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Ceres, Inc.
Ceres, Inc. www.ceres.org

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.Our Mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.

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

Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Defense Fund www.edf.org

Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth — for everyone.We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 1,000 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.Our culture, values and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?

Land O Lakes www.landolakes.com

Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2022 annual sales of $19 billion, Land O’Lakes is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 232 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 100 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Truterra. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O’Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minnesota.

Clean Production Action
Clean Production Action www.cleanproduction.org
Sunview Enclave
Sunview Enclave sunviewenclave.com

Sunview Enclave is located in the posh area of Ludhiana, offering an unbeatable combination of luxury and convenience. With its close proximity to the city center and its various attractions, Sunview Enclave is the perfect place to call home. Call now to find out more about our development in the posh area of Ludhiana.

Environmental Defense Fund business.edf.org

We are looking for graduate students from a wide range of backgrounds who are motivated to join the climate workforce. Climate Corps fellows work with companies, public institutions, and non-profit organizations to meet climate commitments by identifying opportunities to reduce emissions in their operations and supply chains. Fellows are matched with host organizations based on their location, industry and project type preferences. You can view the full list of past organizations on our website. A list of 2024 host organizations will be available to successful candidates following their interview. Projects will be focused on the following areas:·        Animal agriculture·        Climate commitments and roadmaps·        Environmental and climate justice·        Food waste·        Renewables and energy efficiency·        Supplier engagement and Scope 3·        Sustainable finance·        Zero-emission vehicles and fleet transition Benefits of Climate Corps Hands-on Impact: As a fellow, you will work with an impactful host to drive meaningful progress in the fight against climate change. We’ve placed over 1,700 fellows in organizations like City of Austin, Google, Morgan Stanley, REI and Ulta. Training & Development: Before you begin your work, you will attend our training to equip you with the tools you’ll need for a successful fellowship. Throughout the summer, you’ll receive continuous support from subject matter experts, Climate Corps staff, and peers. After your fellowship, you will have access to continuing education and career support. Network Building: You will have opportunities to make connections through regional events, online community, and mentorship.  Required Qualifications•    At the time of application, enrolled in a graduate certificate or degree program.•    Self-starter with project management and leadership experience, including demonstrated success aligning and collaborating across teams.•    Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.•    A passion for solving environmental challenges.•    Eligible to work in the United States during the summer of 2024.Depending on the available projects, skills in financial analysis, data analysis, and familiarity with greenhouse gas emissions accounting and reporting frameworks are valuable assets.Don't hesitate to apply if your experience doesn't match every listed skill. Our projects require a variety of talents, and we're looking for fellows from diverse fields. As Climate Corps aims to strengthen the next generation of climate leaders to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future for all, we recognize that our individual and collective futures depend on the contributions of people from all backgrounds and identities – both visible and invisible- to create lasting environmental solutions. The Climate Corps program is proud that our fellows represent a diverse population of individuals and believes this diversity makes our program stronger. Environmental Defense Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All Climate Corps fellows are required to participate in the week-long virtual Training from May 20-24, 2024. CompensationA minimum of $1,400 per week for 10-12 weeks, plus $1,400 for participation in Fellow Training. Application DeadlinePlease visit our website to complete your 2024 fellow application. For early consideration and the best opportunity to be matched with one of your preferred host organizations, please apply by November 30, 2023 11:59 pm PT. The final application deadline is January 9, 2024 11:59 pm PT. For more information about the timeline and program, please visit the  Climate Corps website. Questions? Please email our team at   [email protected].  Want to learn more about our program? Stay up to date!Mailing List         LinkedIn

Northwest Seaport Alliance
Northwest Seaport Alliance www.nwseaportalliance.com

Your gateway to solutionsThe Northwest Seaport Alliance delivers less congestion, closer proximity to Asia and deep ties to Alaska, as well as award-winning ease of doing business. Our naturally deep-water harbors and ability to handle a wide range of cargo make us ideally suited to meet the growing needs of trans-Pacific trade.

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

NCASI
NCASI www.ncasi.org
WWF www.click2apply.net
Resource Innovation Institute
Resource Innovation Institute www.resourceinnovation.org
Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Environmental Journalists www.sej.org
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.   

Bonsai Leadership Group
Bonsai Leadership Group www.bonsaileadershipgroup.com

Creating organizational harmony to create caring, authentic, and effective nonprofits. Through coaching, consulting, board development, and talent recruitment, Bonsai Leadership Group gives you the support you need to boldly lead your team and transform your organization into an unstoppable force for good.

