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

Land Life Company
Land Life Company landlifecompany.com

Land Life is a technology-driven reforestation company with the mission to help restore the world’s 2 billion hectares of degraded land. We plant trees at scale across the globe to kickstart ecosystems and the communities that depend on them. We are an international scale-up based in the Netherlands with projects in the US, Canada, Spain, Australia and other places. In the 2021 planting season, we have restored over 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of land globally, planting over 4 million trees.

Pure Earth
Pure Earth www.pureearth.org

Pure Earth (www.pureearth.org) is the leading international not-for-profit dedicated to reducing pollution, saving lives and protecting the planet. Pollution is the leading cause of death in the world; more than HIV, AIDS and TB combined. Pure Earth identifies and cleans up severely polluted places in low and middle-income countries, focusing on sites where human health, especially that of women and children, is most at risk. Since 1999, Pure Earth has completed 110 pilot projects in 27 countries, impacting 4.2 million lives. In addition, Pure Earth spearheaded a landmark pollution report published in 2017 in the world- renowned medical journal, The Lancet, which released new data on the health and economic impacts of pollution as well as the solutions. 

Novelis
Novelis careers-novelis.icims.com

Novelis’ Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis’ North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis’ corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.DISCLAIMER: In alignment with current Novelis policy and procedures, all Atlanta based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to qualify for new employment at Novelis. Fully vaccinated means you have received the last recommended dose of any vaccine that has been approved by the CDC or World Health Organization. As the COVID-19 landscape is continuously evolving, this requirement is subject to change. Proof of vaccination status will be required to qualify for new employment at Novelis.

International Living Future Institute
International Living Future Institute www.living-future.org

The International Living Future Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to catalyze the transformation toward communities that are culturally rich, socially just and ecologically restorative. ILFI’s flagship program is the Living Building Challenge, the world’s most ambitious and holistic performance standard for resilient, healthy, and green buildings. ILFI offers other certifications, transparency labels, education, and events that enable organizations and individuals to communicate their commitment to a healthier world. We believe that the building industry can shift dramatically far faster and more radically than many assume. We also believe that the industry can and should address ecological impact, social impact, health impact and cultural impact as intersecting issues. Living Buildings are beacons for change, data points for skeptics, inspirational stories for young people, and test beds for innovation. We seek to affect change in the building industry by envisioning a Living Future and showing it’s possible to embody that future in practice and policy.

Edge Environment
Edge Environment www.edgeenvironment.com

Established in 2008, Edge is a full-service sustainability consultancy focused on Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Our teams are based in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and Chile.We exist to help our clients create value from tackling one of the world’s most fundamental challenges: creating truly sustainable economies and societies. We do this by combining science, strategy, and storytelling in a way that gives our clients the confidence to take ambitious action and do well by doing good.  We support our clients by working across six areas:Sustainability leadership and communicationsESG and sustainability strategyCarbon and climate resilienceCircular economy and lifecycle thinkingSustainable and ethical procurementSustainable deliveryIn bringing together these diverse services, we are perfectly placed to guide clients from first steps to sustainability leadership, and from strategy through to on-the-ground implementation.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory www.lbl.gov

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA, https://diversity.lbl.gov/ideaberkeleylab/) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.Equal Opportunity and IDEA Information Links:Know your rights, click here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) for the supplement: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) under 41 CFR 60-1.4.

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.

MSCI
MSCI www.msci.com

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment communityWith over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading, research enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

Ingram Micro corp.ingrammicro.com
TerraCorps
TerraCorps terracorps.org

Located in Lowell, MA, TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental non-profit growing a more equitable ecosystem of people and organizations to protect and steward land for broader good. Working at the intersection of land conservation, sustainable agriculture and food justice, we seek to bridge the gap between the urban, rural and suburban land movements historically segregated by socio-economic divides. Through our generative service, training and partnership model, we cultivate future conservation leaders and offer immediate capacity support to the local organizations they serve.

New Buildings Institute
New Buildings Institute newbuildings.org

New Buildings Institute (NBI) works collaboratively with industry market players—governments, utilities, energy efficiency advocates and building professionals—to promote advanced design practices, innovative technologies, public policies and programs that improve energy efficiency at the highest levels and decarbonize the built environment.

Port of Seattle www.portseattle.org

Founded in 1911 by a vote of the people as a special purpose government, the Port of Seattle's mission is to promote economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce and job creation in an equitable, accountable and environmentally responsible manner.Our vision is to add 100,000 jobs through economic growth led by the Port, for a total of 300,000 Port-related jobs in the region, while reducing our environmental footprint. We are committed to creating opportunity for all, stewarding our environment responsibly, partnering with surrounding communities, promoting social responsibility, conducting ourselves transparently and holding ourselves accountable.The Port of Seattle is a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability.

Sustainable Northwest
Sustainable Northwest www.sustainablenorthwest.org

Sustainable Northwest is a conservation and community-focused nonprofit organization. Our work brings entrepreneurial solutions to natural resources challenges to keep lands healthy and provide economic and community benefits. We believe a healthy economy, environment, and community are indivisible, and that all are strengthened by wise partnerships, policies, and investments. Founded in 1994, our work focuses on forests; ranches; clean energy; water; and green markets. Through this spectrum of work, we help to ensure both rural communities and urban centers have healthy landscapes, resilient economies, and engaged communities. 

