World Resource Institute is hiring a
**This position is remote-eligible and only for consideration within the United States where WRI is state registered. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.
About the Program:**
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is the world’s leading authority and international standard setter on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting. Over 92% of Fortune 500 companies that report emissions data to CDP use the GHG Protocol to do so. Building on a 20-year partnership between World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), GHG Protocol works with governments, industry associations, NGOs, businesses and other organizations. In 2016, 92% of Fortune 500 companies responding to the CDP used GHG Protocol to account for their emissions. The GHG Protocol also provides standards, tools and online training to help countries and cities track progress towards their climate goals.
As the Scope 3 Manager, you will manage the process to develop updates or additional guidance for the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 3 Standard and Scope 3 Calculation Guidance. The scope of updates is dependent on needs identified through a global scoping survey currently underway. You will manage the development of the standards updates through a global multi-stakeholder process. You will work as part of a dynamic team and support the work of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol more generally as needs arise. You will report to the GHG Protocol Deputy Director.
What you will do:
Develop updates, additional guidance, calculation tools and/or additional resources for GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard and Scope 3 Calculation Guidance (50% time)**
Oversee and maintain GHG Protocol tools, data and resources to promote adoption and effective use of the GHG Protocol Scope 3 Standard by businesses and other organizations (30% time)
Provide outreach, technical support and training resources to promote adoption and effective use of the GHG Protocol Scope 3 Standard by businesses and other organizations (20% time)
What you will need:
116,000 USD – 139,ooo USD. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors. WRI offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered. What we offer:
Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
Our mission and values:
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.
Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.
Our Human Resources team carefully reviews all applications.