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.

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.

The Settlerz
The Settlerz thesettlerz.com

Expedite your Canadian permanent residency with Canada Express Entry Consultants In Ludhiana, The Settlerz. Our dedicated PR experts optimize your profile, simplify the EOI process, and provide end-to-end application support. Trust us for stress-free Express Entry navigation. Choose The Settlerz for visa success!

Merck www.merck.com

Job DescriptionThe Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Support Functions Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.Graduate Co-Op position – ESG Strategy & EngagementThe role of the Graduate Co-Op position is a unique opportunity to join our company as a contributor to the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts, helping to achieve greater ESG transparency and disclosure. The individual selected for this role will work under the guidance of the Director, ESG Strategic Consulting in a fast-paced and changing environment. The ESG Strategy & Engagement team is part of Our Company’s Social Business Innovation (SBI) department within Corporate Affairs. In addition to ESG, SBI includes teams focused on health equity, global impact giving, and community engagement. The ESG Strategy & Engagement team works closely with these groups as well as with senior leaders and partners in the business, including Finance, Risk Management, Corporate Strategy, Legal, Treasury, Investor Relations, and others on a day-to-day basis.The role will serve as a member of a high-performing ESG Strategy & Engagement team, focusing on the company’s commitment to operating responsibly to enable a safe, sustainable and healthy future for people and communities everywhere.In this position, the Graduate Co-Op will have the opportunity to engage in several opportunities and projects in the ESG Strategy & Engagement team. Chief among them is to lead and manage a project to quantify the value of the company's Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) investments. This work support will support ESG Strategy & Engagement team's mid-term objectives: a) Unifying internally to adopt a singular understanding and data-driven approach to ESG, including shared responsibility across the company globally. b) Leveraging our ESG efforts to help enhance the public’s trust and our reputation as a company that acts in the best interest of society.This opportunity is an exciting, rigorous and real-world career development opportunity in a rapidly evolving field. You’ll have the opportunity to be mentored by a diverse team of inspired, intellectually curious people. Co-ops are exposed to many facets of our business, including networking with senior leaders.Desired Experience / SkillsFinancial planning and analysisData analytics/data scienceExperience with outcomes measurementComfortable influencing without authorityGrowth mindsetBe able to push forward without complete informationRequired Education & ExperienceCandidate must have a bachelor’s degree as required education.Preferred Experience & Skills:Candidates should have at least 1-2 years’ work experience as desired but not required.Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.Through this position the Graduate Co-Op will:develop a deep understanding of ESG and how strong ESG performance drives sustainable value for our business and society, support a strategic, priority area for the company that is evolving, dynamic and challenging, expand his/her network by engaging with key stakeholders across the enterprise as he/she investigates and assembles ESG-related investments and expenses and lead a critical element that supports the ESG mid-term objectives.

Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. www.ga-institute.com

Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. is a strategy consulting, advisory, communications, and research firm focused on the key issues of corporate sustainability and responsibility. We are experts in corporate ESG performance — the firm’s environmental performance, management of social issues, and effective corporate governance. We serve the leaders and boards of organizations in the corporate sector and in the investment community.

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.

National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc.
National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. www.ncasi.org

NCASI has been providing unbiased scientific research and technical information for 80 years to help the forest products industry achieve its environmental and sustainability goals. 

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council www.sustainablepurchasing.org

Founded in 2013, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is a global community of purchasers, suppliers, advocates, and experts committed to driving positive impact through the power of procurement.SPLC connects members directly to sustainable procurement expertise and has a proven track record of supporting hundreds of organizations, representing $300 billion in collective purchasing power, as they design and execute meaningful sustainable procurement strategies. SPLC members gain access to one-on-one training, a network of engaged peers, and practical guidance that includes case studies, webinars, contract language, tools, and category-specific resources.SPLC’s unique value is rooted in its over ten years of knowledge and ability to meet members where they are by helping them build custom roadmaps for sustainable procurement success that contributes to essential environmental and social outcomes.

Global Organic Textile Standard
Global Organic Textile Standard global-standard.org

GOTS Representative in North America (3/4 possibility to full-time, home office)Report to: Head of Regional RepresentativesThe Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria.We are a non-profit organization. Due to retirement, we are looking for a Regional Representative in North America who will operate from home with regular travel.