ESG Investment Director, Private Equity, Paris, France
Our client, a leading private equity firm based in Paris, is seeking an accomplished and forward-thinking ESG Director in Paris to drive their ESG integration and sustainability initiatives. Join our client in shaping the sustainable investment landscape and making a positive impact on companies and communities.
- Develop and implement the firm's ESG strategy, policies, and practices across the investment portfolio, ensuring alignment with global ESG frameworks and industry best practices.
- Lead the integration of ESG considerations into the investment process, from due diligence to value creation, and collaborate with portfolio companies to drive sustainable business practices.
- Conduct ESG assessments, identify material ESG risks and opportunities, and develop comprehensive action plans to enhance the ESG performance of portfolio companies.
- Provide guidance and support to portfolio companies in developing and implementing sustainable growth strategies, including ESG reporting and target setting.
- Stay abreast of ESG trends, regulatory developments, and emerging best practices in sustainable private equity, and advise on strategies to maximize value creation through ESG integration.
- Foster strong relationships with investors, limited partners, and stakeholders, effectively communicating the firm's ESG commitments and performance.
- Collaborate with internal teams to enhance ESG training, knowledge sharing, and reporting systems, and contribute to the continuous improvement of the firm's ESG capabilities.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Finance, Sustainability, Business). Advanced degree preferred.
- Extensive experience in ESG integration and sustainable investing within the private equity industry or a related field.
- Strong understanding of global ESG frameworks, such as PRI, SASB, and UN SDGs, and their application in private equity investment processes.
- Proven track record of successfully implementing ESG initiatives and driving sustainable value creation across portfolio companies.
- Familiarity with ESG due diligence processes, ESG reporting standards, and regulatory requirements in the private equity context.
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage with investors, portfolio company management teams, and external stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to ESG assessment and strategy development.
- Passion for sustainability and impact investing, with a genuine commitment to driving positive environmental and social change.
- Fluency in both English and French languages is required.
Join our client's prestigious private equity firm and be at the forefront of sustainable investing in Paris. If you are a dynamic and experienced ESG professional with a strong background in private equity, we encourage you to apply and contribute to creating long-term value through sustainable investments.
Information and Application
Published by : EnableGreen ESG and Sustainable Recruitment Agency
Recruiter : Amy Fourchon
Posted : 07/08/2023
Job-Type : Permanent
Location : Paris, France
Job Reference : 147-2023-H
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