Environmental, Social Responsibility and Governance Associate

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  • LocationLondon or Washington, DC.
  • DeadlineAugust 21, 2019

Environmental, Social Responsibility and Governance (ESG) considerations are a crucial part of our due diligence in determining which projects to invest in, as well as a positive framework to consider in building sustainable enterprises after investment. Our ESG team plays an important role in ensuring GIF invests responsibly, with close interactions with our Investment Team. The ESG team is situated within our Legal and ESG Team, headed by GIF’s General Counsel.

We are seeking an Associate for our ESG Team, based in either London or Washington, DC, who will report to the ESG Director.

The Associate will work with the ESG Director to:

Ensure GIF’s ESG policies and procedures for identifying, managing and monitoring ESG risks in investee companies are implemented
Conduct Business Integrity Screening
Conduct ESG review of proposed investments
Provide helpful assessments of ESG risks and proposed remedial steps
Conduct research and compose briefing notes and diligence questions
Preparing diligence checklists to send out
Review diligence responses and ensure organisations have adequate policies and processes for their stage of development and sector in which they operate
Work with deal teams and potential investees to create and implement ESG action plans for investments including administrative support for ensuring they are adhered to and diarizing key dates
Support in conducting investigations, creating an audit trail and drafting internal file notes
Maintain the ESG deal pipeline and assisting the team by tracking deals by stage of approval and completion

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Deadline to apply: 21 August 2019