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Shareholder Advocate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 week 2 days ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century's Shareholder Advocate will bring critical environmental concerns to America's largest corporations and help develop strategies to ensure that the corporations respond by improving their practices.

The Shareholder Advocate will research a broad range of environmental issues and corporate practices to identify opportunities for change and will help develop the business case for taking responsible environmental action. The Shareholder Advocate will also help coordinate Green Century's work with that of other responsible investors as well as with the broader community of environmental advocates, researchers, and policy experts.

The Advocate will also bring pressure to bear on targeted corporations by promoting Green Century's issues, campaigns, and work.

The Advocate will work closely with our other shareholder advocates and report to the President.

Green Century is seeking a candidate with a demonstrated commitment to the environment, excellent writing skills, exceptional people skills, an appreciation of strategy, a fearless approach
to calling members of the media, and a proven ability to juggle multiple projects. The candidate should be able to work effectively in both corporate and non-profit settings.

Specific responsibilities of the position may include and are not limited to:
• Assisting in the development and implementation of the annual advocacy plan
• Assisting in the development and implementation of actions targeting specific
environmental concerns and companies
• Communicating with corporations through written correspondence, telephone, and in-
person meetings
• Negotiating with company representatives
• Drafting and filing shareholder resolutions
• Attending corporate annual general meetings
• Voting the proxies for companies owned by Green Century and the Funds
• Representing Green Century in shareholder coalitions
• Developing and working with selected coalition efforts
• Communicating with non-profit organizations to develop and coordinate actions
• Writing and distributing press releases and speaking with members of the press
• Writing and producing materials describing Green Century's work
• Promoting Green Century to various audiences
• Supporting the broader mission of Green Century and our non-profit owners, as needed
• Other duties, as requested

Qualifications
We seek applicants who possess a strong commitment to environmental issues and environmentally responsible businesses. The successful candidate will also bring the following skills and attributes to the position: strong verbal, writing, interpersonal, strategic, and analytical skills; energy and commitment to socially responsible investing; a team orientation that balances individual contribution and group effort; and an ability to bring integrity and collegiality to our corporate dialogues. Ability to travel periodically and a college degree is required.

Location
Boston, Massachusetts

Salary & Benefits
Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information
Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter in confidence to: info@greencentury.com. Please indicate in the subject line: Green Century Shareholder Advocacy Candidate.

About Green Century

Green Century Capital Management, Inc. administers the Green Century Funds, the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.
The Green Century mission:
• Provide environmentally responsible investing opportunities for those who care about
the planet while seeking competitive returns
• Promote environmental responsibility through a comprehensive shareholder advocacy
program
• Support the advocacy and public interest work of Green Century's founding non-profit
organizations by generating revenue to fund their programs

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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EDF Climate Corps Fellow / Environmental Defense Fund

3 weeks ago
Description: 

Environmental Defense Fund/Nationwide

Multiple locations, including New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; and other U.S. cities and towns
Job Type: 10-12 week summer fellowship

Jump-Start Your Sustainability Career!

EDF Climate Corps is the premier graduate fellowship program to jump-start your career in clean energy or sustainability. Fellows join an exclusive network of over a thousand EDF Climate Corps alumni and other energy and sustainability professionals, working to advance climate solutions in leading organizations around the world.

Our competitive program selects qualified candidates from a variety of disciplines to work for a summer embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy and climate solutions. Fellows will gain access to an interactive in-person training as well as resources and continuing education, including professional development opportunities, online resources and webinars. Apply today!

Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed over 1,000 fellows in host organizations including New Balance, Google, TPG Capital, Lyft, and NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability. A list of 2020 host organizations will be available to candidates during the interview process and fellows are matched with host organizations based on their location, industry and project type preferences.

Projects to Match Your Unique Skills and Career Goals

Working under the guidance of a host supervisor and EDF engagement manager, fellows uncover strategic energy management and climate solutions for their host organization. Projects culminate in a written report and series of recommendations to the host organization. Projects may focus on:

• Scaling Energy Efficiency: Identify energy and cost-saving measures, evaluate financing options and explore opportunities to implement advanced energy management technologies across a portfolio of buildings.
• Creating Commitments: Develop GHG targets that are based in science and create strategies to achieve emission reduction goals through data-driven analysis such as energy benchmarking and carbon accounting.
• Accelerating Renewables & Electrification: Uncover opportunities for renewable energy generation, create strategies for increasing resiliency through microgrids and recommend tactics to increase the adoption of electric vehicles.
• Evaluating Supply Chain Sustainability: Quantify and baseline scope 3 emissions and develop recommendations for engaging suppliers on energy related emission reduction opportunities.

