ESG / Sustainability Corporate Consulting Analyst

Remote (USA)
18 days ago
Full time role


Founded in 2006, Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute is a sustainability consulting and research firm headquartered in New York City, ...

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Job Description

The Sustainability Consulting unit of G&A Institute is seeking ESG / Sustainability Consulting Analysts to join our fast-growing team that provides advisory services for corporate clients across all industries. The available positions are full-time and fully remote. While our offices are headquartered in New York, NY, we are proud to enable our employees to work remotely from anywhere in the U.S.

Successful candidates will have experience in both quantitative and qualitative analysis and will exhibit a passion for corporate sustainability while bringing a collaborative work ethic, a track record of project management, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to solve problems while working with high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. 

Our Sustainability Analysts perform a critical role in client engagements by contributing to the development of sustainability reports (using GRI, SASB, TCFD, and emerging frameworks), materiality assessments, policies, ESG scoring and rankings, responding to annual surveys (such as CDP, CSA, and EcoVadis), and providing general sustainability consultancy. Knowledge in using these frameworks is a must.

Candidates should have a strong working knowledge and familiarity with corporate sustainability and investor ESG topics & issues including:

  • General knowledge of sustainability topics, metrics, and data points.
  • General knowledge of corporate reporting and disclosure.
  • General knowledge of capital markets.
  • General knowledge of business, corporate strategy-setting, and implementation of strategies.

Successful candidates should also have familiarity with:

  • Sustainability reporting and disclosure frameworks especially GRI, SASB, and TCFD, but also others such as SDGs.
  • ESG raters and rankers such as MSCI, Sustainalytics, Refinitiv, ISS, Bloomberg, etc.
  • ESG surveys that companies respond to such as CDP, S&P CSA, EcoVadis, GRESB, and others.


ESG / Sustainability Consulting Analysts report to a Senior Sustainability Consulting Analyst who oversees their work and supports their professional development. A typical day includes work on projects for multiple clients supporting a senior consulting analyst using skills such as:

  • Conducting research to support client engagements.
  • Referencing ESG reporting standards to ensure alignment.
  • Conducting gap analyses & benchmarking.
  • Drafting client communication, briefs & summarizing research findings, comprehensive, detailed note taking.
  • Helping project run smoothly.
  • Reviewing, editing and fact checking draft ESG Reports.
  • Reviewing/compiling client data to incorporate into public disclosures.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative information.


  • Knowledge and demonstrated interest in ESG and sustainability with an eagerness to learn.
  • Willingness to work with a highly collaborative, flexible, and innovative team and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • High integrity, a high bar for quality and rigor, hands-on attitude, and proactivity.
  • Self-motivated – passion for the work you will be doing.
  • Self-directed – able to take initiative and effectively work remote.
  • Strong communication and client presentation skills (business writing, speaking, and slide deck presentations).
  • Ability to collaborate and work closely with G&A team members.
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients and partner organizations.
  • Strong online research and analysis skills including databases and corporate reporting.
  • Ability to synthesize research and data into summaries and recommendations.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word and Excel), Google Drive and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Technologically savvy.


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business or sustainability-related field) with at least 2 years of client facing and/or project management work experience .
  • 1 year of experience in sustainability-related field.


  • Location:  Remote, based in U.S.
  • Travel: Travel is not required for this position 
  • Schedule: Full time, 9am-5pm EST
  • Salary Range: Starting at $55,000 - $65,000+ depending on experience.


At G&A Institute, we care about all our employees and their wellbeing. G&A Institute is not just an employer, we are a family. By joining our team, you will be treated with fairness, respect, and empathy. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for our planet, working alongside a high-performing and passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge and skills, as well as developing your career in a fun, dynamic, and fast-growing organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. 

We offer countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive salary and benefits package.


If you meet the above requirements send:

  • A cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for this role.
  • Resume
  • Samples of writing or research on sustainability or other topics are a plus
  • References will be requested from successful applicants

Applicants should send their resume and background materials to Please make sure to list the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. the company does not sponsor employment visas. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered.

We treat all applications and related information as confidential and private communications. We regret that it's not possible to acknowledge receipt of every resume due to the high volume of responses that usually result from online postings. Eligible candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Founded in 2006, Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute is a sustainability consulting and research firm headquartered in New York City, advising corporations and investors on devising, and executing winning strategies that help to maximize return on investment at every step of their sustainability journey.

G&A helps corporate and investor clients recognize, understand and address sustainability issues to address stakeholder and shareholder concerns. Our clients are companies striving for excellence and leadership in corporate sustainability, corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship, sustainable investing, ranging from large, well-known companies with popular brands to mid-size and smaller firms.

We are a team-based organization that has earned wide respect for the quality of our work over many years. We will add team members to help meet the needs of corporate clients as our business expands.

G&A Institute is growing and seeking new team members to join us on our own sustainability journey.

Founded in 2006, Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute is a sustainability consulting and research firm headquartered in New York City, ...

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