Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Reference BBBH11266_1600788772

Acre is delighted to be working in exclusive partnership with EdenTree Investment Management (EdenTree) to appoint a Responsible Investment Analyst to join their award-winning investment team. EdenTree launched its first responsible investment fund over thirty years ago in 1988 and have been public proponents of responsible investing ever since. EdenTree are proud of their 30 year track-record of successfully managing funds and discretionary mandates for charities, foundations and institutions with responsible investment at their core.

EdenTree is an asset manager with a difference. They are part of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, a unique financial services company whose purpose is to contribute to the greater good of society whilst delivering a sustainable return to their ultimate charity parent, Allchurches Trust Limited.

The successful candidate has the potential to specialise in social issues, such as human rights, labour welfare and equality, Just Transition theory or impact investing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out detailed analytical environment, social and governance (ESG) research on companies to inform decision making on potential and existing investments for the funds

  • Assist and instigate engagement and stewardship initiatives with companies held in the funds, and build relationships to support the monitoring of ESG performance

  • Assist, prepare and contribute to client presentations, pitches, reviews, business development opportunities and support the EdenTree RI Advisory Panel

  • Keep ahead of industry trends and changes and proactively develop 'thought leadership' in these areas with a view to maintaining EdenTree's position as a leader in responsible investing

We welcome applicants from a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience in areas such as sustainability / ESG consulting, social policy or ESG analysis. Skills and experience

  • Analytical and evaluation skills, the ability to assess and interpret complex information

  • High level communication, relationship building and presentation skills

  • A commercial mindset in understanding how sustainability drivers contribute to busines performance

  • An interest or understanding of financial markets

  • Self-motivated and collegiate

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly regarded and agile RI team. EdenTree is a responsible and sustainable investment manager with a strong heritage of delivering profits with principles.