Careers in sustainability, climate tech, renewable energy, net zero, the circular economy, ESG and more

Additional Ventures
Additional Ventures www.additionalventures.org

Additional Ventures (AV) is helping shape a healthier, more equitable world. We are a philanthropic organization with three initiatives: biomedical research, community and democracy, and climate action.  

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Digital Realty careers.digitalrealty.com

Position Title: ESG AnalystLocation: Dallas or Austin (Hybrid) Your roleDigital Realty is seeking an ESG Analyst to be a key member of our global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) team. We aim to lead the data center industry in sustainability/ESG performance and this role provides a truly unique opportunity to work in a thriving industry and help make an impact on the environment. As our business grows in size and capabilities, we are looking to increase the capabilities of our ESG engagement and approach in order to more efficiently meet the needs of our investors and customers.   We are looking for a team-centric individual with strong organizational, analytical and communication skills and is comfortable working cross-functionally. This position will work closely with the members of the ESG team, as well as various departments and senior leaders. This position will be based in our Dallas, TX office with flexible working arrangement. Other Digital Realty office locations may be considered. What you’ll doDrive the collection, organization, and analysis of ESG data to meet global ESG reporting needs. This includes energy (our largest material impact), water, waste data tracking and greenhouse gas reporting.Support ESG reporting, including assisting with ESG Report development and responding to CDP, GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) and S&P CSA (Corporate Sustainability Assessment)Track, maintain and manage monthly renewable energy statements from Digital Realty’s virtual power purchase agreements (PPAs)Monitor and track progress against ESG goals and KPIsSupport the ongoing implementation of environmental and social initiatives across our portfolio of data centers.Provide data and information to support customer and investor ESG requests, including for customer RFPs and annual ESG surveysCommunicate key sustainability metrics both internally and externally via press releases, social media platforms, website, and other communication channels to engage employees, guests, and external stakeholders.Support ESG-related tasks and activities as directed by manager.Expected travel: up to 10% What you’ll needBachelor’s degree in environmental studies, business, engineering or related field. 2-4 years of professional experience in ESG or sustainability preferred.Knowledge and experience with ESG reporting disclosures preferred, including SASB, CDP, GRESB, S&P CSA, TCFD, GRIKnowledge and experience with green building certifications, including LEED and BREEAM, as well as EPA Energy Star preferredExperience using Energy Star Portfolio Manager and other 3rd party ESG reporting software preferredA critical thinker with the ability to perform data analysis and pull meaningful insights.Ability to embrace change and adapt to evolving business needs.High attention to detail and strong organizational, analytical and communication skills.Advanced Microsoft Office skills (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint); PowerBI experience preferredShows initiative and ownership of projects, with ability to stay organized while working on multiple projects.Upholds high standards of ethical and professional conduct.Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors. Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated will need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.  A bit about usDigital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 49 metros across 24 countries and six continents. A bit about our Legal teamOur Legal team works in a highly complex global business sector with a diverse range of local, regional and international organizations. From ensuring compliance in different jurisdictions to supporting business teams with customer and supplier contracts, we’re involved in a variety of projects. Working in a dynamic commercial environment, we collaborate with colleagues across different departments and always have a new challenge waiting for us. What we can offer youOur rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.  Notes:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

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Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay www.allianceforthebay.org

The Alliance brings together communities, companies, and conservationists to improve our lands and waters. We envision clean streams and rivers flowing through resilient landscapes, cared for by the people who live, work, and play in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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Forest Trends, Ecosystem Marketplace
Forest Trends, Ecosystem Marketplace www.forest-trends.org

Forest Trends is an international non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that works to expand the value of forests to society. We work to promote sustainable forest management and conservation by creating and capturing market values for ecosystem services to support innovative projects and enterprises in these new markets and to enhance the livelihoods of local communities living in and around critical ecosystems globally.

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Telesto Strategy LLC
Telesto Strategy LLC www.telestostrategy.com

Telesto was founded in May 2020 on the premise that we can and must take action to help solve for the world’s greatest problems. We partner to support business leaders as they get started and navigate their ESG journeys with the goal of elevating these questions to corporate strategy and business growth. With the increasing complexity around ESG and Sustainability topics, we find that leaders lack the resources to simplify this transition and have the meaningful impact that they are counting on. That’s where we come in. We offer a variety of ESG and Sustainability specific growth solutions, whether it’s related to net-zero planning, materiality assessments, ESG metrics, or simply to having a dedicated team to making your ESG program come to life. Our vision is global and our roots our local to the beautiful city of Chicago. We look to partner with organizations from all phases of maturity, geographies, and industries. We recognize that to regenerate the planet, it will take us all. We believe that purpose drives profit and the time to act is now.

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Shaw Industries shawinc.com

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. supplies carpet, resilient, hardwood, laminate, tile and stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than 20,000 associates worldwide. Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, with salespeople and/or offices located throughout the U.S. as well as Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.We are more than 20,000 individuals bound together by a common vision to create a better future, for our customers, for our company, for our people, and for our communities. By combining deep market knowledge with new ways of thinking, we drive innovation into our business and set the standard for next generation manufacturing.

