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 expertise across decarbonisation and carbon accounting, climate finance, developing nature-based solutions and finding solutions to meet ambitious net-zero targets.
Our climate change recruitment offering is supported by the following suite of services:
Climate Change Executive Search
We want brighter futures for all: our clients, society and the environment. That’s why we pride ourselves on finding great leaders, honing their skills to suit climate-focused professions and ensuring the best fit for your business - because we understand the difference the right leaders make, to your business and to our future.
Climate Change Assessments & Development
It takes more than technical expertise to succeed in purpose-driven roles and drive real change. We work with climate change professionals at every stage of their leadership journey, taking the time to understand the skills your business needs to achieve our ambitions and create impact.
And, through our unique behavioural assessments, integrated within our climate change recruitment and executive search offering, we look beyond experience and technical skills. We explore a candidate's strengths, development needs and fit for your business, benchmarking our data-led insights against 2,000+ purpose-led professionals.
Climate Change Contract & Interim Recruitment
We have an exceptional track record of finding the right people, at the right time, who can make a difference in the right places. If you need a Head of Climate Change, Carbon Accountant or a TCFD expert to join your business quickly and drive impact from day one, our specialist contract & interim recruitment team can help.
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Executive Director - Sustainable Business, UKRead more
Director of Sustainable Business, North AmericaRead more
Director - Sustainable Finance & Impact Investing | Energy & Climate Technologies - AmericasRead more
Director of Research & Equity, Diversity and Inclusion LeadRead more
Principal Consultant - Energy & Climate Change - EuropeRead more
Principal Consultant - Energy & Climate ChangeRead more
I have rated Acre with 5 stars, as they really understand our business needs and the specific roles being targeted. The entire engagement was extremely detailed, professional and resulted in new hires that have made a positive impact in our company.
Die Kommunikation mit Dulce war super. Es hat Spaß gemacht mit ihr zu telefonieren und Sie hat mich sehr gut im Bewerbungsprozess unterstützt. Besser hätte ich nicht vorbereitet gewesen sein können.
Communication with Dulce was great. It was fun to talk to her on the phone and she supported me very well in the application process. I couldn't have been better prepared.
Acre was extremely professional in facilitating my appointment as Nature-Based Solutions Technical Manager by ClimateCare. From the moment I was shortlisted for the position, Acre was very quick in arranging meetings and interviews, and the consultant definitely understood the requirements of their client. Acre's handling of the whole recruitment process was exceptional.
Acre's leadership assessment and coaching sessions brought me a wealth of meaningful insight. During the recruitment process, Josh made me aware of my dominant personality traits and how those traits may lead to positive or negative leadership behaviours. Connecting these dots helped me understand which behaviours have led to success in my career, but also where I have been holding myself back.
During the two subsequent coaching sessions with Ed, I was able to use these insights to create well-defined, concrete goals for my new role. I feel better equipped to pursue these goals with a newfound self-awareness of my strengths and weaknesses, because Acre provided guidance that was specifically tailored to me.
Acre's knowledge and understanding of the sustainability and environmental sector is outstanding. Their research, intelligence and networking capabilities make them an important partner for us as we grow our business in Europe. They are an impressive team.
Find Your Next Challenge
Operating globally from our offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we live by our values, and we are driven by our shared vision; brighter futures for all.
This is what drives us – the knowledge that we are providing organisations with outstanding talent, with the right skills to make the biggest impact in progressive organisations, across sustainability, climate change, corporate affairs & communications, ESG, impact investing, health & safety, environment and energy & clean technology.
£40,000 - £45,000
Acre is working with a renowned property management and real estate organisation looking for a Community Manager to join their public affairs team ...Apply now
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Industry Transformation Manager
€Competitive + Benefits
Are you a highly organised and well-connected professional passionate about sustainable business transformation in the fashion and textile industry...Apply now
Portfolio Origination, Analyst
Portfolio Team - Nature, Oceans, Air, Climate, Waste and Circular Economy The Earthshot Prize (TEP), founded in 2020 by Prince William, is a glob...Apply now
Global Head, Technical Nature-Based Solutions
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Sustainability Reporting Manager
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Senior Engagement Analyst - Human Rights & Social Issues
Are you a human rights and social issues expert looking for your next role with a financial services provider who places sustainability at the fore...Apply now
Chief of Staff
€Competitive + Benefits
Are you a highly organised Chief of Staff professional who is passionate about sustainable business transformation in the fashion and textile indus...Apply now
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Acre is partnering with M.P. Evans Group PLC as the company looks to appoint a new Sustainability Lead. M.P. Evans is an AIM-listed, leading produc...Apply now
ESG/Quantitative Thematic Researcher
ESG Quantitative Researcher An Investment Management firm is seeking an ESG Quantitative Researcher to conduct research and development on ESG fact...Apply now
A property investment company is looking for a candidate to join their team as a Sustainability Coordinator. Using your expertise, you will be inte...Apply now
Senior Manager, Sustainability
Are you an ambitious sustainability professional impelled to make a big impact with tangible outcomes? Do you thrive in a no-nonsense environment? ...Apply now
VP Sustainable Finance Product
Acre is working with a leading global bank to help them hire a VP of Sustainable Finance Product. Reporting to the Head of Sustainable Finance, you...Apply now
Acre is proud to partner once again with the Equator Principles Association to help them hire their first CEO. The Association promotes and encoura...Apply now
Director Sustainable Finance Governance
Acre is working with a leading global bank to help them hire a Director of Sustainable Finance Taxonomies and Governance. Reporting to the Head of ...Apply now
Global Sustainability Lead
£Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Do you want to make an impact on a global scale? Are you interested in working for one of the largest outsourced service providers in the world? Do...Apply now
Net Zero MEP Engineer
£50,000 - £80,000
Acre is working with a renowned property developer and owner who is looking for a Net Zero and MEP Engineer to support its sustainability team. You...Apply now
Vice President of Communications & Marketing
Everland's mission is to protect forests and wildlife by investing in and empowering economically challenged forest communities. It represents the ...Apply now
Net Zero Special Projects Manager
Acre is working with a renowned property developer and owner who is looking for a Net Zero and reporting specialist to support its sustainability a...Apply now
Acre continue to partner with Climate Impact Partners as they develop and evolve within the climate solutions space. We are looking for an exper...Apply now
Our Climate Change Recruitment | Overview
We believe that people drive the future of business. 20 years' experience provides us with the expertise to consult, advise and challenge to deliver informed solutions and find the very best climate change candidates.
