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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Communcations Manager, Private Sector Engagement.
Develops and implements communications with WWF’s corporate partners as part of a broader strategy to inspire and motivate business audiences to take on the mantle of corporate leadership. Supports the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) division by helping implement a communications strategy focused on increasing awareness of the WWF brand through transformational business practice engagement and mission-focused communications, including executive-level outreach.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Private Sector Engagement.
The Manager for Private Sector Engagement manages corporate partnerships in support of our mission. This position is responsible for the planning, development, and management of corporate partnerships which could provide resources (funding or in-kind), brand awareness, and/or reduction of environmental threats through improved business practices. Provides key technical input in design and implementation of strategies to meet goals of the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team. Collaborates closely with PSE colleagues and with other teams in both “Program” and “Influence” subject-matter areas.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, Green Climate Fund.
World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF-US), one of the world’s leading environment organizations, seeks a Program Officer (PO) for its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Accredited Entity (AE) unit, part of the WWF-US Climate Team. As an accredited entity to the GCF, WWF works to bring innovative and transformational projects featuring large-scale, nature-based solutions that protect, restore and manage ecosystems to enhance adaptation and reduce emissions, as well as providing other benefits. The WWF-US GCF Accredited Entity unit is the designated entity within the WWF network managing the relationship with the GCF Secretariat. The unit is tasked with overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects under WWF’s GCF partnership and ensuring compliance with GCF policies and WWF standards throughout the project cycle. The GCF Accredited Entity unit is part of the broader WWF-US Climate Team, one of six goal teams within WWF-US collectively working to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.
Working closely with other members of the GCF Accredited Entity unit and other teams across WWF (including staff from finance, legal, safeguards and operations) – as well as third party contractors (‘project developers’) supporting GCF-related tasks on behalf of WWF – the PO will support the GCF unit with a variety of key portfolio management and operational tasks to support WWF’s partnership with the GCF, namely: (i) tracking/managing WWF’s pipeline of projects for the GCF across all phases of the project cycle (idea origination to project closure); (ii) planning and scheduling unit meetings, events and field missions; (iii) assembling and refining project documents for submission to the GCF secretariat in compliance with GCF and WWF standards; (iv) assisting with quality assurance, oversight and implementation support tasks for GCF projects where needed; and (v) coordinating WWF’s responses to GCF inquiries, events and policy changes.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Food Policy. This position will be based in Washington, DC. The Freshwater and Food team at WWF-US works to address the two biggest threats to nature: agriculture and infrastructure. The Director, Food Policy serves as the policy lead for the WWF-US Food team and is responsible for developing short- and long-term policy goals through a consultative process, engaging strategic partnerships with individuals, institutions, coalitions, and platforms, and representing WWF’s interests in external fora to drive achieving impacts aligned with WWF’s priorities related to sustainable food systems. The primary objectives of the incumbent will be to develop and implement a policy agenda that: 1) supports a scaled shift to regenerative agricultural production systems in the US and abroad making a clear link between achieving shared outcomes for food systems, climate change, nature and people; 2) conserves and protects critical landscapes especially halting conversion of critical biomes from the expansion of agriculture, especially grasslands, forests, and wetlands in North America and around the world; 3) addresses sustainable diets and consumption with a focus on access, equity, and social justice, and 4) supports generally WWF-US’s Food initiatives on sustainable aquaculture, livestock, feed, and food loss and waste.
The incumbent will proactively conduct policy research and analysis, develop thought leadership and policy positions related to food systems, and track and document relevant policy, legislative and resource mobilization opportunities and issues as they pertain to WWF’s freshwater and food agenda. The incumbent will also engage with internal and external stakeholders to stay up to speed on the latest policy proposals, analysis, tools, and approaches to influence and affect change in policy dialogues related to regenerative agriculture and sustainability of food systems. The incumbent will work closely with Food goal initiative leads, policy leads in other goal teams, especially Freshwater, as well as relevant colleagues in Policy and Government Affairs and Private Sector Engagement teams to provide strategic leadership on federal, state, and local policies.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Science Based Targets Forests.
The Manager is a member of the Forest Research & Strategy Team. The position will lead, implement, and develop technical research, methods, and tools to advance the WWF-US Forests Strategy and Major Initiatives, as well as, other goal team collaborations and external initiatives, as appropriate. In the near term, this will specifically include the development of science-based targets for land and forest systems within the Global Commons Alliance and Science Based Targets Network (SBTN), with a focus on corporate accounting and allocation methods. Longer term, this role will also support development of strategy and technical guidance on nature-based solutions for companies and provide thought leadership and expertise on the intersection of nature and climate. These activities will help WWF deliver its conservation mission by advancing forest goals directly and connecting them with land, freshwater, biodiversity and climate goals. The non-state actor guidance will align our economy within planetary boundaries, providing critical decision support and science translations to advance the environmental conventions and Sustainable Development Goals.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Agricultural & Environmental Metrics.
The Freshwater and Food team at WWF-US works to address the two biggest threats to nature: agriculture and infrastructure. The Director serves as the leading Food, Agricultural and Environmental Metrics expert on metrics for the WWF-US Freshwater and Food team, and as a key technical advisor to the WWF Network. The incumbent will design and implement an evidence-based and aligned approach for aggregating impact across the different initiatives within the Freshwater and Food team, which will guild strategy development and drive achieving impacts related to sustainable food systems, consumption and freshwater ecosystems. The Director provides strategic leadership related to relevant metrics and data to the Freshwater and Food team to measurably assess the impact of our conservation programs to reduce or eliminate the main environmental impacts of food systems.
The incumbent will engage with various experts both within and outside WWF to stay up to speed on the latest analysis, tools, and approaches and will engage with key platforms, forums, and partners to influence and affect change in the metrics dialogue related to sustainability of food systems. The incumbent will help define how WWF measures and tracks progress for regenerative and sustainable food systems, both row crop and pasture-based systems, as well as contribute to thought leadership and implementation of credible of market-based mechanisms, such as voluntary greenhouse gas reduction systems for agriculture. The incumbent will work across WWF to explore how performance-based metrics and methodologies can support incentivizing producers to adopt improved practices that return benefits to nature, biodiversity, climate, among other things.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, US Corporate Climate Engagement, to join our dynamic and influential team based in Washington, DC office. With guidance and support from the Deputy Director, Corporate Climate Engagement, the Program Officer supports key WWF initiatives, including the new Climate Business Network and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which engage businesses and their supply chains to raise climate ambition. Our work includes helping companies to set and implement SBTs (including Net Zero), navigate the complexities of climate-related claims, explore opportunities to go beyond these targets and invest in nature-based solutions, and to support ambitious climate-related policy.