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Sustainability Consultant NEW YORK 

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Sustainability Consultant NEW YORK

About Us

At Greenstone, we provide award-winning software solutions that enable our clients to achieve their sustainability goals and become responsible businesses. Greenstone has been providing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for over 14 years and our clients are currently in over 100 countries worldwide across 15 industry sectors.

Through our suite of sustainability, supply chain and ESG software solutions, we enable our clients to collect, manage and analyse the data required to inform and support their sustainability journeys. We build long-term partnerships with our clients and constantly develop and innovate to stay ahead of their evolving sustainability management and reporting requirements.

Greenstone has a team of specialists that take an active interest in our clients’ ambitions and ensure that our solutions and services enable their success. In a context of constant change and limited sustainability resource, clients can rely on the Greenstone team to help them achieve their sustainability goals, and keep them on top of reporting trends, frameworks and legislation. As part of this effort, our in-house team of developers use cutting edge innovation and technology to constantly evolve Greenstone’s suite of software solutions.

Headquartered in London, Greenstone is a dynamic entrepreneurial company. Greenstone recently expanded, opening an office in New York. This role would be based here, supporting Greenstone’s current and rapidly growing North America client base.

Working in the dynamic and rapidly growing area of sustainability and ESG, requires a social, energetic, dedicated and hard-working environment in the office. We value teamwork and we are passionate about what we do. We’re committed to developing our skills and careers, and also ensure that we maintain a focus on our culture, individual personal development and having fun both inside and outside the office.

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join our client services team and work directly with the leadership team. We are looking for star performers who have at least 2 years of experience working in related fields (e.g. carbon management, sustainability or broader non-financial reporting) and a broad range of knowledge of climate change and sustainability (e.g. policy, methodologies and frameworks, legislative requirements voluntary market developments).

The key responsibilities of the roles will include:

Work with clients to develop sustainability project goals and objectives and help to assess potential impact of proposed initiatives to achieve stated goals.

Conduct high-level analyses of clients’ sustainability reporting requirements, providing guidance and education where required.

Support clients with detailed data analysis and handling queries (typically large and complex Excel data sets), identifying opportunities to improve delivery and the overall client experience.

Serve as point of contact for clients with respect to questions or issues using Greenstone’s software solutions, and escalate issues when required.

Ensure that data is cleansed and reviewed for accuracy and completeness before being loaded to Greenstone software for client use.

Research/Monitor national and international sustainability and wider non-financial reporting standards and protocols, understanding how policy or reporting schemes impact our clients.

Inform future innovation and development through working with our solutions and leading wider industry research.

Support the development of Greenstone’s services by developing user specifications based on current or future client requirements as it relates to their sustainability proposals and policies.

Support the business development process by preparing client demo sites, targeting input into bids and proposals and identifying additional revenue opportunities for the client services team to explore.

Assist Greenstone with its own internal sustainability efforts by assessing and/or proposing sustainability initiatives, track sustainability indicators, such as energy usage, and communicate results to the broader team.

This role would ideally suit those who display the following characteristics:

• Take the initiative, are proactive, competitive and driven to get things done

• Are socially fluent, enjoy the opportunity to interact, lively, enthusiastic and are quick to connect with others

• Enjoy leading the sustainability conversation, persuading and influencing others to adapt their point of view and exploring new frontiers with like-minded clients and colleagues

• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and able to juggle and meet multiple deadlines

• Are organized and planned in your approach and understand the importance of following through and attention to detail

• Possess creative problem-solving skills and enjoy diagnosing issues and developing solutions.


Qualifications Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability or Sustainability Management, Environmental Science/Health, Public Policy or related field;

1-2 years environmental or sustainability industry experience;

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Quantitative skill set, particularly data analysis

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Seeking a work environment in New York office



• Salary is $60,000 to $80,000 depending on qualifications and experience

• Annual bonus based on company and employee performance

• Benefits package includes healthcare, 401k matching and 1-month paid sabbatical every 3 years

• Hybrid working environment available

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law