Acre has been pioneering Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability recruitment since 2003. We catalyze the integration of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability in partnership with organisations globally. One of the key specializms we operate in is Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Recruitment.
Executive Search and Recruitment
Acre has an unrivalled track record of placing sustainability strategy & reporting experts who are experienced in driving change. Our global networks and unparalleled expertize are a go-to resource for world-leading organizations.
Contract and Interim
Our sustainability strategy & reporting recruitment team can also provide rapid access to highly experienced professionals for contract and interim roles. Whether you need to drive a specific project or cover an extended absence, we’ll help you quickly engage the right specialist.
We empower companies to develop leadership capabilities within their organizations through behavioural assessment and data-driven development solutions such as coaching and training. Our Acre Frameworks methodology supports sustainability teams to perform better and with purpose.
Liam provided a professional and friendly service. He took time to understand what I wanted, was knowledgeable about the industry and helped me understand if the available opportunities were the right fit.
Catherine was an incredible ally throughout the hiring process. Her expertise and professionalism is only exceeded by her incredible commitment to finding the right fit for her clients. If only all recruiters were as great as those at Acre! Thank you for making hiring such a breeze.
Catherine was excellent! She found great candidates and always responded promptly to our calls or emails. Plus she found us a great candidate whom we are very pleased with.
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 & CSR, climate change, corporate affairs & communications, ESG, impact investing, EHS and energy & clean technology.
Senior Manager, Sustainability - CSRD Programme
£Competitive + Benefits
Are you interested in playing an integral role in the sustainable transformation of one of the world's most iconic luxury goods brands? As Chanel...Apply now
Director of Sustainability
Location: Downtown Chicago, IL Work Type: In-office role, not open to remote Company Overview: Bridge Industrial is a leading and innovative comm...Apply now
Interim TCFD Manager
£60,000 - £70,000
Acre is thrilled to collaborate with a renowned industry frontrunner in the technology sector, celebrated for their dedication to research and inno...Apply now
Chief People Officer
€120,000 - €140,000
GRI: The global leader for impact reporting GRI envisions a sustainable future enabled by transparency and open dialogue about impacts. GRI helps o...Apply now
ESG Reporting Specialist
City of London
Are you an experienced sustainability/ESG professional with a strong understanding of non-financial sustainability/ESG reporting? Are you looking t...Apply now
Senior External Alignment Manager, Standards
Acre is supporting GRI in the recruitment of a Senior External Alignment Manager, Standards Division, to work either hybrid from Amsterdam or remot...Apply now
Director of Sector Standards
Acre is supporting GRI in the recruitment of a Director of Sector Standards to work either hybrid from Amsterdam or remotely (+/-2 hours CET) with ...Apply now
Sustainability Strategy Recruitment | Sustainability Reporting Recruitment Overview
Acre has operated in the field of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Recruitment for over 16 years.
Over this period, we have seen the job function evolve dramatically, moving from being primarily a philanthropic and marketing-led discipline, to one which is integrated commercially into the heart of businesses and used as a lever to generate revenue, mitigate risk and create efficiencies. We have seen the need for Sustainability Strategy & Reporting recruitment professionals grow alongside this, building an extensive database of experienced professionals who focus specifically on reporting.
What Skills and Competencies are required?
We have seen the competencies required for corporate social responsibility professionals develop over time. The modern senior sustainability practitioner is likely to be a change manager, a visionary thinker and a highly inclusive operator. They tend to have capabilities to plan and develop strategy and to measure and report impact. Acre are working in partnership with our in house leadership development tool, Acre Frameworks, to develop a useful competency frameworks to support practitioners in their careers.
Acre surveys the corporate social responsibility and sustainability marketplace every two years in its CR/S Salary Survey which has helped to unravel its evolution for the past 10 years. This includes salary data but much more.
Who do we we work with?
We work with clients across all industry sectors, with a strong focus on partnering with companies with complex supply chains (for instance retailers and consumer goods companies) and clients with particular risks (for instance manufacturing and extractives). We also undertake a good deal of work with the financial industry particularly in relation to responsible investment and ESG projects.
Issues of sustainability span international borders and we operate globally supporting our clients in countries in which they manufacture (for instance Bangladesh, Turkey and China) as well as at corporate HQs often in Europe, North America and Asia. We have built up unrivalled access to candidates around the globe.
We work on permanent recruitment assignments as well as contract and interim assignments. We can also support our clients with consultancy assignments by introducing you to a group of best-in-class sustainability interim consultants and freelancers. Acre also has expertise in delivering executive search projects globally.
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