Environmental, Social and Governance Integration Specialist

Partner UNEP FI
Job categories Finance, Environment
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5119/17509
Level ICS-10
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 9 months
Application period 08-Mar-2019 to 24-Mar-2019

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is a strategic public-private partnership between UNEP and the global financial sector. UNEP FI works with over 200 financial institutions, signatories to UNEP Statement of Commitment by Financial Institutions on Sustainable Development, and a range of partners and organizations, to embed environmental, social and governance considerations in financial decision-making. Through its industry, thematic and regional activities, UNEP FI promotes the adoption of sustainability practices by financial institutions and the finance sector at large.
UNEP Finance Initiative in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation and the World Wildlife Fund is executing a GEF funded project on enabling transactions for removing deforestation from commodity supply chains (“Good Growth Partnership”, hereinafter referred to as GGP) with a focus on palm oil in Indonesia and Liberia, and beef and soy in Brazil and Paraguay. The project is comprised of three components:

1) Support to commercial transactions

2) Support to Financial Markets & Institutions

3) Support to Governments

In a rapidly evolving operating environment that increasingly recognize the importance of forests in supporting the functioning of agricultural commodity supply chains, risks created by unsustainable deforestation present a considerable threat for the long-term value of companies producing, transforming, transporting and selling these commodities. For the financial institutions that invest in these companies, the misperception and even ignorance of these risks can result in a suboptimal allocation of the assets under their management and in imperfectly hedged and therefore not recoverable losses.

In line with the work programme agreed by the GEF and UNEP, and under the direct...

The consultant will carry out the following project tasks for UNEP FI in the con...

Master’s Degree in one or several of the following areas: economics, f...

At least five years of work experience, especially in international organisa...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) Contract level: Intern...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...
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