$80K — $150K *
In this role, you will develop, update and promote implementation of the Institute’s position at the intersection of nature and climate in the private sector. Consistent with the strategy of the Institute, your role will be to protect natural resources, and climate, to support an equitable society. In particular you will help optimize corporate investment in, and action on, natural solutions and climate with a focus on where they have the potential to compromise or enhance the other. You will work closely with experts from across WRI, and be the primary liaison point in the Institute with businesses across all relevant sectors, with WRI’s relevant tools and projects and with external experts and business for a that are grappling with these issues.
This position is remote due to Covid-19, but you will be based at WRI’s office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter with resume. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
Potential Salary: $96,000 - $130,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.
The Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) mobilizes corporations and investors to transform business models so society can thrive within planetary boundaries. We envisage a world where companies’ practices, political engagement, and products are science-aligned and socially equitable. Our outputs are often the bedrock of sustainability targets, resource monitoring and management, and ambition of the world’s largest companies. Center for Sustainable Business experts join peers and partners to drive solutions that accelerate the private sector’s transition to inclusive, sustainable models that go from doing better to doing enough across all WRI’s programmatic areas. We measure how high to raise the bar and encourage transformation from business as usual.
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean.
We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include: integrity, innovation, urgency, independence and respect.
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges, and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years and our operating budget is now $150 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of 1,000+ people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.
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