Internship - CDP Japan Team

Carbon Disclosure Project, Tokyo, Japan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Internship
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th January, 2021


Job Description

About the Organization:

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an organisation based in the United Kingdom which supports companies and cities to disclose the environmental impact of major corporations. They aim to make environmental reporting and risk management a business norm, and drive disclosure, insight and action towards a sustainable economy. Since 2002 over 8,400 companies have publicly disclosed environmental information through CDP.

Are you passionate about the environment and tackling climate change, deforestation and the water crisis? Do you want to make a difference? Are you looking to start your career in the environmental sector? CDP, one of the world’s leading Environmental charities, is seeking an individual to support CDP’s corporate engagement work and CDP’s Cities, States and Regions (CStaR) work in Japan. In this role, you will support companies and sub-national governments in the process of disclosing their environmental data.

About Corporate Engagement: Companies that measure their environmental risks are better able to manage them strategically. Also, companies that disclose environmental information to investors and purchasers are better able to manage their relationships with their stakeholders. Last year, over 8,400 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP. Our team engages with and supports companies in the process of disclosing their data to CDP.

About CStaR: Cities, States and Regions that measure their environmental risks are better able to manage emissions, build resilience, protect themselves from climate impacts and create better places for people to live and work. Last year, over 920 cities, states and regions disclosed their environmental data through CDP and ICLEI’s unified reporting system. Our team engages with all types of sub-national governments in order to advance their climate actions.

Your role includes:

  • Supporting managers in engaging with companies to drive environmental management throughout the disclosure phase of CDP’s reporting platforms;
  • Supporting the team on various projects including communication with companies;
  • Engaging directly with cities, states and regions representatives to entice them to disclose;
  • Supporting the team with updating cities, states and regions contacts;
  • Creating relevant engagement materials and contents;
  • Assisting the team to hold events;
  • Identifying relevant events and speaking opportunities;
  • Supporting project applications and grant reporting;
  • Providing general research and administrative support as required;
  • Assisting with ad-hoc tasks as required.

Your profile:

  • Enrolled student in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program at Japanese university;
  • Passionate about Sustainable Development and connected topics, such as Climate Change, Water Management and Forest protection;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (esp. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and understanding of database architecture;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams;
  • Highly competent spoken and written English and Japanese.
  • Eligible for working in Japan.

What we offer:

  • Exciting and challenging tasks in an international team;
  • Flexible working arrangement;
  • Internship compensation;
  • Expenses paid.

The successful candidate will work two or three days per week. The internship will last for eight months and the intern will work with and report to the respective program manager.

Source:https://www.cdp.net/en/info/careers/japan-team-internship


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