London - Specialist Stewardship, Susainable Commodities

05/14/2021

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for coordinating, project managing and facilitating dialogue amongst a group of institutional investors who participate in the PRI's collaborative engagement initiative on sustainable commodities and deforestation. This will entail maintaining close and effective relationships with participating investors, building an understanding of the focus companies for the initiative (the companies being engaged by investors), maintaining close relationships with colleagues internally - especially the PRI's environmental issues team, and working proactively to manage the initiative so as to ensure it is best placed to achieve progress on the underlying issues.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and coordinate investors' collaborative engagement with companies across cattle, soy and palm oil supply chains
  • Oversee and monitor engagement progress against set objectives
  • Monitor company performance and approaches to addressing deforestation in cattle, soy and palm oil supply chains.
  • Support institutional investors to set objectives and targets for engagement with specific companies and monitor progress against these targets over time.