Working together with you, we forge a deep understanding of your business goals and advise on solutions to get you there. We'll enable you to find the right people, at the right time, whether that's right now through our climate change contract and interim recruitment service, or permanently through an in-depth executive search process.
What Areas of Climate Change Does Acre Recruit In?
Our experienced decarbonisation network includes professionals who specialise in carbon accounting and carbon footprints, from carbon analysts to decarbonisation and climate strategists.
You can explore our current decarbonisation jobs here.
Nature-Based Solutions Recruitment
The NBS definition by the European Commission states that Nature-Based Solutions are "inspired and supported by nature, which are cost-effective, simultaneously provide environmental, social and economic benefits and help build resilience."
Not only do our climate change recruitment team understand how NBS applies to, well, the climate - we can also source specialist Nature-Based Solutions professionals to tackle areas such as biodiversity, risk management, and other socio-economic challenges.
You can explore our current nature-based solutions jobs here.
We're experienced in helping your business to build and deploy net-zero strategies and meet your net-zero goals by hiring the right people. Whether you're specialising in zero carbon buildings or looking to meet ambitious zero carbon targets, we can connect you with talented candidates who have the ability to make an impact.
You can explore our current net-zero jobs here.
Climate Finance Recruitment
Our climate finance recruitment team are established specialists with a legacy in supporting businesses who want to deploy capital to reduce emissions, reduce vulnerability and maintain the resilience of human and ecological systems to create negative climate change impacts.
We also support with TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) positions, if your focus is on improving and increasing reporting of climate-related financial information.
You can explore our current climate finance jobs here.
We operate across the entire breadth and depth of sustainability, corporate responsibility, and environmental recruitment. Whether you're looking for an Ethical Trade Specialist or a Sustainability Director, we can help.
You can explore our current sustainability jobs here & environmental jobs here.
What Skills Does Acre Look for in a Climate Change Professional?
The technical expertise required to tackle climate change varies considerably from professional to professional, dependent on area of focus.
We believe a true partner keeps learning and growing with their clients - that’s why we are constantly evolving to ensure that as the world changes, faster than ever, we are here to make sure you are one step ahead and find the people with the skills you need.
We do, however, develop and assess against our bespoke competency framework of non-technical skills, built based on data that outlines what 'good' looks like in over 2,000 purpose-driven professionals. We believe that those non-technical skills, such as Executive Influence and Innovation & Courage, make an effective leader who can drive change and deliver impact.
Find out more about our Climate Change Leadership Assessments here.
Climate Change Leadership Development
As mentioned above, our unique behavioural assessment technology means we understand the types of people who belong in your team and have the potential to thrive. With our global network of purpose-driven professionals, we are always in touch with exceptional candidates. We'll also develop and nurture your existing teams to ensure they have the skills required for your business to prosper and progress.
Find out more about our Climate Change Leadership Development Services here.
Why Choose Acre to be Your Climate Change Recruitment & Search Partner?
Climate change is urgent and important.
More and more, organisations are requiring sustainability-minded employees, for every role, in each department and skill set.
At Acre, this is our core expertise. Since 2003, we have been connecting talented candidates all over the world who have the ability to make an impact with progressive organisations. We learn and grow with our clients, tackling all the areas of sustainability needed to drive change, including Energy & Renewables, Environmental, Sustainable Finance and of course Climate Change.
If you are aspirational and ambitious to change your business and create an inspiring legacy; let’s make it happen together.
Get in touch today to discuss our climate change recruitment services, and to see how we can help with your decarbonisation recruitment, net-zero recruitment or climate, carbon finance and TCFD recruitment needs.
You can email us at email@example.com, or fill out the form below.
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