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Consulting Associate, Sustainability Advisory (Entry Level)

Company: Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Consulting Associate, Sustainability Advisory (Entry Level) page is loaded Consulting Associate, Sustainability Advisory (Entry Level) Apply locations Chicago, Illinois Toronto, Canada time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R00022508 ERM is seeking an entry level Consulting Associate, Sustainability Advisory to join our Corporate Sustainability team in Chicago, IL or Toronto, CA. In this role, you will provide technical assistance on sustainability strategy and reporting projects for multi-national clients, while working across ERM's North America Sustainability Strategy and Disclosure technical teams on related follow-on project tasks. RESPONSIBILITIES: -

  • Provide technical assistance on sustainability strategy and corporate sustainability reporting projects.
  • Develop material topics assessments on environmental, social and governance issues for corporate clients.
  • Support writing of corporate sustainability reports for clients in multiple sectors.
  • Design and implement sustainability management systems and programs for corporate clients.
  • Assist in developing practical and measurable sustainability programs and climate change programs (including vision, goals, reduction targets, metrics), GHG inventory development and verification, carbon foot printing, energy efficiency, and life cycle analysis.
  • Benchmark client performance against peers and support goal setting for sustainability metrics.
  • Support multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and meet quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to effectively manage and execute projects.
  • Communicate with clients, ERM employees, and vendors.REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's or master's degree in environmental science, engineering, business administration or related sustainability-focused program. -
    • Up to 2 years of related experience in a consulting, corporate, industrial, or government environment.
    • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus.
    • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision. (Some travel is required to support a wide array of projects and clients.) -
    • Familiarity with sustainability reporting frameworks and metrics is a plus.
    • Experience with ISO 14001, BSI 18001 or other process improvement systems a plus. -
    • Valid driver's license and good driving record.Who We Are: As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations. At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level. Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. - Thank you for your interest in ERM! Similar Jobs (4) Consulting Associate, Sustainable Finance (Entry Level) locations 2 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago Consulting Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions (Entry Level) locations 4 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 5 Days Ago Consulting Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions (Entry Level) locations 4 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 5 Days Ago We are the world's largest advisory firm focused solely on sustainability, offering unparalleled expertise across business and finance. ERM partners with clients to operationalize sustainability at pace and scale, through our unique combination of strategic transformation and technical delivery capabilities. Our diverse global team of experts works with the world's leading organizations to help them set clear sustainability targets, measure progress and operationalize strategy through deep implementation and business transformation. With more than 50 years of experience, our ability to integrate sustainability solutions and our depth and breadth of technical knowledge are why organizations choose to partner with us as their trusted advisor. Every one of us firmly believes in the potential to create value for our clients through an integrated approach to sustainability (because we have personally seen it and professionally achieved it). Our team members are passionate about client service. We work closely with our clients to help them operationalize their sustainability goals and meet their environmental, health and safety objectives while advancing ERM's purpose through delivering tangible progress in what the United Nations coined The Decade of Action. Organizing our people across globally integrated communities of technical and strategic talent positions ERM to be a "boots to boardroom" leader in bringing that value creation to our clients, partners, and the world. We recruit exceptional professionals with a personal and professional passion for sustainability and nurture them to even greater success as specialists. We prepare our consultants to bring integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients and provide opportunities for ongoing development across a variety of subject areas related to technical, business, and personal growth. At ERM, effort pays off and becomes career defining work that leaves a positive imprint on our planet.

Keywords: Environmental Resources Management (ERM), Chicago , Consulting Associate, Sustainability Advisory (Entry Level), Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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