By Alicia Chin  · February 6



About the Organization

Owens Corning has touched your life in more ways than you know. From composites that make your car lighter, stronger and more efficient, to innovative roofing products and energy-efficient insulation, our products play a role in thousands of applications worldwide. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2013, Owens Corning is the market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.2 billion in 2012. A Fortune® 500 company for 59 consecutive years, our cutting-edge innovations continue to enhance lives and the communities in which we live, work and play. From our headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, we have a global presence with about 15,000 employees spanning 27 countries reaching across five continents. Discover Owens Corning opportunities that will transform your career today. Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com .

By Alicia Chin  · January 23



Organization

BSR works with its global network of over 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. We are proud to say that we have a team of some of the most talented and motivated people in the industry working in our offices around the globe with offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Copenhagen, San Francisco and São Paulo.

Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s more than 20 years of leadership in sustainability.

 

Position Overview

BSR is seeking talented student professionals who are currently enrolled in a leading master’s degree program to join our New York and San Francisco teams in 2014. Internship candidates should have a strong interest in working with companies to integrate sustainability into business strategies and further BSR’s mission to create a just and sustainable world. We have 2 openings in San Francisco and 2 openings in New York.

By Matthew Seiler  · January 17



Job Description 

Brief Description of the Organization

 The Global Function units at Citi include Audit & Risk Review, Compliance, Control & Emerging Risk, AML, Citi Security and Investigative Services (CSIS), Finance, Strategy, M&A, Investor Relations, Global Public Affairs, Human Resources, Legal, Risk Management, Global Community Development and Microfinance. These functions provide critical support to the Citi business units. Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and private banking. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com.  
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Sustainability-14000081Description

By Kaitlin Paulson  · January 15



Location: South Burlington, VT

About the Organization

A leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) is recognized for its award-winning coffees, innovative Keurig® brewing technology, and environmentally and socially responsible business practices.

GMCR Keurig’s multi-brand portfolio and multichannel distribution strategy is aimed at changing the way consumers prepare and enjoy coffee and other beverages, both at home and in the workplace. The company’s Keurig® Single Cup Brewing Systems, embodied by a premium brewer portfolio and an expanding family of quality beverage brands, provides consumers the benefits of convenience, variety, and consistent great taste. In all, GMCR Keurig sources, produces, and sells more than 30 brands and 250 varieties of coffee, cocoa, teas, and other specialty beverages through a multi-channel distribution strategy intended to provide widespread exposure to our portfolio of products. The company has strong partnerships with leading beverage brands including Starbucks®, Dunkin’ Donuts®, Folgers®, Newman’s Own® Organics, among others. Increasingly, the company is exploring global opportunities for its products.

By Alicia Chin  · January 13



The Sustainability Program Manager Intern will help support a diverse array of sustainability projects across the company, with a particular emphasis on projects related to Facebook’s data center and server infrastructure. 

This position is ideal for someone with a strong quantitative background and a passion for sustainability. The Sustainability Program Manager Intern will help evaluate Facebook’s existing sustainability programs, identify opportunities to improve, and drive support programs and projects with significant impact. This will require interacting with key stakeholders in other groups throughout the company. Responsibilities Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -Support reviews of sustainability performance with business groups across the company. -Analyze and identify opportunities to take sustainability for our buildings (especially data centers) to the next level. -Propose and help run internal communication and engagement initiatives to contextualize sustainability data and make it “real” for Facebook employees. Requirements A strong quantitative background is required for this position. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential. Proficiency with Excel, and/or other tools for data analytics is required. A successful candidate will be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, and will have strong project management experience. Pursuing Bachelor's degree in sustainability or related field (environmental sciences, engineering, or other technical field preferred) Obtaining MBA (first year) OR Masters degree in sustainability or related field preferred Experience with corporate sustainability, including carbon accounting, building science, energy management, architecture, sustainable construction, or related fields is preferred. ?How to Apply https://www.facebook.com/careers/department?dept=interns&req=a0IA000000Cxt7mMAB  

By Kaitlin Paulson  · January 9



Where: Chicago, IL

About the Organization

ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, and among the nation’s leaders. We develop and lead successful strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business deal making with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of 47 talented public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, policy advocates and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our communities. ELPC’s headquarters is in Chicago, along with six additional offices in Midwest and Washington D.C. ELPC started in 1993 and has a $6.75 million annual budget. Please see www.elpc.org.

By Kaitlin Paulson  · December 4, 2013



About the Organization

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) is one of the largest providers of business processing and cloud-based solutions – including payroll, talent management, human resource management, benefits administration and time and attendance – to employers and automotive dealerships around the world. We build configurable solutions that can fit your organization's unique goals and increase your productivity.