The Sustainability Consortium
The Sustainability Consortium sustainabilityconsortium.org

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global non-profit organization transforming the consumer goods industry to deliver more sustainable consumer products. We work to enable a world where people can lead fulfilled lives in a way that decouples their impacts on people and the planet. Our members and partners include manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, service providers, NGOs, civil society organizations, governmental agencies and academics. TSC convenes our diverse stakeholders to work collaboratively to build science-based decision tools and solutions that address sustainability issues that are materially important throughout a product’s supply chain and lifecycle.

HowGood
HowGood howgood.com

About HowGood:HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products.The ideal candidate is talented and enjoys working collaboratively to design and deliver solutions to complex problems. We are looking for someone with vision, who can roll up their sleeves and become a can-do executor, delivering on-time and routing around roadblocks in a pinch. You will take on a leadership role in building our infrastructure, to provide a resilient foundation for our application and data science workloads.Responsibilities:Design and implement cloud architecture to support various product and data science workloadsWork with all teams and senior management to create platform and infrastructure solutionsMaintain testable/reproducible architectureAdvise and implement best practices and continuous improvement processes for security, alerting, and scalingRequirements:A strong point of view who can communicate their opinions to the team, as well as senior management5+ years experience with cloud-based environments (AWS preferred)Extensive experience with Docker and container orchestration (Kubernetes preferred)Skilled in security best-practices (DevSecOps)High proficiency in one or more scripting languages (python preferred)Enthusiastic about automated testing, logging, and documentationAn ideal candidate will also have experience with:Kubernetes (K8s) systems on AWSManaging Elasticsearch clustersDeploying python web/data-science workloadsWhy work at HowGood?Competitive salary, health benefits & paid vacationOffice in Upstate New York, but remote work is fineFlexible, relaxed but fast moving environmentHowGood has the world’s largest sustainability database and has recently completed the build for a new data model that allows for unprecedented flexibility in building metrics that help decision makers the world over understand the impact of their choices. Whether we are supporting NGO’s, business leads, product developers or individual shoppers, we help people understand the impact of their choices. Our model allows us to build metrics for measuring the impact of externalized costs faster and better than ever before. Applicants for this role should be excited to participate in creating new understandings, supporting better decision making and helping to change the world.Competitive benefits package available, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.HowGood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

HowGood
HowGood howgood.com

HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials assessed, HowGood SaaS and impact data offerings help leading brands, retailers and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Through in-depth, ingredient-level insights into factors ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to animal welfare to labor risk, HowGood data powers strategic decision-making for the sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, and marketing of sustainable products.

BuzzWord, Inc.
BuzzWord, Inc. www.gobuzzword.com

BuzzWord helps companies develop effective ESG and sustainability reporting and disclosure strategies, provides guidance on ESG reporting and rater frameworks, and creates credible and compelling ESG and sustainability reports and related communications.

TDi Sustainability
TDi Sustainability tdi-sustainability.com

TDi Sustainability is a global consultancy that helps businesses the world over to be more sustainable. Along the length and breadth of the supply chain, from artisanal mine to multinational corporation, we use our expertise to build responsible supply chains that work for people, for business and for the planet. Our in-depth understanding of sectors and corresponding regulation is recognised as industry-leading.From detailed auditing and research to strategic planning, our services result in a positive social, economic and environmental impact on upstream communities. Our small team of specialist practitioners brings a wealth of experience and local knowledge. Whether boots on the ground or suits in the boardroom, TDi is a valuable partner for customers who embrace the need to empower and communicate responsible sourcing.

Greenstone www.greenstoneplus.com
Greenstone+ www.greenstoneplus.com

At Greenstone, we provide award-winning software solutions that enable our clients to achieve their sustainability goals and become responsible businesses. Greenstone has been providing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for over 15 years and our clients are currently in over 100 countries worldwide across 15 industry sectors.Through our suite of sustainability, supply chain and ESG software solutions, we enable our clients to collect, manage and analyze the data required to inform and support their sustainability journeys. We build long-term partnerships with our clients and constantly develop and innovate to stay ahead of their evolving sustainability management and reporting requirements.  Greenstone has a team of specialists that take an active interest in our clients’ ambitions and ensure that our solutions and services enable their success. In a context of constant change and limited sustainability resource, clients can rely on the Greenstone team to help them achieve their sustainability goals, and keep them on top of reporting trends, frameworks and legislation. As part of this effort, our in-house team of developers use cutting edge innovation and technology to constantly evolve Greenstone’s suite of software solutions. 

Solidaridad North America
Solidaridad North America www.solidaridadnetwork.org

Solidaridad is a global non-profit network organization working to make commodity supply chains socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable. Founded in 1969, Solidaridad today has over 1,000 employees working in 43 countries on five continents. Solidaridad’s unique network structure consists of eight legally independent regional offices, ensuring that initiatives are locally-led while providing opportunities for the sharing of knowledge, tools and methodologies between regions.Solidaridad North America is a 501(c)(3) organization representing the network among US and Canada-based donors and implementation partners.

Bank of the West
Bank of the West www.bankofthewest.com

At Bank of the West, your money has values as well as value. We know money deposited in a bank has the power to finance positive change. So we are taking action to support activities that help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are redefining banking for a better future by focusing on areas where we believe we can have a real impact: supporting energy transition, helping enable women entrepreneurs, and financing innovative start-ups. As the bank for a changing world, Bank of the West is committed to sustainable finance along with our parent company BNP Paribas. Through Digital Channels and offices across the U.S., Bank of the West provides financial tools and resources to more than 2 million individuals, families and businesses.

Additional Ventures www.additionalventures.org
EverZinc www.everzinc.com