Required Qualifications

• Current or recent graduate student studying engineering, business, sustainability, environmental management, public policy or relevant degree
• 2 years of applicable work experience
• Self-starter with strong project management and leadership experience
• Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
• Completion of graduate-level finance coursework by the summer of 2020
• A passion for solving environmental challenges
• Eligibility to work in the United States during the summer of 2020

Desired Qualifications

• Strong financial and quantitative skills, including project valuation
• Demonstrated experience working on energy efficiency, clean energy or sustainability projects
• Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis
• Understanding of greenhouse gas emissions accounting and reporting frameworks (e.g., CDP, GHG Protocol, The Climate Registry)
All selected EDF Climate Corps fellows will attend a week-long training in May 2020.

Compensation

$1,250 per week and reimbursement of travel costs to the training and EDF Climate Corps Summit, an annual fall conference.

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Finance, Administration, and Operations Associate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 month 2 weeks ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) has been a leader in the field of environmentally responsible investing for almost three decades. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds (the Funds), the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.

Green Century manages three environmentally responsible mutual funds that have grown to over $500 million in assets.

Green Century is seeking a Finance, Administration and Operations (FA&O) Associate to work closely with our entire team on financial and operational support for Green Century Capital Management and the Green Century Funds. In this position, you would be a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of the Funds. Opportunities for advancement for the candidate who excels are available.

Job Description

The Green Century FA&O Associate will work closely with all levels of staff and report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Representative responsibilities include various aspects of mutual fund operations, administration and compliance.

• Conduct business planning and financial analysis
• Monitor select service providers of the Funds
• Implement policies and procedures in response to regulatory or industry changes
• Analyze the Funds' past and prospective growth opportunities; manage special projects
especially in the area of data analytics.
• Manage information technology
• Trouble-shoot and improve our Client Relationship Management (CRM) tools
• Provide organizational administrative support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have at least 1 to 3 years' professional experience. This could include (but is not limited to) working for a socially responsible business, a financial services or consulting company or for a non-profit or government organization.

• Demonstrated excellent quantitative skills
• Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills and ability to work within and across teams
• Ability to take responsibility for the management of information technology tasks
• Ability to use IT vendors effectively and appropriately
• Familiarity with Client Relationship Management tools is a plus
• Experience with one or more of the following: project management, financial management, work with complex information and data, and/or information systems implementation

Extensive training in mutual fund administration and operations will be provided.

Location

Boston, MA

Pay & Benefits

Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information

Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
info@greencentury.com

Please indicate in the subject line: Finance, Administration and Operations Associate

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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Finance, Administration, and Operations Associate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 month 2 weeks ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) has been a leader in the field of environmentally responsible investing for almost three decades. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds (the Funds), the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.

Green Century manages three environmentally responsible mutual funds that have grown to over $500 million in assets.

Green Century is seeking a Finance, Administration and Operations (FA&O) Associate to work closely with our entire team on financial and operational support for Green Century Capital Management and the Green Century Funds. In this position, you would be a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of the Funds. Opportunities for advancement for the candidate who excels are available.

Job Description

The Green Century FA&O Associate will work closely with all levels of staff and report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Representative responsibilities include various aspects of mutual fund operations, administration and compliance.

• Conduct business planning and financial analysis
• Monitor select service providers of the Funds
• Implement policies and procedures in response to regulatory or industry changes
• Analyze the Funds' past and prospective growth opportunities; manage special projects
especially in the area of data analytics.
• Manage information technology
• Trouble-shoot and improve our Client Relationship Management (CRM) tools
• Provide organizational administrative support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have at least 1 to 3 years' professional experience. This could include (but is not limited to) working for a socially responsible business, a financial services or consulting company or for a non-profit or government organization.

• Demonstrated excellent quantitative skills
• Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills and ability to work within and across teams
• Ability to take responsibility for the management of information technology tasks
• Ability to use IT vendors effectively and appropriately
• Familiarity with Client Relationship Management tools is a plus
• Experience with one or more of the following: project management, financial management, work with complex information and data, and/or information systems implementation

Extensive training in mutual fund administration and operations will be provided.

Location

Boston, MA

Pay & Benefits

Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information

Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
info@greencentury.com

Please indicate in the subject line: Finance, Administration and Operations Associate

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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Finance, Administration, and Operations Associate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 month 2 weeks ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) has been a leader in the field of environmentally responsible investing for almost three decades. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds (the Funds), the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.

Green Century manages three environmentally responsible mutual funds that have grown to over $500 million in assets.

Green Century is seeking a Finance, Administration and Operations (FA&O) Associate to work closely with our entire team on financial and operational support for Green Century Capital Management and the Green Century Funds. In this position, you would be a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of the Funds. Opportunities for advancement for the candidate who excels are available.

Job Description

The Green Century FA&O Associate will work closely with all levels of staff and report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Representative responsibilities include various aspects of mutual fund operations, administration and compliance.

