ESG Analyst, Data Delivery and Assurance

Delhi /
All – Data, Delivery and Assurance /
Full Time
/ On-site
About GIST
GIST’s vision is a sustainable tomorrow: a world in which everyone measures what matters. Our mission is to help investors and companies measure and manage their impacts on all stakeholders, not just shareholders.
GIST is a pioneering data and analytics company that brings together world-renowned sustainability expertise with technology and big data to enable both investors and companies to measure, value, and benchmark company impacts across all four capitals: Natural, Human, Social, and Produced.
GIST’s data and software solutions provide analytics and insights that make it easy for investors and companies to understand and manage performance across all value dimensions, identify material risks, and make informed decisions.
Founded by Pavan Sukhdev (ex-banker, environmental economist, President of WWF International, and winner of the 2020 Tyler Prize for the Environment), GIST is at the cutting edge of measuring impacts using a scientifically sound and economically rigorous methodology that provides unique and unparalleled insight into how companies impact society and the environment.
GIST has been measuring and quantifying impact for over 16 years, and the GIST team brings a depth and breadth of experience in sustainability, science and economics that is unmatched in the market. Our customers and partners include leading global investors and companies, including the world’s largest public pension funds and sovereign wealth funds, industry leaders such as BASF and Wipro, and over forty public and private companies and investors across the world.                                                                                           

Why work at GIST?
Join a world-class team working at the cutting edge of impact and sustainability: GIST is a world leader in measuring and managing corporate sustainability impacts. Our team and board are widely recognized for their depth and breadth of sustainability expertise, and our clients are leading investors and corporations worldwide who are pushing the envelope on sustainability.
You will join a group of ambitious, passionate colleagues who are working at the heart of the next evolution of ESG: impact-based metrics. You will benefit from our team’s extensive expertise, to learn all about sustainability, ESG, and corporate impacts. We hire the best and brightest and invest intensely in training and development.
GIST is a diverse, inclusive workplace with colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds, both academically and culturally: what unites us is the pride, passion, creativity, and rigour we bring to our work and our shared mission. Our unified team spans many corners of the globe, with key hubs in Mumbai, Delhi, London, and Geneva.

Role Description:
We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual who loves working with data and can adapt quickly to new data technologies and tools. You will be working with a team of sustainability experts. You will be calculating impact valuations from ESG data for companies across industries/ geographies and writing insights on critical data points affecting the impact valuation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the field of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) reporting services
- Derive impact valuation via data collection, cleansing, processing, analysis and interpretation
- Collaborating with cross-functional teams (research, sales, product, IT, etc.) to achieve strategic business objectives related to product development and adoption

Required Skills and Experience:
- Strong interest and knowledge of ESG metrics and stakeholder / social impact assessments
- Ability to understand detailed ESG roadmap and implementation strategies around the world
- Demonstrate domain awareness in climate change, sustainable policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), etc.
- A quick learner who can pick up on GIST’s impact valuation approach and technology platforms to deliver upon the data analytics process
- Excellent command of both spoken and written English
- Proficient in understanding sustainability reports, articles, and business insights and providing insights on them
- Proficient in Office tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Demonstrated ability to design logic structures for complex problems
- Self-starter who will thrive in a start-up setting by taking ownership and initiative

Preferred Qualifications:
- 0-3 years of work experience in ESG / sustainability consulting, preferably
- Post-graduate in economics, engineering, environmental science, or related fields
- Professional sustainability certifications (SCR, LCACP, FSA, etc.) preferred
- Certification in international reporting frameworks (GRI, <IR>, CDP, SASB, etc.) preferred
- Familiar with programming languages such as Python, R and SQL and application of logic is preferred

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!