The Team : Sustainable Finance Team has a growing Americas component. We are responsible for developing and growing new sustainability projects, as well as helping to embed ESG in Credit Ratings.
The Impact : Given increased relevance of ESG in financial markets, this role will help improve S&P’s credibility in addressing this major risk.
It also represents a significant area of potential growth for the company, as ESG has become a priority across S&P Global in recent years and will continue to be going forward.
It will involve working with numerous influential internal stakeholders on ESG issues.
What’s in it for you :
Ability to work with senior analysts to help develop new sustainability related products.
Growth opportunity within the ratings practice.
An exciting and engaging team that works with the entirety of the ratings practice.
Some Travel Ability
Conducting research and analysis of ESG, environmental and climate-related risks, and how these could impact credit quality over the short, medium and long term.
This work should result in the publication of research commentaries that are widely read by the investment community.
Supporting to the Head of Sustainable Finance and his team in product development and market outreach activities such as industry conferences, which may involve occasional travel
Interacting with credit rating analytical teams to facilitate the inclusion of appropriate environmental, social, and governance factors in credit risk analysis and industry-based publications.
Assisting interactions with external clients, including meeting with management teams in support of our credit ratings and the development and deployment of new sustainable finance products.
Be a champion of analytical and customer service excellence in the sustainable finance field
What We’re Looking For :
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree with courses in Sustainability, Finance and Environmental Management.
1-2 years work experience
Knowledge of (and interest in) ESG, Sustainability, responsible investing, Environmental and Climate Finance.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to operate databases : charting, pivot tables and Excel (functions and logical tests).
Ability to work on PowerPoint presentations
Able to work independently as well as team oriented
Resourceful, capable of gathering information from various internal and external sources to summarize trends and themes.
High level of adaptability and flexibility
Preferred Qualifications :
Pursuit of Chartered Financial Analyst or Graduate Degree
Ability to speak Spanish and Portuguese
Background on the type of research undertaken in this area can be found on the following site :
S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence.
We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities.
We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk;
market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE : SPGI), which provides essentialintelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.