Our team are the only dedicated impact investing recruitment specialists globally, with over 15 years of experience in the sector. We support our clients in building teams that not only outperform the markets, but support the transition to a sustainable economy across all areas of investment, distribution, risk and research.
The only specialist
We’re the first and only recruitment consultancy with a team specializing in impact investing and sustainable finance, with a long track record of successful delivery in banking and finance. We bring together expertize 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 impact 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.
"Ian's knowledge of both ESG and the various sections of the finance industry make's him an effective facilitator of search and recruitment. I was surprised by how smooth, amicable and constructive he was able to make the process for all parties."
"Marcel and Sofia were professional during the entire interview/recruitment process. They answered all my questions, and shared my comments and materials with my interviewers. They kept me in the loop during the entire process, and made sure I was comfortable with making the move to my current employer. 10/10, would work with them again."
Find Your Next Challenge
Acre operate globally from our offices in New York, London, and Amsterdam to fill a comprehensive range of jobs across Sustainability, Corporate Affairs, ESG, Health and Safety, Environment and Energy. We work to fill senior, influential positions, as well as a range of high impact mid-level roles.
Product Strategist, ESG
Acre is proud to partner with a leading financial services data provider in an effort to identify a Product Strategist at the Director or Senior Di...Apply now
Marketing Director - ESG
Acre is proud to partner with a leading financial services data provider in an effort to identify a Marketing Director who will oversee the develop...Apply now
Sustainability Analyst, Impact Fund
My client is a dedicated impact bond asset management company. All their investments support the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the global Pa...Apply now
Director of Sustainability
$Competitive Base + Bonus
Acre has partnered with a highly entrepreneurial private equity firm with a strong focus on industrial technology and innovation, in identifying an...Apply now
Client Portfolio Manager
Notre client est un gestionnaire d'actifs européen specialist qui a investi excessivement dans son équipe centrale de recherche sur le développemen...Apply now
Sustainability & ESG Specialist
Acre is delighted to partner with Bregal Investments on a retained basis to appoint a Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) S...Apply now
MD, Natural Capital Investing
We are working with a key client as they seek to further develop their sustainable investing capabilities in private markets by brining on a senior...Apply now
Investor Practices Programme Manager
Acre is pleased to be partnering with the IIGCC (Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change) to aid them in their search for an Investor Pract...Apply now
Climate Finance Director
Acre is delighted to be partnering with one of the leading non-profit organizations focused on climate change investment in appointing a Climate Fi...Apply now
Head of Stewardship
$Competitive + Benefits
Carbon Tracker - Stewardship Carbon Tracker Initiative is an independent financial think tank that carries out in-depth analysis on the impact of...Apply now
Acre is engaged on a retained basis to recruit an Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Manager for the London office of a leading international p...Apply now
Portfolio Manager, Green Bonds
We are currently working with a leading European Asset Manager who currently runs several multi-billion Euro labelled Green Bond funds to find them...Apply now
Outcomes Aligned Incentive Structures for Investment Managers
For this roundtable, and subsequent whitepaper summarising the discussion, we assembled representatives from asset owners, investment managers, family offices, foundations, private equity groups and a responsible remuneration specialist to discuss the potential for outcomes-based investment products to offer an opportunity for investment managers to deliver greater value for their clients.
Impact Investing Recruitment | Service Overview
What we do:
We provide global financial institutions and investors access to the most established network of talent to build teams that not only outperform the markets, but also support the transition to a sustainable economy. We work with talented professionals in all areas of investment, distribution, risk and research as well as influential leaders to help push forward sustainable investment and corporate citizenship agendas. Acre’s pioneering work in responsible investment, sustainable finance and impact investing has created the largest global recruitment network of its kind.
We offer a unique proposition to our clients due to our unrivalled subject matter expertize 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
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 who have deep subject matter expertise and extensive commercial networks with organizations seeking to refine their strategy before entering this market
Hosting and attending events to further deepen our knowledge of this rapidly evolving market and convene panels of experts to catalyze innovation and further understanding amongst mainstream investors
Which ESG disciplines do Acre work in?
The ESG and Responsible Investment roles we recruit for are in disciplines such as:
esg responsible investment sustainable finance recruitment
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28 May 2020
4 Top Tips for Getting a Job in Impact Investment
This blog was originally written by Ethical Compass, an independent engagement agency working exclusively with corporate pension schemes, with advice from Head of Impact Investment at Acre, Ian Povey-Hall. Impact investment is the fastest growing sector of the financial industry. In a 2019 dea...Read more