Environmental, Social, Governance ("ESG") Analyst

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Employer
Sands Capital Management, LLC
Location
Rosslyn, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2196199243
Discipline
Economics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Sands Capital is currently looking for an Environmental, Social, and Governance ("ESG") Analyst to join our Investment Team. The primary function of this position is to generate both business-specific and thematic research in coordination with the other members of the Investment Team. Our ESG research focuses on identifying material risks and opportunities for owned and potential portfolio business. The Analyst will be responsible for collaborating with our fundamental analysts to identify and evaluate potential risks and opportunities by leveraging the Analyst's ESG expertise and business model expertise.

  • Identify and research material ESG factors in the portfolio.
  • Collaborate with the lead Research Analyst responsible for each portfolio business to deepen his/her understanding of material issues that are pertinent to the investment case.
  • Create and evaluate cross portfolio analysis of specific ESG factors (e.g. board structure, compensation levels, compensation structure, etc.) to identify areas for potential engagement.
  • Write-up research on these factors in coordination with the Research Analysts.
  • Create client-facing commentaries on our ESG research analysis.
  • Update Portfolio Management teams on material ESG risks and opportunities in their portfolios.
  • Synthesize large amounts of data into concise, decision-useful information for Portfolio Managers and Analysts.

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business, a related field or foreign equivalent.
  • 5 years of relevant Investment industry experience;
  • Experience in equity and ESG research;
  • Experience in global research; experience with ESG/sustainability/corporate governance; Familiarity with common ESG frameworks (SASB, TCFD, etc.) and ratings agencies (MSCI, Sustainalytics, others); and
  • Knowledge of proxy voting practices.
  • Exhibits behaviors concistent with Sands Capital's mission, values, and culture

Additional Information

To be considered, candidates must submit a resume that specifically outlines your qualifications for the position.

If you wish to apply for this position, please do so via Sands Capital Management's Careers page at http://sandscapital.com/careers/.

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

Sands Capital is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and staff members. For our staff members, equal opportunity includes access to the benefits and privileges that the firm provides to staff members generally. We appreciate the value diversity brings to Sands Capital and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff members.

We evaluate and select qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Discrimination of this kind is also strictly prohibited by a variety of federal, state, and local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

View the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poste r here and its supplement here.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to pregnant individuals, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals needing accommodation for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to eciccarello@sandscap.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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