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LondonPosted 2 weeks ago
Acre is engaged on an exclusive basis by FTSE Russell to recruit a Head of Innovation and Standards - Sustainable Investment. This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in the momentous advancement of the sustainable investment global investment industry.
FTSE Russell is a leading global provider of benchmarks, analytics and data solutions for investors worldwide, giving a precise view of the markets relevant to any investment process. FTSE Russell is part of The London Stock Exchange Group. Through our continuous engagement with clients, we have become a trusted partner and source of industry perspective, building bridges and helping professionals perform at their best. Choosing the right index partner has never been more important. FTSE Russell indexes are trusted by investors in every corner of the world to measure and benchmark markets across asset classes, styles or strategies.
FTSE Russell has been a pioneer in Sustainable Investment services for over 15 years. The concept has moved from being niche to now being core to most of FTSE Russell's major clients. Some milestones have included the launch of the FTSE4Good Index Series in 2001, the FTSE Environmental Markets index family in 2007 and the Green Revenue Series in 2016. The Low Carbon Economy data product tracks the global transition to a green economy and in 2016 FTSE Russell also made available its ESG Ratings Model and associated data through an online platform. Most recently FTSE Russell has been pioneering the new concept of "Smart Sustainability" bringing together ESG and Smart Beta approaches.
Key functions and responsibilities
This is a senior and critical role that will drive innovation and market developments in this sphere. Managing a team of ESG specialists who collectively set thought leadership for the market on Sustainable Investment the team define market standards and ESG methodologies, develop white papers on ESG themes, and contribute to product development.
Developing Market Standards
Business Development, Marketing and Media
Thought Leadership and Research
Partnerships / Relationships: Standards, Industry Bodies & Regulators
In close coordination with the FTSE Russell Governance / Committee team:
In addition to deep technical knowledge of ESG standard setting and methodologies, ideally globally across Europe, US and Asia, the successful candidate will demonstrate experience of:
This wide ranging remit requires a highly motivated, organised and disciplined approach to managing work flows, along with a second language in addition to fluent English language skills.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and accomplished Sustainable Investment team and business with ambitious growth plans, offering the opportunity to hold an innovative and market leading remit.
Job Ref. BBBH6942