CDP is seeking an intern to support the Investor Initiatives team and assist in managing CDP NA’s relationships with investor signatories and members. The Intern will report to CDP NA’s Head of Investor Initiatives and will work integrally with the global Investor Initiatives team.
CDP is an international, not-for-profit organization providing a global platform for companies, cities, states and regions to measure, disclose, manage and share vital information on their environmental performance. CDP, voted number one climate research provider by investors, works with 800+ institutional investors with assets of US$100 trillion and 89 purchasing organizations with a combined annual spend of over US$2.7 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. Disclosing companies provide quantitative and qualitative information about their greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency programs, water management, exposure to deforestation and strategic business approach to environmental risk. The Investor Initiatives team works on driving back the resultant data to CDP’s investor signatories and members.
Understanding and using CDP’s self-reported corporate environmental data from the internal data warehouse and organizing it for external consumption.
Engage and develop relationships with CDP Investor signatories and members.
Preparation of outreach materials and campaigns.
Possibility of creating content and delivering web-based trainings on CDP data and analytics to various stakeholders in the investment community.
Assist in engagement events including organizing investor roundtables & roadshows.
Liaising with other teams internally to align communications and outreach.
Assist in account management including maintaining and updating investor records in internal database.
Required skills and experience:
A university degree in a related subject or currently pursuing a degree.
Familiarity with and keen interest in working at the intersection of finance and sustainability —including climate finance, ESG driven investments, sustainable financial markets and products.
The drive to take ownership and responsibility for specific areas of work.
The ability to spot trends and opportunities as well as focus on details.
Comfortable working on time sensitive deliverables.
Strong inter-personal skills and a desire to seek out networking opportunities.
A flexible but diligent working style, with proven record of working within a team.
Attention to detail is crucial, including strong skills in documenting external and internal communications.
The desire and ability to improve and streamline processes to better and more efficiently achieve program goals, rather than follow the status quo.
Interested candidates should send a copy of their résumé with a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role to email@example.com with “Intern, Investor Engagement” in the subject line.
The successful candidate will work approximately 25 hours per week and must be able to work legally in the US.
Selected candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.
CDP is looking for a motivated, talented and passionate Data Analyst to join our Data Team based in our London headquarters, reporting to the Associate Director Data. The position holder will play a key role in the quality review and modeling of corporate GHG emissions and other related data points, working to enhance CDP’s ‘Full GHG Emissions Dataset’ offering. More information regarding this project can be found here: https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/ghg-emissions-dataset.aspx . The successful candidate will have experience with predictive analytics within the R environment and will be driven to help solve global environmental problems using the power of data.
About CDP’s Data Team The Data Team is part of the wider Impact & Insights team. Its primary remit is to improve the usability of the corporate climate change, water security and forests data and cities, states & regions data disclosed to CDP by developing and applying robust and transparent methods for data cleaning and modelling. It supplements this work with harmonized data collected from external sources and seeks to enhance accessibility for CDP’s stakeholders. Additional to this, the team produces value-adding analyses that help internal and external stakeholders better understand these vital environmental data, and make better decisions from them.
Key responsibilities include:
Work with the line manager and other data analysts to implement procedures for ensuring CDP data integrity and monitoring for constant improvement;
Undertake the systematic identification and correction of energy- and GHG emissions-related data quality issues and apply data standardization techniques to harmonize key data point responses;
Develop and implement methods for consuming external data and integrating them into CDP’s database, ensuring transparency through these processes;
Maintain and improve upon algorithms and source models to estimate corporate GHG emissions and expand upon these to incorporate other relevant data;
Extract, transform and load data from and into CDP’s data warehouse;
Facilitate the internal and external accessibility, usability and analysis of CDP’s data;
Determine optimal data delivery methods and formats and support in the operationalization of identified requirements;
Any other tasks as deemed appropriate by the line manager.
Required skills and experience:
Min. 2 years working experience;
Expert knowledge of Excel
Experience with R, particularly for predictive modelling;
Ability to document work to a high standard, maintain documentation, write reports and establish procedures;
Keen interest in sustainability issues and the use of data as a means to solve them, in particular climate change and/or energy issues;
Desirable skills and experience:
Experience in GHG accounting for sub-national or national actors;
Experience with databases and knowledge of T-SQL is an advantage;
Knowledge of other programming languages is an advantage;
Familiarity with modelling approaches through the lens of GHG national inventories, econometric regression models, input-output models, LCA, corporate inventories and/or other modelling approaches is an advantage;
Demonstrable data visualization skills, preferably using D3; and
Practice in scenario modeling with acquaintance with existing low-carbon scenarios, particularly how they relate to and impact sub-national actors.
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s Central London office.
Salary and benefits:
Salary will be up to 25,000 GBP per year (depending on experience), fixed-term contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension based on performance.
Annual discretionary bonus, 24 days’ holiday (increasing to 30), generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
To apply please email your CV and cover letter (no more than two pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Emissions Data Analyst’ in the subject line. The deadline is 23.00 GMT on February 26 , 2018, but early applications are encouraged and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
We will reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is appointed.
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Duration: 3 months
CDP Europe, the the world’s leading climate change charity, is seeking a highly-motivated intern to support its work on the Commit to Action campaign for a maximum period of three months in our Berlin office.
About Commit to Action: The Commit to Action campaign works with the world’s most influential companies to encourage them to sign up to climate leadership commitments supported by the We Mean Business Coalition. More than 600 of the world's largest companies have made over 1100 commitments to action. Please visit www.wemeanbusinesscoalition.org and www.cdp.net/commit to read more about the campaign.
Supporting the CTA Manager in managing the campaign;
Supporting the regional CTA project officer in engaging with companies to educate them on the campaign and to gather commitments to take specific climate change actions;
Drafting briefings and updating the CTA internal resources for sharing internally and externally, as well as writing or contributing to briefings, updates, analysis to share externally;
Utilizing internal client relationship management systems (CRM and Excel) to keep records and track progress;
Providing general research and administrative support and event support as required.
Enrolled student in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program at a German university;
Passionate about Sustainable Development and connected topics;
Strong attention to detail and process, in addition to organization and data analysis skills;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (esp. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and understanding of database architecture;
Confident and capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams;
Ability to work independently and precisely under pressure, be proactive and set priorities;
Demonstrates a high level of dedication, flexibility and resilience;
Highly competent spoken and written English, other language skills beneficial.
What we offer:
Exciting and challenging tasks in an international team with flat hierarchies and quick decision making;
200 Euro per month internship compensation;
7,5 vacation days for the internship period of three months;
Flexible working hours;
Modern office at Sony Centre/Potsdamer Platz with free hot and cold beverages.
The position is open only for candidates enrolled at German University. The successful candidate will work five days per week in our Berlin office and must be able to work legally in the EU. The internship will last for a period of three months and the intern will work with and report to the Commit to Action Manager.
The internship starting date is flexible, but ideally the starting date should be no later than March 1st 2018.
Interested? Interested candidates should send their application documents (cover letter and CV) in English and as a single PDF file to email@example.com with “Internship Commit To Action - first name last name” in the subject line.
Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates due to the sheer volume of applications. If you do not hear from us within 21 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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