World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Blue Finance (Ocean ESG)
The Manager-Blue Finance will work with the Senior Director of Blue Finance within the new Ocean Markets and Finance team to lead the development and execution of a new program of work to build and advocate for the integration of ocean-related ESG metrics into financial markets. This will involve working with banks, investors and insurers to make the case for why business-as-usual presents significant risk for business and therefore financial institutions. It involves building relationships with external partners in the financial sector as well as with organizations that are also working to advance this agenda. The program of work will also involve close collaboration with the Nature Positive Business team and corporate partnerships in sectors including but not limited to seafood, coastal development, marine renewables, shipping, and plastics, to understand and execute on blue finance opportunities that support companies’ in their Nature Positive business development strategies. The person in this role will be responsible for planning, managing, communicating, implementing, monitoring and improving program priorities and activities as associated with their major areas of focus. As a senior person within the team, the Manager – Blue Finance will present at and represent WWF in relevant internal and external forums, meetings and conferences, with partners, private sector representatives and donors. They will also liaise internally and externally across the WWF network to find alignment and opportunity in this new area of work.
WWF is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and requires all US-based staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. WWF will consider requests for accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on disability, medical contraindication, sincerely held religious belief, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.
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