Enabling Sustainable Futures.

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Climate Change

Sustainable Finance

ESG

Sustainability

Corporate Affairs & Communications

Energy & Cleantech

Environmental

Health & Safety

Our dedicated climate change recruitment team is expert in connecting talented candidates who have the ability to make an impact with progressive organisations to drive sustainable change. Our network is unparalleled in tackling climate change, with a focus on decarbonisation, climate finance, meeting ambitious net-zero targets, and nature-based solutions.

We find impactful people to make your business ready for tomorrow.

As pioneers of search, recruitment and talent development in sustainable finance in 2003, Acre was the first recruitment consultancy with a global team specialising in responsible investment, sustainable finance, and impact investing. Our work has created the largest and most established global recruitment network for sustainable finance professionals.

We are proud to enable businesses to build resilience, manage risks and become more sustainable.

We work with talented professionals in all areas of ESG, from influential leaders to help push forward sustainable investment and corporate citizenship agendas, to analysts and reporting practitioners. Acre’s pioneering work in sustainability, ESG, responsible investment, sustainable finance and impact investing is paving the way for a more sustainable future, and has created the largest global recruitment network and the most comprehensive dataset in the market.

We enable organisations to manage risk, utilise ESG research and integration to become more sustainable, and outperform their markets.

At Acre, we work with aspirational businesses with the potential to make real impact; from those who are just beginning their transition to a more sustainable future, to those whose purpose is to make change happen. 20 years of experience in sustainability recruitment, combined with our extensive global network and our range of sustainability jobs, enables us to provide talent solutions that are designed to deliver this change.

We find talented sustainability professionals and develop their skills to make a true impact in ambitious, progressive organisations.

We have in-depth experience helping organisations take a pragmatic approach when connecting with society. Our dedicated corporate affairs and communications executive search team are always on hand to consult, advise and challenge boards and executive committees to identify, evaluate and secure the modern blend of skill sets required to enable better corporate decision-making.

We’ll meet you at the point where your business’s purpose, performance and reputation meet, bringing esteemed market leaders to your corporate affairs and communications jobs.

As one of the first and only firms specialising in energy and clean technology recruitment, we’ve been placing world-leading experts in energy and clean technology jobs with corporates, power producers, consultancies and technology innovators since 2003. If your business is aspirational to meet ambitious net-zero targets, regardless of what industry you’re in, we’re best placed to support.

Your business needs to invest in clean energy and prioritise energy-efficient carbon projects; our business knows the right people to help you drive this change.

Driving impactful environmental change starts with cultural change, and we understand the difference that the right people make. Our environmental recruitment consultants are trusted by leading corporates, NGOs, non-profits and consultancies to build high performing environmental teams and to place well-established professionals into a range of environmental jobs.

If your business is ambitious to drive meaningful environmental change, get in touch with our specialist environmental recruitment team today.

Since 2003, we’ve been connecting talented candidates who have the ability to make an impact with progressive organisations to ensure that their people get home safe and well, every day. Not only can our specialist health and safety recruitment team find the best candidates for your health and safety jobs, but we’ll also develop and nurture existing teams to ensure they have the skills required for your business to prosper and progress.

We find and develop the current and future leaders that your business needs to build a safer, more sustainable future.

What Our Clients Say...

  • We had been looking to fill a difficult role for 2 years and had been through several rounds of interviewing without success. With their networking and specialist knowledge of the area, Acre was able to find a number of talented candidates which led to a successful appointment.

    Global Technical Manager

    Syngenta
  • As trawlermen the world over will attest, you're going to get a better catch if someone knows where the fish are to be found. When it comes to recruitment, Acre appear to know not just where the fish are, but the specific type of fish you are searching for in particular. We were delighted with the recruitment process and the high-calibre candidates it produced. Great service as well.

    Head of Community & Campaigns

    The Co-Op
  • Acre was the only specialist search firm able to assist with our CSR search requirement. They were professional and extremely knowledgeable and we would not have been able to hire the talent we did without their expert assistance.

