New York City - Citi, Climate and Net Zero Specialist


Citi are currently looking for a Climate and Net Zero specialist who will be part of Citi's Sustainability & ESG team in New York, which is responsible for the development and execution of Citi's Sustainable Progress Strategy, coordinating Citi's net zero plan, ESG ratings and disclosure, and other priority initiatives. The Sustainability & ESG team manages environmental, climate change, human rights and other stakeholder and business issues in partnership with Citi's businesses, risk functions and operational teams.

The role will help inform the ongoing development of Citi's net zero emissions by 2050 plan. The SVP is responsible for working closely with other members of the Sustainability & ESG team, risk management and the lines of business to evaluate climate scenarios, assess potential interim net zero 2030 targets, analyze sectoral decarbonization pathways, and understand clients' positioning to align with those pathways. The role will support engagement efforts with external stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, investors, policy makers and regulators. The role reports to the Chief Sustainability Officer who in turn reports to Citi's Executive Vice President of Global Public Affairs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with risk management, business and key stakeholders, utilize relevant climate scenarios, models and analytics to advise on and help determine emissions targets for carbon-intensive sectors represented across client portfolio
  • Monitor Citi's progress against net zero plan and sectoral targets
  • Track and evaluate emerging climate scenarios and sectoral decarbonization pathways and their relevance to Citi's net zero strategy
  • Follow climate science developments, industry and regulatory practices, and analyze and communicate their relevance to Citi and clients
  • Provide tools and analysis to support businesses and clients in developing net zero alignment and transition pathways, and in evaluating clients' net zero plans
  • Assist with preparation of TCFD report and other climate disclosures