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Vigeo Eiris is recruiting a Specialised Research intern – climate change

Internship / 6 months / Full time / March 1st, 2019

Missions :
The Specialised Researcher will work within the Climate Risk Assessment team under the Specialised Research Division. This research will cover to main areas of work: identifying and assessing companies’ GHG emissions and their involvement in fossil fuel-related activities, fossil fuel reserves held by companies and the potential GHG emissions linked to them.

Under the direction of the Climate Risk Assessment Manager, the researcher will be responsible for:

Identifying and collecting information
• Collect, review and summarise all relevant available information and documentation (financial reporting, sustainability reporting, investor presentations, stakeholder communication)on the themes and companies under their responsibility

Evaluating companies’ involvement

  • Explore a company’s direct activities and those linked with its subsidiaries
  • Identify and assess companies’ GHG emissions and carry out emissions estimation models
  • Identify companies’ involvement in fossil fuel-related activities, fossil fuel reserves held and their potential emissions
  • Write a qualitiative synthesis of a company’s involvement in such activities and input quantitative indicators to reflect such involvement
  • Work transversally across 38 sectors of analysis, supported by Vigeo Eiris sector specialists
  • Answer internal and external demands for targeting, collecting and summarizing specific research themes/activities
  • Deliver the research expected in due time according to Vigeo Eiris processes and quality standards
  • Contribute to producing reports associated to research produced within the division

Expertise development, transmission and sharing

  • Monitor key challenges and trends associated with the research
  • Develop knowledge on themes associated to screening activities, on Vigeo Eiris rating framework and on sectors under review
  • Contribute to the production of research pieces derived from screening lines and on associated bespoke demands
  • Bring ideas to support the continued development of the research line

These missions are not exhaustive and can be scalable.

Profile :

  • Experience with technical document research and information organization
  • Academic background in related discipline (sustainability, CSR, environmental sciences, environmental economics, energy, etc)
  • Understanding of and strong interest in sustainability / CSR issues
  • Document research techniques and information organisation
  • Collection and manipulation of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Analytical, synthesis and composition skills
  • Good master in written and spoken in English
  • Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, PPT) with proven ability to manage large datasets in Excel
  • Organisation, Rigor and Method
  • Team spirit, communication and good listening skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, under the supervision and support of a team
  • Ability to balance operational expectations with quality (time management)

Please send your application to: hr.paris@vigeo-eiris.com 

OFFICES : France