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Sustainability Advisor - Environmental affairs
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Management Consulting




Mid level

Contact Person
Susanne Winge

Job Description

Are you passionate about improving environmental performance in business? Ethos now offers an exciting position as a sustainability consultant specialised in environmental issues. In your role, you will support clients with e.g., decarbonization capabilities, work closely with clients to identify and implement solutions to environmental problems, formulating science-based targets, build a knowledge base in sustainability and expand your network of sustainability practitioners.

About the role
As a sustainability consultant and project manager within environmental affairs, you will work in the Corporate Sustainability team. The team works with a broad range of topics, such as evaluating and calculating taxonomy alignment for funds and listed companies, Due diligence, establishing science-based targets, implementing, and identifying climate strategies, collecting, calculating, and consolidating data for sustainability reports (GRI, TFCD, SASB, SDGs). The team works on a project basis, often together with Ethos’ other experts in areas such as sustainable finance, sustainability reporting and human rights. You will work operationally in all the phases of the different projects. Below are some examples of tasks:

  • Research, project management, analytical work and report writing

  • Calculate taxonomy alignment for funds, portfolios, and listed companies

  • Develop climate strategies according to the greenhouse gas protocol.

  • Assess risks according to TCFD and produce TCFD reports

  • Write policies and guiding documents

  • Develop Science-Based Targets for companies in various industries and sectors, including GHG calculations and development of action plans

  • Impact assessment of companies’ impact on biodiversity, water risk assessments and circular economy.

The above tasks are something you will learn on the job with the right conditions and guidance. Ethos encourages its employees to be ambitious and take on more responsibilities.

* *Additional information:

  • Terms and conditions : You are employed directly by Ethos on a permanent basis with conditions in line with collective agreement.

  • Workplace : Office in Stockholm but your location is flexible.

  • Starting date : Autumn 2023

  • Application : Attach your CV with a short description/cover letter

Skills & Requirements

For the best fit and possibility of development within the company, we believe you have some of the following qualities:

  • +3 years of work experience within the environmental segment of sustainability

  • Have a good understanding of what challenges and opportunities the business world faces when it comes to sustainability, above all linked to the environment and climate, as well as the implementation of various sustainability-related frameworks and regulations and standards.

  • Experience and understanding of climate calculations according to the GHG Protocol, Science-based targets or risk analyzes according to TCFD and/or EU Taxonomy.

  • Experience in project management

  • Ability to work with many different types of projects in parallel.

  • We think you probably are:
    • Structured but flexible
    • Analytical
    • Pragmatic
    • Team player
    • Good language skills in Swedish and/or English

About the company

We are Ethos - One of Scandinavia’s largest and longest tenured consultancies focusing solely on sustainability.

Since 2007, we have helped businesses across the globe in all industries and sizes with their sustainability challenges. Together, our team of experts have competences across all areas of sustainability.

No matter the task at hand, we include a value chain perspective and an understanding of how the different areas of sustainability relate to, and affect, each other. By working closely with many of the largest listed companies on the market, we have a deep and profound understanding of the necessary interplay between sustainability and long-term business success.

We work according to best industry practises and are proficient in current and upcoming standards and frameworks such as GRI and SASB, the GHG Protocol, the EU Taxonomy on sustainable finance and more. We are licensed by AA1000AS to assure sustainability data and by SA8000 to perform audits.

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