Job DescriptionThe Role: Trucost, a leader in environmental data and risk analysis, is seeking Interns to join its global ESG Analytics and Client Delivery team. Working from London, this role is dedicated to completing analysis tasks and delivering Trucost's services to its global client base. The internship will present an opportunity to learn about Trucost products, and will be focused primarily on measuring how environmental risk can translate into financial risk to investors. The Location: 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LH The Team: Our team is composed of experienced professionals driven to identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value team work and it is crucial that you are a team player in order to be successful within our organization. The Impact: Trucost provides the gold standard carbon and natural capital investment metrics that financial institutions need to assess the risks and opportunities presented by climate change, drive innovation, and capitalize on the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy. Trucost is a pioneer of portfolio environmental analytics, from publishing the first carbon audit of an equity portfolio in 2005 to our extensive analysis of risks and opportunities today for clients with over $20 trillion in assets. What's in it for you: In this role, you will be working as a part of Financial Institutions team and supporting ongoing projects over the period of June-October. The internship will involve thematic and sector research to broaden the understanding of environmental risks. The intern will report to one project manager who will provide guidance and training throughout the internship. Responsibilities: • Participate in an international research team conducting in-depth analytical research on the environmental performance of companies for the investor clients • Provide high-quality insights and recommendations from complex information for consultative projects • Work collaboratively with a diverse team across multiple locations to conduct research and ensure the quality of assessment findings • Attend Trucost meetings and events alongside account and business development managers, effectively recognizing their needs and conveying Trucost's value proposition. What We're Looking For: • High motivation and interest in pursuing career in the Sustainability field • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Personable, with a demonstrated strength in planning and executing work assignments independently, and as part of an international research team • Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, with a positive, "can do" attitude Basic Qualifications: • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, which includes business, economics and finance, natural resource economics and environmental sciences, with a post-graduate degree in a related subject • A good understanding of business and how sustainability can be integrated into investor decision-making related to: risk management, environmental reporting, and product or supply chain optimization • Demonstrated ability to synthesize technical data to develop business insights on companies' environmental and financial performance • The candidate should be conscious of detail and numerically proficient with natural curiosity, and an innovative approach to problem solving. Advanced word-processing and spreadsheet skills are expected Preferred Qualifications: • Fluency in additional languages (in particular Spanish, Portuguese, French, Japanese or Mandarin) will be looked upon favourably Job ID : 248545 Posted On : 5-14-2019 Location : London, UK
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