ESG, Sustainability and Impact Reporting Associate

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Salary negotiable

  • Contact:

    Shezmin Kassam

  • Contact email:

    s.kassam@impaxam.com

  • Job ref:

    ESG1

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    12/11/2021

  • Client:

    Impax Asset Management

  • Hours per day:

    Flexible

  • Work preference:

    Flexible

  • Days per week:

    2, 3

ROLE PURPOSE

This decade is shining a spotlight on impact and the role that investors can play in delivering a more sustainable economy. The depth of environmental, social and governance topics are gaining importance in reporting processes. Impax is focused on delivering superior risk-adjusted returns from opportunities arising from the transaction to a more sustainable economy.

The purpose of the role is to design and set up an enhanced beyond financial reporting framework for sustainability, environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) and impact metrics to address the increasingly extensive and complex reporting requirements driven by increased regulations, client interest and industry norms. Information captured in the system will be used to fulfil future requests from investors, reporting and regulatory requirements.

 

ROLE DIMENSIONS

This role is working in the private market division of Impax, working with the Head of ESG for our Private Equity/ Infrastructure Funds focused on investments in Europe. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Identify the key relevant regulations, market frameworks and investor requirements which reporting systems should align with, with input from industry experts.
  2. Design the system considering the necessary metrics which need to be captured.
  3. Implement the reporting system.
  4. Adding metrics to Impax current reporting system.
  5. Working with investee company teams to establish process to obtain the required data.
  6. ESG, sustainability and impact reporting as required.

 

KEY DELIVERABLE

Design and implementation of a reporting system for key beyond financial returns (sustainability, ESG and impact) KPIs and use of the data captured in the system to monitor and report on these topics. 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE

Desirable:

  1.  Experience of system design
  2. Experience of system implementation
  3. Knowledge of sustainability regulations or frameworks
  4. Self-starter, pro-active and problem solving oriented
  5. Team Player

 

 ABOUT IMPAX

Founded in 1998, Impax is a specialist asset manager investing in the opportunities arising from the transition to a more sustainable global economy.

Impax believes that capital markets will be shaped profoundly by global sustainability challenges, including climate change, pollution and essential investments in human capital, infrastructure and resource efficiency. These trends will drive growth for well-positioned companies and create risks for those unable or unwilling to adapt.

Impax offers a well-rounded suite of investment solutions spanning multiple asset classes seeking superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long term. Impax manages funds and accounts in five areas: actively managed long-only equity, fixed income, systematic equities, multi asset, and new energy infrastructure.

Impax has six offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland and Hong Kong, and with more than $50 billion in assets under management and advice has one of the investment management sector’s largest investment teams dedicated to sustainable development. 

For further details, please visit our website: www.impaxam.com

 

We are committed to high standards of corporate social responsibility, both in our investment approach and in the way we try to conduct our own business. We prioritise goals in equity, diversity and inclusion in our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.