Environment & Climate Change Researcher, London

Dec 7, 2022


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Are you looking to develop a career in corporate responsibility and sustainability? If so, this position offers a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the rapidly evolving field of ESG and Climate Change, and contribute to high-impact projects on behalf of a range of corporate clients.

Responsibilities will include qualitative and quantitative analysis, research on emerging policies and market developments, business development, thought leadership, as well as client project delivery. You will also participate in team meetings and discussions, and be supported by senior colleagues to develop both your research and consultancy skills, with a strong focus on your professional career development at the core of our team. You will join our growing Europe team, based out of our London office, and at times will work with our other global offices and colleagues.


About us

Corporate Citizenship (now part of SLR Consulting – a global leader in environmental and advisory solutions) are on a mission to harness the power of business to create a better future for everyone. We work with companies to accelerate change towards a future where our society and planet can thrive. Insight and understanding underpins everything that we do. As a Researcher you will work with a range of colleagues to gain exposure to varied business activities, in a fast-paced environment.

Corporate Citizenship are a boutique, global sustainability consultancy who have worked with a range of high-profile companies for the past 25 years, to advance the corporate sustainability agenda and support our clients with ambitious yet practical sustainability solutions. We pride ourselves on developing and maintaining long-term client relationships, based on a track record of high-quality work and an infectiously positive and collaborative team culture. Our services span ESG Strategy, Social and Community Impact assessments, Materiality, specialised Environment and Climate Change services, as well as operating the influential Business for Societal Impact (B4SI) business network.

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 2400+ employees across 6 regions – including over 850 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business, providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our people enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.


About the role

Joining as an integral part of Corporate Citizenship’s Environment and Climate Change team, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our supportive and agile team of experts and undertake a range of varied project work, supporting our clients across all our service areas, including:

  • Carbon management, including GHG foot-printing and environmental data management systems
  • Net-Zero strategy, including science-based target setting, carbon reduction pathways and offsetting strategies
  • Climate resilience, risk and opportunity analysis and TCFD reporting
  • Natural Capital assessments and strategies, including TNFD disclosure

In addition, the role will include opportunities to support on broader business activities, such as:

  • Writing, such as drafting of reports and preparing presentations, writing articles or blogs
  • Participating in client facing meetings and activities
  • Supporting marketing, thought leadership and business development


About you

If you want to use your skills to make a positive impact by helping businesses become more sustainable, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is for people early in their career, so we are keen to hear from people with a 1-2 years’ related or transferable experience. For more experienced applicants, please see our other open positions.

Qualities likely to make you successful in this role include:

  • An understanding of – and interest in – sustainability, environment and climate change; either through work experience, or technical or academic training
  • Strong analytical skills to research and evaluate key information
  • Excellent written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Good IT skills, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow.

Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.

Country: United Kingdom
Office: London

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