Sustainalytics has been a leading independent provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research for the last 25 years. Our insights are used by clients to make better informed investment decisions, engage with companies in relation to their business activities and drive change.

Sustainalytics is a growing organization with over 500 employees and 17 offices globally. We have a flexible and supportive working culture where our employees are empowered to progress and develop quickly in an entrepreneurial support diversity within our community and offer the possibility of international assignments for our star performers.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com


Sustainalytics is seeking qualified ESG analysts to join its ESG analyst team focusing on Utilities. This 1 year contract position presents an exciting opportunity to conduct company ESG analysis that will form a part of our newly-released flagship ESG Risk Rating. Asset owners, investment managers and other investment professionals leverage the ESG Risk Rating and its underlying research to enhance investment processes. The role involves ESG risk and controversy analysis for companies, as well as contributing to client meetings and thought leadership. You will join a growing and strategically important team and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of sector analysts. The ideal candidate will have both a background in capital markets and sectoral expertise such as power generation; electrical and gas transmission/distribution; and water/wastewater treatment.


  • Research, analyze and rate the ESG risks and involvement in controversies of companies in the global Utilities industry;
  • Prepare company ESG Risk Rating reports to be published in Sustainalytics’ Global Access portal;
  • Research and track ESG trends and issues relevant in your sector of expertise;
  • Contribute to responding to client queries and support clients in integrating your research insights into their investment decision-making;
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital and internal and external thought leadership.


  • Graduate degree in related discipline (business, finance, environment and/or social science);
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Utilities industry, ESG aspects thereof, and the SRI/RI market;
  • Capital markets background; MBA/CFA considered an asset;
  • Excellent research, analytical and writing capabilities;
  • Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats), e.g. ppt skills, client interaction skills;
  • Resourceful, flexible and embraces change and innovation;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission, vision and values.


If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, please submit your application by completing the form below.

All applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until July 26th, 2019. We may start screening and/or interviewing sooner so we advise you to apply as soon as possible.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. Sustainalytics is committed to providing accommodations for individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Sustainalytics thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants requested to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

Your privacy while being in contact with Sustainalytics is one of our fundamental commitments here. Review our Privacy Policy to find out more about how we handle the personal data you provide us during the recruitment process.