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Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Ins
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Ins www.c2ccertified.org

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Humanscale www.humanscale.com

Humanscale is the premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic products that improve health and comfort at work. Our award-winning office products –seating, sit/stand desks, technology support and lighting – have led the industry in performance and simplicity for over 35 years.

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Redaptive
Redaptive redaptive.com

Redaptive is an Energy-as-a-Service provider that funds and installs energy-saving and energy-generating equipment. Redaptive’s programs help many of the world’s most sophisticated organizations reduce energy waste, save money, lower their carbon emissions, and meet their sustainability goals across entire real estate portfolios. With Redaptive, customers can overcome capital and contractual barriers to achieve energy-saving benefits quickly, all with real-time data powered by Redaptive’s proprietary Data-as-a-Service metering platform. Redaptive was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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The Conference Board www.conference-board.org

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Intentional Endowments Network
Intentional Endowments Network www.intentionalendowments.org

About IENThe Intentional Endowments Network is a non-profit, peer-learning network advancing intentionally designed endowments – those that seek to enhance financial performance by making investments that advance an equitable, low carbon, and regenerative economy. Working closely with leading organizations, the network engages leaders and key stakeholders from higher education, foundations, business, and nonprofits. It provides opportunities for learning and education, peer networking, convening, thought leadership and information exchange around a variety of strategies (e.g., ESG integration, impact investing, and shareholder engagement). There are currently over 210 members of IEN, including college and university endowments, foundations, and other asset owners; leading investment consulting, Outsourced CIO, and asset management firms; and nonprofit partners.IEN is an initiative of The Crane Institute of Sustainability, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit based in the Boston area. Crane is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Women and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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Tinkergarten
Tinkergarten tinkergarten.com

Nearly a decade in the making, Tinkergarten has reached nearly half a million families across all 50 US states with our programming. A social impact company founded by education and tech industry vets, we use technology to enable talented individuals nationwide to lead Tinkergarten classes in their local parks and community green-spaces. We're on a mission to improve lives and get a new generation hooked on nature. We’re adding new Leaders each season -- join us!

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Reduction In Motion
Reduction In Motion reductioninmotion.com

Reduction In Motion is a team of waste and sustainability consultants who help businesses with waste management and sustainability programs. For 20 years, we have been helping organizations save money, improve efficiency, ensure safety, and reduce environmental impact through education and best practices. We offer a wide array of services from audits to comprehensive on-site support. Beyond waste management, we can help you assess and develop your overall environmental strategy and build the cultural change and employee engagement necessary to grow your sustainability program.

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Clean Energy Buyers Association (CEBA) cebuyers.org

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Agerpoint www.agerpoint.com

Agerpoint is an innovator in geospatial intelligence and data engineering that develops technologies to digitize, analyze and comprehend the natural world.Through a combination of artificial intelligence, high performance computing, computer vision and advanced analytics, the Agerpoint platform fuses together sensor data from mobile devices, terrestrial vehicles, drones and satellites with other information and human observations to create a highly precise, quantifiable and interactive digital record to enable better decision-making for clients across food and beverage R&D, forestry, production agriculture, government and conservation organizations.Agerpoint's Know Your Carbon™ serves to provide credibility and transparency to carbon credits by leveraging Agerpoint’s unique ability to create highly accurate 3D plant models and efficiently extract physical measurements and health information using automation and AI.With these advancements, our mission is to improve quality of life for our planet’s inhabitants and mitigate climate change by enabling a transformational shift in how we measure and understand plants, crops and forests.

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McDonald's Corporate careers.mcdonalds.com

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here!We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, splitting our time between remote work and connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, it's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:Take a class at Hamburger UniversitySample future items in our Test KitchenUtilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globeWe are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement!McDonald's Global Impact team is aligned around a mission to make McDonald’s one of the most respected, trusted, and admired brands in the world. We will do this through actions to drive responsible business growth, investments to foster community, values-based advocacy, and compelling communications that matter to our customers, our System and our global partners. Read more about our Purpose & Impact here.

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eBay Inc.
eBay Inc. www.ebayinc.com

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader through our Marketplace platforms which connect millions of buyers and sellers in more than 190 markets around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity for all. The platforms include our online marketplace located at www.ebay.com and its localized counterparts, including off-platform businesses, as well as eBay’s suite of mobile apps. 

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The Gold Standard Foundation
The Gold Standard Foundation www.goldstandard.org

About Gold Standard Gold Standard (www.goldstandard.org, @goldstandard) was established in 2003 by WWF and other international NGOs as a best practice standard to help the world #GrowToZero. All Gold Standard-certified projects and programmes accelerate progress toward the Net-Zero ambition of the Paris Climate Agreement while catalysing impact toward the broader Sustainable Development Goals. Its standard, Gold Standard for the Global Goals, allows climate and development initiatives to quantify, certify, and maximise their impacts toward climate security and sustainable development. Certification against the standard provides the confidence that these results are measured and verified, enabling credible impact reporting. ISEAL Code Compliant and backed by a broad NGO Supporter Network, Gold Standard has 2000+ projects underway in over 90 countries, creating billions of dollars of shared value from climate and development action worldwide.

