Lead, Global ESG Disclosure and Engagement

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 22 May 19

Lead, Global ESG Disclosure and Engagement

JobDescription :
The Role: The Lead, Global ESG Disclosure & Engagement at S&P Global will champion the Company's ESG strategy through the integration of sustainable business practices. The Lead will work with stakeholders from across the Company to identify risks and opportunities and aid in developing the strategy and solutions to address them. The individual will manage the Company's ESG disclosures and help ensure S&P Global's ESG efforts enhance business performance and align with the long-term interests of the Company.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Company's long-term ESG vision, mission and operating principles, as well as the development of a high-level strategy to support them.
  • Monitor relevant ESG regulations / policies, industry practices and guidelines, and stakeholder issues. When necessary, collaborate with internal stakeholders to recommend related strategies, risk mitigation, policies and organizational changes.
  • Perform ongoing analysis and evaluation of the Company's ESG performance, including benchmarking and best practice research and competitive and proxy peer group comparative assessment. Continue to enhance year over year ESG performance.
  • Support the Company as a central resource for internal stakeholders on the subject of ESG. This includes inquiries on our ESG performance from their various external stakeholders such as investors and customers.
  • Lead the team in the development of S&P Global's ESG public disclosures, including an annual ESG report, responding to inbound ESG inquiries
  • Oversee the team's collection and monitoring of relevant ESG data to support these public disclosures, as well as the Company's strategic ESG priorities, goals and targets
  • Collaborate with the Company's key internal divisions and stakeholders to develop recommend ESG strategy and business integration plans.
  • Manage the Environmental Action Committee and help drive initiatives including setting environmental performance targets to decrease environmental impact.
  • Manage relationships with key ESG partners and third party groups to gain insight on emerging trends, risks and opportunities and ensure maximum value add. Identify new potential partners.
  • Serve as a PA contact and regional ambassador for Public Affairs, communicating priorities with a regional lens, meet regularly with key regional stakeholders to understand local/regional business priorities
  • Provide support to existing and proposed 3rd party relationships in EMEA
  • Manage a team of one and oversee ESG related budgetary responsibilities.


Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in sustainability, environmental or energy management
  • Proven experience within sustainability and ESG
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with ESG best practices, disclosure frameworks, industry-wide trends
  • Strong interest in the intersection of business and ESG issues
  • Proven experience in team management and budget ownership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships both internally and externally

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in sustainability, environmental or energy management preferred
  • Acumen of S&P Global's businesses, industry and customers
  • Strategic and innovative thinker with good judgment and ability to problem solve


Open date: 1st November 2018
Closing Date: 30th November 2018
Salary: Competitive & bonus