Sustainability Intern Sustainability Intern …

in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Sustainability Intern
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At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

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Job Summary

Barings is seeking a Sustainability intern to join our team to support the implementation of a holistic vision and philosophy for Environmental Social Governance and sustainable investing across the firm. The person in the role will report to the Director of Sustainability and support all sustainability and ESG related activities, including product strategy considerations, communications, reporting and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Primary Responsibilities

Support Barings' ESG/Sustainability vision and strategy
Enhance the ESG function and build processes to ensure best practices are incorporated into the investment process and at the portfolio level
Facilitate communication, both internally and externally, of the sustainability strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
Build relationships with other teams supporting the investment and research process
Independently conduct ESG research, including understanding market trends and client needs, to drive future state vision
Assist in developing education and training on specific ESG risks/opportunities to investment staff
Supporting external ESG / sustainability reporting obligations
Assisting in the development and publication of thought leadership pieces
Respond to client inquiries and serve as liaison with internal stakeholders to develop responses related to ESG and sustainability practices

Current Junior working toward Bachelors degree required within a business or technical field (Finance, Economics, Sustainability, etc. preferred)
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
Strong understanding of data available in the investment management industry and experience in managing and accessing such data to support research efforts
Ability to coordinate with numerous investment professionals in a complex global environment
Strong communication and influencing skills when working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated experience with ESG / sustainability topics and related research preferred
Team-oriented and passionate about sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, and other ESG issues
Outstanding interpersonal characteristics, reputation, and team orientation
Must be able to comply with Barings Global Code of Ethics

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Posted TodayFull timeJR_001824

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.