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Herbalife Nutrition
Herbalife Nutrition www.iamherbalifenutrition.com

Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF) is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's lives with great nutrition products and a business opportunity for its independent distributors since 1980. The Company offers science-backed products to consumers in 95 markets by entrepreneurial distributors who provide one-on-one coaching and a supportive community that inspires their customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Through the Company’s commitment to nourish people, communities and our planet, Herbalife Nutrition pledges to achieve 50 million positive impacts – tangible acts of good – by 2030, its 50th anniversary. For more information, please visit IAmHerbalifeNutrition.com.

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FrameworkESG
FrameworkESG frameworkesg.com

FrameworkESG is a specialty consulting firm that helps clients align their thinking, strategies, and operations with evolving environmental, societal, and economic realities. Since our founding in 2003, our analyses, insights, and support have helped global companies build trust, reduce risk, and create long-term value.

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Rubicon
Rubicon www.rubicon.com

Rubicon is a digital marketplace for waste and recycling, and provider of innovative software-based solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. Creating a new industry standard by using technology to drive environmental innovation, the company helps turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises, and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work. Rubicon’s mission is to end waste. It helps its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals.

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Port of Seattle www.portseattle.org

As a Sustainability Data Analyst, you will provide analytical support to both the Aviation and Maritime Sustainability teams by conducting a variety of data collection tasks and analyses for a wide variety of environmental issues, including developing and managing greenhouse gas emission inventories, estimates of emissions and energy reductions from proposed strategies, financial analyses such as total cost of ownership estimates, and other assessments to support sustainability goals and objectives.You will research, collect, manage, and analyze issues and data such as energy use, environmental impacts, activity information and cost/financial data to support a range of diverse sustainability strategies across Maritime and Aviation divisions.You will participate in the development of environmental plans and strategies to meet Port environmental goals.You will conduct specialized studies, including researching and selecting methods of collecting and managing both Aviation and Maritime Port data to inform programs or decisions. You will design, construct, and manage online Aviation and Maritime data dashboards to help monitor, report on, and communicate progress towards Port goals and the performance metrics identified in the 2020 Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy (NWPCAS), Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA), and the Maritime Climate and Air Action Plan. This includes emissions data, equipment inventories, cruise shore power connections, airline, airport, cruise and Port tenant passenger ground transportation mode split, and greenhouse gas emissions.You will conduct routine compilation and evaluation of utility data to compute Aviation and Maritime emission inventories, provide data for mandatory reporting to agencies such as the Washington State Department of Ecology, and to support the Puget Sound Maritime Air Emissions Inventory and data to support the Port’s Energy Management System.You will participate in and contribute to the development and monitoring of the budget for assigned projects and programs. You will coordinate contract management with the Central Procurement Office by providing information needed for contracts, contract amendments, and service directives; review and approve contractor invoices.You will develop educational materials and conduct presentations on general environmental issues and program requirements to Port employees, tenants, or the public. You will coordinate Port-wide reporting and communications related to Century agenda environmental, energy, and emission reduction goals.Who you are: Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:Experienced – You have two (2) years of experience in data management and analysis, data visualization, statistics and/or environmental sustainability work. Educated – You possess a Bachelors degree.Desired – We hope you have certifications in mathematics, statistics, computer science or data analysis or related fields. We also hope you have experience inventorying or analyzing carbon and other air emissions as well as energy-related, water conservation, and/or other sustainability data. Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.Strong Communicator – You are capable of effectively providing complex technical information both formally and informally at all levels of the organization and in both verbal and written formats. Relationship Builder – You are someone who can work effectively with a diverse array of stakeholders at various levels of the organization to build and maintain strong relationships and resolve problems while providing excellent support and customer service.Scientifically-Minded – You are knowledgeable about environmental policy and regulations, are highly organized and skilled in gathering, analyzing, and leveraging info and data to inform decision-making, and can creatively problem-solve and coordinate with others to develop solutions to problems.Technically Savvy – You understand principles for effective visual display of quantitative data and have advanced Excel skills, including spreadsheet design, developing complex formulas, and you are skilled at formatting and manipulating tables and charts.What else you need to know: Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. Work Environment – This work will take place in a hybrid remote/in-office setting at Management’s discretion.Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement – Effective, November 15, 2021, the Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.

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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council sustainablepurchasing.org

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) leads a global community of purchasers, suppliers, advocates and experts dedicated to driving positive impact through the power of procurement. SPLC members collaborate with peers and leaders across the value chainto innovate, aggregate demand, and amplify their impact.Through our cutting edge programming, SPLC members are able to leverage their procurement for positive environmental and social benefit.

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