Driving resilient, ethical and more sustainable futures has been Acre's purpose since 2003. Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) recruitment and executive search teams connect the world's largest network of impactful professionals with global organisations, from financial institutions to corporates and governments.
We enable organisations to manage risk, utilise ESG research and integration to become more sustainable, and outperform their markets.
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.
The only specialist sustainable finance and ESG recruitment team
We’re the first and only recruitment consultancy with a team specialising in sustainable finance and environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), with a long track record of successful delivery in banking and finance. We bring together expertise from across the investment community and the real economy, helping our clients further develop their capabilities and create future-fit businesses.
Our unparalleled understanding of responsible investment helps us go beyond recruitment, offering a genuinely consultative, strategic service. Clients ranging from world-leading investment managers and banks, to forward-thinking insurance groups, pension funds and private equity firms, trust us to help them define, map and solve their sustainable investment challenges.
Offering a full range
We offer Strategy Consulting to deliver strategic reviews of in-house capabilities alongside recommendations on how to recruit, retain and restructure. We also offer a Contract & Interim Recruitment service, providing rapid access to high-impact professionals, and a full Executive and Non-Executive Search function.
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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.
Do you want to play an active role in shaping the responsible property investment agenda at a well-established property investor? Mayfair Capital...Apply now
Chief Sustainability Officer
Acre is working with one of the leading companies operating in the food services and hospitality sectors to support in the hiring of a Chief Sustai...Apply now
Director- ESG Risk Management
Acre is working with one of the leading global banks to help them hire a Director of ESG Risk. This is a unique role working closely with the susta...Apply now
Engagement Impact Manager, Global Equity
£Competitive + Benefits & Bonus
City of London
Acre is supporting a Global Investment Management firm who are seeking an Engagement Impact Manager to join one of their most successful funds. T...Apply now
Senior Manager ESG / Sustainability Consulting - Commercial
Would you like to put your knowledge and experience of sustainability to good use in Strategy, Transformation, and/or Reporting projects for the cl...Apply now
Senior ESG Coordinator
* Act as the ESG Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Client and Supplier/Contractor meetings across Company locations * Research and develop ESG solutio...Apply now
Sustainability Analyst, Global Equities
£Competitive + bonus + benefits
City of London
A Global Investment Management firm is seeking a sustainability analyst to join one of their most successful investment teams. The analyst will be ...Apply now
Group Head of ESG
£Competitive + Bonus + Car Allowance
Do you have the drive to lead the ESG strategy for a multinational organisation whose work includes some of the UK's most prominent buildings? Ba...Apply now
ESG Reporting Manager
Are you enthusiastic about ESG reporting and interested in linking sustainability and the capital market? HUGO BOSS is seeking to identify an ESG p...Apply now
Our client, a Global Investment Management group are seeking a Quantitative analyst to join their Sustainable investing team. The team lead and sup...Apply now
Director Impact and Regeneration
The Director of Impact & Regeneration is responsible for leading all aspects of Guayaki's sustainability, impact and regeneration activities. Since...Apply now
ESG & Sustainability Associate
$Competitive + Benefits
Our client, a leading private equity platform based in the US and Europe, is on the search for a Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governa...Apply now
$Competitive + Benefits
ESG Analyst Are you an ESG professional looking to make the next step in your career? Are you excited by the prospect of taking your expertise in...Apply now
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
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
ESG Recruitment | Responsible Investment Recruitment Overview
What we do:
We offer a unique proposition to our clients due to our unrivalled subject matter expertise and global networks, resulting from our explicit focus on the opportunity that sustainability & impact principles represent for investors globally to deliver greater value for themselves, their clients and society as a whole.
We do this by:
Working with investors in public and private markets to augment their business models and human capital to create and then implement investment strategies that deliver a measurable increase in positive impact for every $ invested
Building and developing teams that use impact investing methodologies to directly deploy capital in the most effective way to support our clients stated purpose/mission
Working with investors to develop their research and analytics teams to review potential investments in a holistic context that creates an investment process that acknowledges ‘net positive’ impact status as a long-term driver of performance
Providing access to seed investors and strategic partners/advisers for start-up funds that have a clear positive environmental or social purpose
Dedicating time and resource to build capacity in the market, connecting pioneering individuals whohave deep subject matter expertise and extensive commercial networks with organisations seeking to refine their strategy before entering this market.
Which ESG disciplines do Acre work in?
The ESG and Responsible Investment roles we recruit for are in disciplines such as: