Amid growing consensus that the protection, restoration, and improved management of ecosystems can provide at least 30% of the climate mitigation needed to limit warming to 1.5°C, Conservation International (CI) has set ambitious targets to realize the potential of natural climate solutions (NCS) worldwide.
The Coordinator position is responsible for supporting the Corporate Climate Solutions Team (CCS) within CI’s Center for Natural Climate Solutions. The CCS team works to accelerate business investment in NCS, coordinate CI’s portfolio of partner NCS commitments, guide business climate strategy, and steward NCS-focused corporate relationships. The position reports to the Manager, Corporate Climate Solutions.
The Coordinator provides support to the Center for Natural Climate Solutions with the implementation of CI’s Principles for Investment in Natural Climate Solutions. The position manages research and provides support to the Corporate Climate Solutions team with information management related to the implementation of the Principles and CI’s NCS-focused corporate engagements. The position also supports CI’s internal greenhouse gas footprint data collection and related communication.
This position will manage and ensure the confidentiality of corporate partner-related information. This is a two-year position with the potential to extend.
- Compile corporate research reports using public environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information, to evaluate CI’s corporate NCS-focused partnerships against CI’s Principles for Investment in NCS and integrate information with CI’s due diligence analysis.
- Manage corporate information entry into CI’s impact tracking and contact management databases, to support corporate partnership impact reporting.
- Support data collection and communication efforts related to measuring and reporting on CI’s greenhouse gas footprint and internal climate action plan.
- Provided support to the CCS team as directed in administrative tasks related to the above, including but not limited to developing and maintaining team knowledge systems, scheduling and logistics planning, and execution of meetings.