Pledge is the easiest way for businesses and their customers to make a positive environmental impact. We’re on a mission ...View Company Profile
Pledge is a climate infrastructure platform making it simple for businesses of every size to integrate carbon measurement, analytics & offsetting tools into their customer experience. The initial focus is set on high-emitting use cases such as logistics and transportation. The team is on a mission to make businesses climate aware and help accelerate their transition to net zero.
Pledge was founded in 2021 by early employees of Revolut and the co-founder of Freetrade. Investors include climate and b2b technology investors Visionaries Club, Lowercarbon Capital as well as the founders of Checkout.com and Unity.
ABOUT THE ROLE
You’ll be driving Pledge’s climate efforts, from leading relationships with supply side partners, including but not limited to project developers, frontier carbon removal technologies and insetting solutions, to engaging with relevant industry stakeholders and positioning the Company as a sustainability thought leader. Pledge works with B2B customers across a range of sectors including logistics, e-commerce and financial services, amongst others.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Engage with relevant stakeholders, including policy makers, industry associations, and customers to advise on best-in class sustainability practices to mitigate residual emissions;
Use your climate expertise to collaborate with the Pledge team supporting on product development across carbon accounting, offsetting and reporting;
Support content creation to position Pledge as a thought leader in the industry;
Assess, select and onboard new project developers, frontier removal technologies and insetting solutions to the Pledge marketplace;
Identify pain points developers face and design processes to make collaboration and their work more efficient;
Combine a deep knowledge of voluntary carbon markets including natural and technological carbon removals, to help customers on their net zero journeys;
Obtain and manage relevant certifications and norms for Pledge and its products.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
5 to 8 years of experience in the sustainability space with a specific focus on climate (as an investor, operator, accountant or equivalent);
Educational background in environmental sciences (or equivalent);
Experience in defining and implementing sustainability programs at a company with proven success, including leading a carbon offsetting procurement process end-to-end, including interacting with registries (e.g. Verra, Gold Standard);
Experience or familiarity with Voluntary Carbon Markets as well as industry stakeholders, including but not limited to IETA, ICROA, ICVCM;
Experience in a fast-paced environment, ideally high growth startup experience;
Ideally, you have an established network in the space with connections to peers at other companies, policy makers and other public bodies as well as relevant international organisations.
WHAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL
You share Pledge’s mission to help scale voluntary carbon markets;
You can work autonomously and take ownership with a high degree of integrity;
You operate best without lots of bureaucracy;
You approach work in a logical way and operate from first principles;
You're an effective communicator with an ability to convey your points acutely.
Generous stock options - we are all owners of Pledge;
Opportunity to help create a new category with a mission that matters;
25 days holiday (excl. bank holidays) increasing by 1 day each year of employment;
Private health insurance (You’ll have full access to private online GP appointments, mental health support, and a Care Hub);
Cycle to work scheme;
Regular team socials and annual offsite.