Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • Climate Solutions Consultant

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-1746
    Category
    Climate Solutions
  • Overview

    ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is seeking a specialist to join its London-based team immediately. Successful candidates will have a background both in quantitative and qualitative analysis and exhibit a passion for the responsible investment business with a focus on climate change. The successful candidate will primarily be working on the External Review services, which include Second Party Opinions, Climate Bond Initiative verifications and others.

    ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is a unit within the responsible investment business of ISS-Ethix. As investors seek to gain a better understanding of their exposure to climate-related risks, ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions provides data, analytics and advisory services to support financial market participants and governments to understand, measure, and act on climate-related risks and its impact on investments across all asset classes. ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is a market leader within its field and highly innovative.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the delivery of all green, social and sustainable bond External Review products
    • Review issuer documents containing pertinent information on the green, social and sustainability bond
    • Conduct research on issuer controversies
    • Support sales with client requests
    • Support colleagues on day to day communications, operations and report writing
    • Support the team on product development

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of 1 – 2 years of relevant work experience relating to responsible investment
    • University degree ideally in environmental science, engineering or economics
      • Additionally, expertise (professional or academic) in financial topics is a bonus
    • Demonstrated interest in climate change in general and specifically green, social and sustainability bonds
    • Excellent oral and written command of English and French (German and Spanish are a bonus)
    • Strong analytical, research, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to act as a team member in a multicultural environment
    • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
    • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications

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