Chief Sustainable Officer, Financial Services, London, UK
We are partnering with a leading financial services firm committed to sustainability and responsible business practices. Our client is seeking a visionary and experienced Chief Sustainability Officer to lead their sustainability agenda and drive transformative change across the organisation. Join our client in shaping the future of sustainable finance and making a positive impact on the environment and society.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive sustainability strategy aligned with global frameworks, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
- Drive the integration of sustainability principles and ESG considerations into all aspects of the organisation's operations, including investment decision-making, risk management, and corporate governance.
- Lead the establishment of clear sustainability goals, targets, and initiatives, monitoring progress and reporting on sustainability performance to stakeholders.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop innovative sustainable financial products and services that address environmental, social, and governance challenges.
- Drive stakeholder engagement and cultivate strong relationships with clients, investors, regulators, and community organisations to advance sustainable finance initiatives.
- Stay up to date with emerging trends, regulations, and best practices in sustainable finance, and provide strategic guidance to maintain the organisation's leadership position.
- Develop and lead sustainability training and awareness programs to promote a culture of sustainability throughout the organisation.
- Act as a thought leader on sustainability issues, representing the organisation at industry conferences, events, and sustainability forums.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Finance, Sustainability, Business). Advanced degree preferred.
- Proven experience in a senior leadership role driving sustainability initiatives within the financial services industry.
- Deep knowledge of sustainable finance frameworks, regulations (e.g., SFDR, TCFD), and relevant ESG metrics.
- Strong understanding of climate change, social impact, and other sustainability challenges the financial services sector faces.
- Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage with clients, investors, and regulators on sustainability-related matters.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and execute sustainable finance strategies, drive change, and deliver measurable results.
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and inspire internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate ESG risks and opportunities and develop innovative solutions.
- Proven leadership skills, with the ability to foster a culture of sustainability, mentor teams, and drive collaboration.
Join our client's dedicated team and be a catalyst for sustainable finance in the financial services industry. If you are a visionary sustainability leader ready to shape the future of responsible finance, we invite you to apply and make a meaningful impact on the industry and society.
Information and Application
Published by : EnableGreen ESG and Sustainable Recruitment Agency
Recruiter : Bella Douet
Posted : 07/08/2023
Job-Type : Permanent
Location : London, UK
Job Reference : 145-2023-H
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