• Conduct business planning and financial analysis
• Monitor select service providers of the Funds
• Implement policies and procedures in response to regulatory or industry changes
• Analyze the Funds' past and prospective growth opportunities; manage special projects
especially in the area of data analytics.
• Manage information technology
• Trouble-shoot and improve our Client Relationship Management (CRM) tools
• Provide organizational administrative support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have at least 1 to 3 years' professional experience. This could include (but is not limited to) working for a socially responsible business, a financial services or consulting company or for a non-profit or government organization.

• Demonstrated excellent quantitative skills
• Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills and ability to work within and across teams
• Ability to take responsibility for the management of information technology tasks
• Ability to use IT vendors effectively and appropriately
• Familiarity with Client Relationship Management tools is a plus
• Experience with one or more of the following: project management, financial management, work with complex information and data, and/or information systems implementation

Extensive training in mutual fund administration and operations will be provided.

Location

Boston, MA

Pay & Benefits

Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information

Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
info@greencentury.com

Please indicate in the subject line: Finance, Administration and Operations Associate

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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Finance, Administration, and Operations Associate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 month 2 weeks ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) has been a leader in the field of environmentally responsible investing for almost three decades. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds (the Funds), the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.

Green Century manages three environmentally responsible mutual funds that have grown to over $500 million in assets.

Green Century is seeking a Finance, Administration and Operations (FA&O) Associate to work closely with our entire team on financial and operational support for Green Century Capital Management and the Green Century Funds. In this position, you would be a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of the Funds. Opportunities for advancement for the candidate who excels are available.

Job Description

The Green Century FA&O Associate will work closely with all levels of staff and report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Representative responsibilities include various aspects of mutual fund operations, administration and compliance.

• Conduct business planning and financial analysis
• Monitor select service providers of the Funds
• Implement policies and procedures in response to regulatory or industry changes
• Analyze the Funds' past and prospective growth opportunities; manage special projects
especially in the area of data analytics.
• Manage information technology
• Trouble-shoot and improve our Client Relationship Management (CRM) tools
• Provide organizational administrative support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have at least 1 to 3 years' professional experience. This could include (but is not limited to) working for a socially responsible business, a financial services or consulting company or for a non-profit or government organization.

• Demonstrated excellent quantitative skills
• Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills and ability to work within and across teams
• Ability to take responsibility for the management of information technology tasks
• Ability to use IT vendors effectively and appropriately
• Familiarity with Client Relationship Management tools is a plus
• Experience with one or more of the following: project management, financial management, work with complex information and data, and/or information systems implementation

Extensive training in mutual fund administration and operations will be provided.

Location

Boston, MA

Pay & Benefits

Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information

Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
info@greencentury.com

Please indicate in the subject line: Finance, Administration and Operations Associate

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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Finance, Administration, and Operations Associate / Green Century Capital Management / Boston, MA

1 month 2 weeks ago
Description: 

Green Century Capital Management/Boston, MA

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) has been a leader in the field of environmentally responsible investing for almost three decades. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds (the Funds), the first family of environmentally responsible, diversified and fossil fuel free mutual funds in the nation. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit environmental advocacy organizations, Green Century is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds are designed to achieve competitive returns while incorporating both values-based screens and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and performance to invest in sustainable companies. Green Century conducts a robust shareholder engagement program to curb climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and press for greater corporate environmental responsibility.

Green Century manages three environmentally responsible mutual funds that have grown to over $500 million in assets.

Green Century is seeking a Finance, Administration and Operations (FA&O) Associate to work closely with our entire team on financial and operational support for Green Century Capital Management and the Green Century Funds. In this position, you would be a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of the Funds. Opportunities for advancement for the candidate who excels are available.

Job Description

The Green Century FA&O Associate will work closely with all levels of staff and report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Representative responsibilities include various aspects of mutual fund operations, administration and compliance.

• Conduct business planning and financial analysis
• Monitor select service providers of the Funds
• Implement policies and procedures in response to regulatory or industry changes
• Analyze the Funds' past and prospective growth opportunities; manage special projects
especially in the area of data analytics.
• Manage information technology
• Trouble-shoot and improve our Client Relationship Management (CRM) tools
• Provide organizational administrative support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have at least 1 to 3 years' professional experience. This could include (but is not limited to) working for a socially responsible business, a financial services or consulting company or for a non-profit or government organization.

• Demonstrated excellent quantitative skills
• Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills and ability to work within and across teams
• Ability to take responsibility for the management of information technology tasks
• Ability to use IT vendors effectively and appropriately
• Familiarity with Client Relationship Management tools is a plus
• Experience with one or more of the following: project management, financial management, work with complex information and data, and/or information systems implementation

Extensive training in mutual fund administration and operations will be provided.

Location

Boston, MA

Pay & Benefits

Salary for this position is set on a non-profit scale and is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Green Century Capital Management offers a competitive benefits package.

Additional Information

Please visit www.greencentury.com

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
info@greencentury.com

Please indicate in the subject line: Finance, Administration and Operations Associate

Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

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