About the Role

The Director, Sustainability Measurement and Analytics is responsible for the collection, reporting and analysis of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) data across ADP’s System to enable the development of credible and robust global sustainability targets and measurement. The individual will work with the various business functions to aggregate sustainability metrics to complete required Surveys and demonstrate progress towards sustainability targets. This individual serves as the key liaison with IT project managers, procurement and Finance in the development and/or selection of a new data consolidation approach/system, and will be the key contact with internal and external auditors in the eventual assurance of our sustainability data, and will work closely with the Sr. Director, Global Engagement Solutions and the CSR Task Force to support CSR reporting.

By Alicia Chin  · December 1, 2013



About the Organization

Consumers around the world enjoy Kellogg Company products, one of which -Kellogg's Corn Flakes®- has been part of a wholesome, delicious morning for more than a century. Our company began with only 44 employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1906. Today we manufacture in 18 countries and sell our products in more than 180 countries around the world. For more than 100 years, innovation and our commitment to being the best in the categories in which we compete has guided our Company. From being the first company to offer premiums in our cereal boxes to being the first to fortify our cereals, Kellogg has historically been a leader in industry, innovation and marketing. Our founder, W.K. Kellogg, had a strong commitment to nutrition, health and quality. His vision continues to drive improvement in our products and processes, with the goal of providing great-tasting, nutritious products that meet the most rigorous quality standards. With 2011 sales of more than $13 billion, Kellogg Company is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Company's brands include Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Austin®, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farms®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island® & Pringles®.

By Alicia Chin  · November 17, 2013



About the Organization

At The Coca-Cola Company, we have a point of view on sustainability.

It’s inherent to who we are and how we operate. And, by clearly articulating our point of view, we can speak with one voice, and make decisions about where to invest and where to focus our efforts. For over 125 years, we have been committed to being a positive force in people’s lives. Today, this drive compels us to do business smarter—to work “leaner and greener.” It gives us opportunities to lead and inspire others.

As a company, we see the future through three lenses—people, communities and the environment. We understand that the impact we make in these areas defines our ability to grow. That’s why we’re focusing our efforts on the biggest challenges in these areas— including obesity, economic development and water. For this reason, we are working to embed sustainability-minded innovations into every aspect of our business.

By Alicia Chin  · November 2, 2013



About the Organization

Accelerate your career as you help reinvent the value and impact of information for business everywhere. At EMC, we are leading customers on their journey to cloud computing by enabling them to store, manage, protect and analyze their information assets in a more agile, trusted and cost-effective way. If you are passionate about technology and want to be part of the information management revolution, join more than 50,000+ EMCers around the world who are leading the journey to the cloud.  Global Product Operations is a 2600 person, globally diverse organization comprising of manufacturing, logistics, hardware development, and global supply chain operations. We pride ourselves on global inclusion, operational excellence, world class execution and process innovation. We provide world class business solutions and services that create a competitive advantage for our internal and external partners. Our facilities span three Manufacturing plants, three Centers of Excellence, and 11 Logistics Centers across the globe.  The GPO Organization offers a wide range of opportunities for technicians, engineers, program managers, analysts and planners, among others. GPO offers a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment that encourages personal and professional growth, fosters teamwork, and rewards results. 

By Kaitlin Paulson  · October 29, 2013



Location: Fort Collins, CO

About the Role

The City of Fort Collins, Colorado has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced manager to lead and manage the Social Sustainability Department. Under the direction of the Chief Sustainability Officer, the Director will be responsible for providing leadership and vision, as well as management and supervision of the Social Sustainability Department, which is one of three departments within Sustainability Services. Social Sustainability is a new area of focus for the City, and includes but is not limited to: affordable housing, human services, local food production, homelessness, and early childhood care. A primary task of the Department is to integrate social sustainability into the City’s strategic planning efforts as well as the day-to-day work that the City does. The Director will manage and provide oversight of short- and long-term plans and studies, as well as oversight of a funding process that includes over $2M/year in grants and loans to affordable housing developers and human service agencies.

By Alicia Chin  · October 29, 2013



About the Organization

Green Seal develops science-based programs to empower consumers, purchasers, and companies to create a more sustainable world. Green Seal was founded in 1989.

Its two major programs include Standard Development and Certification - certifying sustainability leaders in manufacturing, hotels, restaurants, and cleaning services.

Green Seal is located in Washington, DC, Lexington, NC, and Madison Wisconsin.

About the Position

Green Seal is recruiting for several in-office (Washington, DC) or virtual interns (any location). This an unpaid internship. We recruit undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals for internships.

Our admissions are rolling - so we are currently accepting applications for internships beginning in October, November, or December - which will last four months. Spring and Summer internships are also available. Please specify when you wish to begin your internship in your cover letter.

By Kaitlin Paulson  · October 13, 2013



Location: Chicago, IL

About the Organization

The Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) is a peer-to-peer network of 120 local government professionals from cities across the United States and Canada dedicated to creating a healthier environment, economic prosperity, and increased social equity. Our dynamic network enables sustainability directors and staff to share best practices and accelerate the application of good ideas across North America. USDN is a project of the Global Philanthropy Partnership (GPP).

