Associate, Corporate Solutions
Sustainalytics
Mumbai
3d ago

Associate, Corporate Solutions

Title : Associate, Corporate Solutions, Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company

Location : Vashi, Navi Mumbai

Company : Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

We offer a wide variety of products and solutions that serve market participants of all kinds, including individual and institutional investors in public and private capital markets, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and issuers of securities.

Business Unit : Sustainalytics provides high-quality, analytical environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings and data to institutional investors and companies that help them identify, understand and manage ESG-driven risks and opportunities.

Our mission is to provide the insights required to make more informed decisions that lead to a more just and sustainable global economy.

Team : The Sustainable Corporate Solutions (SCS) team is a rapid growth business responsible for developing and bringing ESG products to multi-national corporations and financial institutions.

Our services include green / social / sustainability bond second-party opinions, annual compliance reviews, and other services that help our clients to provide sustainability insights to investors and lenders.

This successful new business is continually surpassing sales forecasts and has been recognized as the largest external reviewer of green bonds by Environmental Finance and the Climate Bonds Initiative for several consecutive years.

See our Green & Social Bonds services for more information.

Role : The Associate will contribute to the execution and delivery of second-party opinions and annual reviews across various industries and project areas.

The role will engage with underwriters and issuers, namely, corporations, development banks, sovereigns and municipalities, to understand their framework and then researching the sustainability issues towards developing a strong second-party opinion.

The position has a regional emphasis on helping clients from Asia-Pacific and EMEA, alongside other regions, as required.

Responsibilities :

  • Conduct research, analysis, and rating based on research methodologies focused on environmental and social aspects;
  • Use research methodologies to prepare deliverables;
  • Summarize key findings of the research in insightful views;
  • Work on multiple projects across different regions and time zones simultaneously;
  • Develop sustainability knowledge and expertise across a variety of themes and sectors;
  • Liaise with and develop relationships with colleagues across global teams and offices; and
  • Prepare well-written and high-quality client deliverables.
  • Qualifications :

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in sustainable finance or sustainability / ESG research space;
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Sustainability / Environment / Climate change / Development / Social science;
  • Excellent English oral and writing skills;
  • Strong research skills and ability to synthesize external data and insights;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Good writing capabilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Meticulous, attentive to detail, client-centric, and innovative;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Commercial and client-centric approach;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics' mission, vision, and values .
  • Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer

    About Us

    Sustainalytics is a Morningstar company dedicated to responsible investment with over 25 years' experience in ESG research and ratings.

    With an extensive client base across asset managers, asset owners and investment banks, our mission is to provide the insights required for investors and companies to make more informed decisions that lead to a more just and sustainable global economy.

    As Morningstar’s ESG center of excellence we are responsible for driving both the commercial success and innovation of its ESG products as well as its overall ESG strategy.

    In these times, we rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices.

    New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.

    For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

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