Sustainability / Climate Change Consultant (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · Boston

What you will do
Join us in helping companies of different sizes and industries take their own climate action today. We are dedicated to working as a team towards our common goal: making net zero a reality. 
Become part of our Customer Management team in Boston, where we enable organizations to start their climate action journey, both at the product and company level. We help companies measure their carbon footprints, set goals, define reduction strategies, finance climate projects and communicate their efforts transparently. For leading companies, we embed climate action into their business through our unique certification – ClimatePartner Certified. In this position you will: 

  • Act as a customer manager across various industries such as Consumer Goods & Retail, Food & Beverage, Clothing, Energy, and Finance
  • Calculate corporate and product carbon footprints (Scope 1, 2 and 3)
  • Support and guiding our clients through our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tool
  • Help with the collection of quality input data for carbon footprints
  • Research and assign emission factors to improve our database as well as ensure alignment with various standards (e.g.GHG Protocol, SBTi) to improve our carbon footprint software and reports
  • Support our clients in identifying carbon hotspots and devising carbon reduction strategies at a high level
  • Present results of the footprints and facilitate discussions around next steps
  • Lead workshops with our clients on goal setting, reduction strategies, renewable energy and offsetting strategies
  • Prepare proposals for clients based on their needs
  • Provide insights on sustainability claims, communications and marketing initiatives based on the core pillars of transparency and credibility
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the US and Europe
Who you are
  • You have at least 4-7 years of professional experience in environmental / sustainability consulting or equivalent in-house role
  • You are knowledgeable about the GHG Protocols and SBTi standards surrounding carbon accounting and goal setting
  • You have previous exposure to carbon accounting
  • You have an affinity for numbers, excellent analytical skills and are very comfortable in using Excel to an advanced level
  • You are incredibly passionate about sustainability, climate change and are driven by a strong conviction for climate action
  • You are an excellent project manager and can manage multiple complex projects effectively
  • You build relationships easily and believe in educating clients as a tool to build trust
  • You have exceptional communication skills and can communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and at a management level
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, sense of responsibility and willingness to take initiative
  • Your English language skills (written and verbal) are at a native level

Desired, but not required:

  • You have experience in life cycle analysis, corporate social responsibility strategy, climate risk, and CDP/TCFD reporting 
  • You have a technical sustainability-related university degree or similar educational qualification
  • Purpose: Working together to take effective climate action and improve lives. ClimatePartner has long established itself as a leading solutions provider for corporate climate action in Europe and the US
  • Culture: Our lively, international employee culture is based on trust, infused by fun, and characterized by openness, allowing for a wide range of perspectives. Regular internal meetings and social events help foster our sense of belonging, collaboration, and respect
  • Location: Our Boston office is located near Copley Square, central to a variety of commuting options
  • Flexibility: We recognize that flexibility is important to achieving a healthy work-life balance. Hybrid work models and our family-friendly workplace help you do this. Note that this position is not remote 
  • Benefits: We offer attractive holiday, vacation, health care, and compensation packages
  • Personal development: Our comprehensive onboarding program ensures that you are integrated thoroughly into our team, with regular training, feedback sessions, and coaching opportunities to help your continual personal growth and development
How to apply
Simply click the application button below to apply for this position. Make sure that you include the following documents in English:

  • resume
  • cover letter
Please note: At this time, ClimatePartner cannot sponsor any type of visa. We are not an E-Verify company and are also unable to employ OPT or STEM visa holders.
Creating an inclusive environment is important to us. We provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to any aspect which makes them unique. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Gregg Demers at
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 We look forward to your application!
About us
ClimatePartner supports companies in climate action: With our solution combining software and consulting, we support our clients in making a contribution to climate action and anchoring it in their strategy. Companies calculate carbon footprints for them or their products, set reduction targets, implement reductions, finance climate projects and are supported by ClimatePartner through to the communication of their climate action commitment. These five steps can be transparently tracked with the label ClimatePartner certified and the corresponding climate-ID page. Where these requirements cannot yet be met, we provide the opportunity to contribute to financing climate projects. This commitment can be demonstrated via the Financial climate contribution label as well as ClimatePartner’s established ID tracking.  

As we want to take climate action to a new level, we develop high-quality, certified climate projects with our ClimatePartner Impact business division. In addition to the positive effects on the climate, these and the other projects from the ClimatePartner portfolio provide additional benefits for the local communities, guided by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  

ClimatePartner was founded in Munich in 2006. Our more than 500 employees in Barcelona, Berlin, Boston, Essen, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Munich (HQ), Paris, Stockholm, The Hague, Vienna, and Zurich support more than 6,000 companies from over 60 countries.
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