ESG & Sustainability Director, London

Feb 3, 2022


We are seeking a dynamic Director to expand our work supporting businesses to understand their impacts on the world around them and transform their business models to be part of the solution. Transparent and robust ESG disclosures is a key element of this change.

At Corporate Citizenship (now a part of SLR Consulting), we 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. We combine the strength of a global boutique pure-play consultancy firm with the reach and skills of a 2000 people environmental consulting group.

We work hard to ensure Corporate Citizenship is a collaborative and supportive working environment, where work-life balance is respected, and employees are given the opportunity to develop both personally and in their careers. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and 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, we offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and want to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference and want to ensure that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone feels included and is encouraged to be their authentic self.

We are committed to these values and our Corporate Citizenship DE&I Team work to actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion across our people and talent processes, operations as well as our client work around the world. Our DE&I Action Plan allows us to identify opportunities for improvement and monitor our progress in addressing inequalities. To get in touch with our DE&I team, please email us on


If interested, please click apply here and include your CV and cover letter to schedule a conversation. We will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position.

Job Description: What will you be doing?

A big challenge for companies is keeping up with the numerous developments in the global ESG and sustainability reporting landscape, so you will help our clients navigate this complex and changing landscape, turning reporting into a meaningful exercise to transform how they operate. In this leadership position, working with the Europe ESG Director, your duties will be varied and will include:

  • Service development to meet market trends
  • Thought leadership to influence clients and colleagues
  • Business development and client management
  • Leading a team

Key Responsibilities: What will you need?

With a passion in sustainability and the drive to change the world through changing business, you’ll bring experience of working with and guiding senior business leaders on measuring and reporting sustainability performance, across the whole spectrum of material ESG issues, along with:

  • An understanding and interest in the evolving voluntary and mandatory ESG reporting landscape (including ISSB, VRF, GRI reporting standards, alongside EU CSRD and SEC requirements) and indices (DJSI, MSCI, Sustainalytics etc)
  • An entrepreneurial approach, with a global mindset
  • A good team player able to build positive working relationships and support team members
  • Excellent engagement and communication skills.

Contract Type: Full-Time

Country: United Kingdom

Office: London

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