We are immediately seeking a Senior ESG Research Analyst (Controversy Watch) in Manila to join our Global Norms Research team to support our review of corporate performance against responsible investment standards.
The Global Norms team conducts research and analysis into allegations of corporate involvement in practices or activity that are in conflict with international standards and guidelines, as recognized in the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The team compiles analysis reports on over 15,000 publicly listed companies, covering the constituents of major global indices (large, mid and small cap). This research assists investors make decisions regarding companies’ adherence to global norms on anti‐corruption, human rights, environmental protection and labour standards. The Global Norms team consists of two departments: Norms-Based Research and Controversy Watch. The successful candidate will join Controversy Watch, which is responsible for monitoring ESG related news from media and stakeholder sources to support investors and issuers in assessing exposure to immediate reputational risks, prospective financial, operational and legal risks.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience within the fields of RI, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or Sustainability, with a focus on the management and performance of companies against responsible investment standards. They will also have strong research, writing and management skills. Analysts are, on a daily basis, required to review and assess allegations of a corporate failure to respect established norms. The candidate will be able to review and prioritise effectively to deadlines. The Global Norms Research team is based in Stockholm (Sweden) and Manila (Philippines) and the successful candidate will be able to work independently and collaboratively with the team to review the reports compiled.
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NOTE: Applications without a cover letter won’t be taken into consideration!