environment and in times of change. Job-specific Competencies: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities• Gives attention to detail and follows instruction. • Ability to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and performance of direct reports. • Conflict management skills. • Problem-solving skills. • Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company.  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.• Ability to quickly learn new systems and analytical tools. • Ability to influence business decisions and provide fact-based recommendations. • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, consistently meeting deadlines and remaining calm under pressure. • Knowledge of products and services of the company to effectively communicate with divisions and external vendors. • Ability to facilitate group involvement when conducting meetings. Education and Experience:• Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field required.• A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in managing human rights supply chain risks is required.• Relevant ALDI business experience with an exceptional level of demonstrated success required.• Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Physical Requirements:• Work may be performed in an office, remote office, or a combination of both where a computer, and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.• Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.• Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.• Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs. Travel:• Domestic travel required.• Up to 10%.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:401(k) PlanCompany 401(k) Matching ContributionsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)PerkSpot National Discount ProgramIn addition, eligible employees are offered:Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision InsuranceGenerous Vacation Time & 7 Paid HolidaysUp to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of payUp to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of payShort and Long-Term Disability InsuranceLife, Dependent Life and AD&D InsuranceVoluntary Term Life InsuranceALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

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Our City Forest
Our City Forest www.ourcityforest.org

Our City Forest has been Silicon Valley's nonprofit urban forestry and environmental stewardship leader since 1994. We believe in the power of trees to turn our neighborhoods and cities from gray to green, and we believe in the power of people to help achieve this transformation. Our mission is to cultivate a green and healthy Silicon Valley by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.

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Renewable Energy Wildlife Institute rewi.org

REWI is an independent, nonprofit science organization comprising leaders in the renewable energy industry, science and conservation organizations, and wildlife management agencies who collaborate on a shared mission: Through science and collaboration, accelerate responsible deployment of renewable energy to mitigate climate change and protect wildlife and ecosystems. REWI works closely with over 40 renewable industry and conservation partners and many other advisors to build scientific research, strategies and tools, and best practices for responsible renewable energy siting and operations. Collaboration and sound science are fundamental to REWI’s work, with the efforts of our small, energetic team multiplied by the insight, support, and oversight of our Board, Committees, task forces, project partners, reviewers, and contractors.REWI prioritizes a strategic and nimble approach, which allows us to remain a leader in developing solutions to pave the way for a sustainable, clean energy future where renewable energy and wildlife can both thrive. All team members engage in a variety of programs, projects, and activities with a fundamental belief in our mission and dedication to our work.REWI has a number of programmatic areas: Solar, Wind, Information Management, and the Renewable Energy Wildlife Research Fund (REWRF), an industry-led initiative that advances scientific research on solutions to mitigate solar and wind-wildlife impacts as accelerating renewable energy meets clean energy demand. Housed in and administered by REWI, the Research Fund supports independent, peer-reviewed research. 

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BSR www.bsr.org

OrganizationBSR® is a sustainable business network and consultancy focused on creating a world in which all people can thrive on a healthy planet. With offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR® provides its 300+ member companies with insight, advice, and collaborative initiatives to help them see a changing world more clearly, create long-term value, and scale impact. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 30+ years of leadership in sustainability. We are proud to say that we have a team of some of the most talented and motivated people working on sustainability in our global offices in Copenhagen, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  

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Earth Finance
Earth Finance www.earthfinance.com

Earth Finance is a mission-driven startup working with organizations and investors to accelerate their transition to a low-carbon economy. We combine strategy consulting, which provides climate impact analysis, transition planning, and new business model creation and deployment, with capital, which we invest in the businesses and technologies we need to reduce & remove carbon and adapt to a low-carbon future. Our team of experienced business strategists, scientists, policy makers, and investors collaboratively build solutions which help organizations and investors thrive in a low-carbon economy. 

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The Recycling Partnership
The Recycling Partnership recyclingpartnership.org

As a mission-driven NGO, The Recycling Partnership is committed to advancing a circular economy by building a better recycling system. We mobilize the people, data, and solutions across the value chain to reduce waste and our impact on the environment while also unlocking economic benefits.

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The Biomimicry Institute
The Biomimicry Institute biomimicry.org

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Climate and Wildfire Institute climateandwildfire.org

Climate & Wildfire Institute (CWI) is committed to identifying and implementing the best available science, policy, and technology that can address wildfire and climate change challenges, risks, and solutions. We are innovators and problem-solvers, working at the cutting edge of and in close partnership with public, private, and community partners as well as academic  institutions. We develop practices that reduce the societal and environmental risks of wildfire that are just, equitable, and inclusive.

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Carbonfuture GmbH
Carbonfuture GmbH www.carbonfuture.earth

Carbonfuture provides carbon removal you can trust to create a just and liveable future. The company’s digital platform tracks carbon from the air to the ground, translates this carbon removal into verifiable credits, and enables the scalable trade of these credits for real climate action. Carbonfuture’s Tracking System solves carbon credit uncertainty by utilizing third-party methodologies, auditing, and certification as well as full digital traceability from physical removal to retired credit. Carbonfuture’s Trading System provides leading companies like Microsoft, Swiss Re, and Klarna access to the most promising and verifiable carbon removal technologies, helping them meet their climate commitments in a transparent and scientifically robust way. Carbonfuture operates globally with offices in Freiburg, Germany, Zurich, Switzerland, and San Francisco, USA.  

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