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Sustainability Intern
Corporate Citizenship is a team with a shared mission to harness the power of business to create a better future for everyone. We advise companies on the action they can take to have a positive impact on society and the planet. Our mission is to deliver world-class strategic and technical services that enable companies to accelerate their sustainability performance toward a future where our society and the planet can thrive. We are looking for an intern who is interested in what we do and is able to support our UK-based team in our global communications activity. The position is for a fixed term period of six months. 

Our clients are some of the largest and most influential brands in the world, spanning consumer goods and legal companies to extractives and pharmaceutical firms. As the London team we work globally with our 70+ colleagues around the world, including our teams in the USA, Chile, Australia and Singapore. Corporate Citizenship has recently become part of SLR Consulting, where we operate as Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Advisory experts. 

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. SLR are a consultancy with over 1800 staff across 5 regions – including over 600 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 


Please note the position is for a full-time role with Corporate Citizenship for a fixed term period of six months, starting in January 2022. For further information about Corporate Citizenship please view their website: 

SLR will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position. To apply for this position please submit your application at: SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap. 

When submitting your application, please answer the following questions in a covering letter:

1.    Tell us about a societal or environmental issue that you care about.  Why is it important and what would you like to see happen to help solve it? This could be anything, from climate change to animal welfare, diversity to food poverty. (max 250 words) 
2.    Tell us about a business that you think is helping to improve society or the environment. What are they doing that you think is great? (max 250 words) 
3.    Why would you like to work within this role compiling the daily media briefing of sustainability news and events? (max 250 words) 

We would also be interested to see any examples of work you are particularly proud of, please submit links to these and/or extracts within your cover letter when applying. 
Your duties and responsibilities: 

You will support Corporate Citizenship’s London-based ESG advisory team with a primary focus on compiling the daily media briefing of sustainability news and events for the Corporate Citizenship Briefing (CCB) and associated website With support from the CCB editor you will select the top stories and draft the briefing each day. 

CCB is the leading newsletter in the corporate responsibility and sustainable business sector. It provides the latest news about the big issues businesses face, such as climate change, ocean plastics, human rights, diversity and employee wellbeing, for our influential and growing readership. 

As an intern, beyond the Briefing, you will also have the opportunity to get involved in our client projects, where you will gain experience across the various services that we offer within corporate responsibility and sustainable business. In addition, you will provide marketing communications and administrative support to the wider team. 
What you will bring to the role: 

•    A keen interest in societal and environmental issues and the difference business can make in this area
•    Strong research and writing skills
•    Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative when working independently 
•    Enthusiasm and creativity
•    Excellent communication skills – written, oral, presentation
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