    Sustainability Manager

    Bank of America
  • I have worked with Acre, for several years, to secure sustainability experts. I have found their capacity to understand the assignments, rapidly identify and match potential candidates - and then smooth the way to successful appointments - to be outstanding.

    Sustainability Manager

    Jaguar Landrover
  • When we needed to recruit a Sustainable Development Manager, we looked for an organisation that specialised in this discipline and could work to a high standard. Acre did not disappoint - and the level of service provided was first class. Despite a very focused and defined job role, they were efficient in providing a shortlist of qualified candidates from which we were able to select an applicant of quality.

    Head of Human Resources

    Euro Tunnel

Featured Content

  • Featured Event | Supporting Asia's Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

    Panel discussion & networking session hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Global Network

    Speakers:

    • Dr Darian McBain, Chief Sustainability Officer, MAS Singapore

    • Daniel Hanna, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered Bank

    • Amelia Tan, Head of Responsible Investment Strategy, LGIM Investments

    Featured Event | Supporting Asia's Transition to a Low Carbon Economy
  • Faces of Acre - The Value of the Alliance

    In our ongoing 'Faces of Acre' series, we sat down with Anna Keen, Acre’s Performance Director and founder of our Learning and Development business, Acre Frameworks, to discuss the Alliance process which is conducted as part of the development of Acre employees. Anna discussed the value of the Alliance process, her passion for developing people and why the Alliance is such an important part of the development of people and the success of Acre.  

    Faces of Acre - The Value of the Alliance
  • Faces of Acre - Protecting our Oceans

    In our ongoing 'Faces of Acre' series, we sat down with Jack Mulloy, Principal Consultant, Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing, to discuss his pro bono work as a business developer for the marine conservation charity Sea Shepherd. Jack shared with us the passion he has had for marine conservation since childhood, the incredible work he has already done to contribute to the protection of our oceans and how his role at Acre aligns with his work at Sea Shepherd. 

    Faces of Acre - Protecting our Oceans
  • The Future of the CSO | Episode 2 | Vodafone

    ​In the second instalment of the 'Future of the CSO' series, we were joined by Dorothee D'Herde, Head of Sustainable Business at the Vodafone Group. Currently leading the sustainability team at Vodafone, her aim is to work with colleagues to deliver their purpose - Digitial Society, Inclusion and Planet.

    The Future of the CSO | Episode 2 | Vodafone
  • The Future of the CSO | Episode 1 | Aditya Birla Group

    ​To launch the 'Future of the CSO' series, we were joined by Deeksha Vats, Chief Sustainability Officer for Aditya Birla Group. With over 25 years of experience in both consulting and corporates at group and company levels, Deeksha has worked across diverse industry sectors. As a regular speaker and panellist at sustainability events, she has been at the forefront of the sustainability agenda in India through participation in working groups, industry bodies and expert networks.

    The Future of the CSO | Episode 1 | Aditya Birla Group
  • CR and Sustainability Market Survey: Results

    ​The 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Market Survey, undertaken by Acre, Carnstone and Flag, provides a comprehensive insight into the salaries and benefits, responsibilities and backgrounds of 1,500+ people working in the CR & Sustainability sector.

    Wondering about diversity, budgets and team sizes in sustainability? What about salary increases and the gender pay gap? Download your copy now.

    CR and Sustainability Market Survey: Results

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    Singapore’s Green Plan will Strengthen Sustainability Solutions and Unleash New Jobs

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    05 February 2020

    Acre's Global Impact

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    04 February 2020

    Acre Amsterdam is open!

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Talent Development

Acre Frameworks

Acre Frameworks

Talent Assessments & Development

To achieve brighter futures for all, we must act now.We work with your people, the leaders of today and tomorrow, taking the time to understand the skills your business needs to achieve your ambitions and create impact.And, with our in-house leadership assessments, we can advise on the talent solutions that are designed to deliver this change.