About the Position

The Managing Director is responsible for running the operations of the USDN while sustaining high member satisfaction, facilitating peer exchange and collaboration, shaping and supporting the strategic decisions of the network, enlisting the talents of members to address common problems and opportunities, and fostering high value relationships with external partners for member collaborative projects.


By Kaitlin Paulson  · October 13, 2013



Location: Portland, OR

About the Organization

Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be.

About the Position

The Business Integration team is one amongst four teams that make up the global SB&I function at Nike. The Business Integration team is tasked with accelerating the integration of sustainability across the business and enabling scale by hardwiring best practices in business operations. The Business Integration function consists of four sub-teams, the Strategic Planning team, Performance Management team, SB&I Business Operations team, and the Sustainability Analytics COE. As the Advanced Sustainability Analytics Sr. Manager, you'll be part of the Advanced Sustainability Analytics team within the Sustainability Analytics COE in SB&I's Business Integration function.

The goal of the Advanced Sustainable Analytics Team is to provide trusted, fact based analysis to inform better business decisions that make Nike more profitable and sustainable. As our Advanced Sustainability Analytics Sr. Manager/ Sustainability Expert, you will combine a deep understanding of business, products and processes with advanced sustainability analytical techniques to provide easily understood insights and recommendations to key decision makers. You will creatively mesh sustainability principles with your limitless curiosity and powerful analytical skills to recommend workable solutions to key sustainability challenges. Examples of the project driven work will include; utilizing Life Cycle Assessment techniques to identify Nike's key sustainability impacts and the leverage points to reduce them, accurately portraying the environmental and social dimensions of business decisions, applying sustainability expertise to provide fact-based analysis and recommendations to reduce significant impacts ( energy/ CO2, water, waste, toxics, labor) to Nike's business , and acting as the sustainability researcher/ advisor on a variety of project teams. Experience Required:

By Alicia Chin  · October 4, 2013



About the Organization

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. Be part of what’s next! Join 3M – follow us @3MCareers and learn more at YouTube.com/3MCareers.

About the Position

An exciting opportunity awaits a passionate and inspired leader to assume a central leadership role in driving 3M growth via Sustainability. Earlier this year, 3M established the Center of Excellence in Sustainability to better focus on helping our customers solve their Sustainability challenges and more strongly engage employees. This new role is part of a small, dedicated core of individuals who work across 3M to drive new growth by building a strong new product pipeline and establishing effective product positioning for Sustainability differentiation. The successful candidate will have a central global role working with 3M businesses and regions to develop and implement a social Sustainability strategy, manage employee engagement as it relates to Sustainability, and guide development and management of 3M’s brand, reputation, and communications for Sustainability.

By Alicia Chin  · September 28, 2013



About the Organization

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life. 

About the Position

EDF Climate Corps (www.edfclimatecorps.org) places top-tier graduate students in companies, cities, and universities to build and deliver customized energy management strategies and solutions.. Working directly with staff from operations, finance and sustainability departments, EDF Climate Corps fellows spend 10-12 weeks as energy problem solvers and organizational change agents. Participating host organizations are at different points along the path of developing an overall greenhouse gas and energy management strategy. Depending on the host’s needs and opportunities, EDF Climate Corps fellowships can focus on a wide range of projects, from developing specific energy investment recommendations, to broader strategy work such as goal setting or employee engagement. . Each fellow is uniquely matched with a host organization based on the organization type and project focus, and the fellow’s unique skills and experience. EDF Climate Corps is a one-of-a-kind fellowship that will give you invaluable on-the-ground experience in driving environmentally-focused initiatives from within an organization. In addition, EDF Climate Corps allows fellows to grow their network of sustainability professionals exponentially with established relationships with 100+ other fellows, 6 years of EDF Climate Corps alumni, EDF experts and contacts at host organizations to help you throughout your career. Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed nearly 400 fellows who have uncovered efficiencies that could save over $1.2 billion in net operating costs and cut the annual energy use of 150,000 homes. Past EDF Climate Corps hosts include organizations such as Google, Adidas, General Motors, Smithsonian Institution, City of Los Angeles, Chicago Public Schools and over 250 other companies and public institutions. Selected duties may include: Developing a baseline of the organization’s existing energy usage through gathering detailed data on current energy consumption, interviews with key employees and outside vendors and professional energy audits. Identifying, analyzing and prioritizing energy efficiency and energy management opportunities. Modeling the financial and environmental impact, cost savings and performance enhancements of energy investments in various building systems Presenting the business case for new programs, strategic goals and initiatives, and energy investments to senior management and aligning with the organization’s broader values, priorities and objectives. Advising on overall greenhouse gas management and sustainability strategies, including how to implement new initiatives and technologies and educate, engage and drive behavioral and operational change amongst building occupants. Creating models or tools to support energy management decision making or benchmarking.

By Alicia Chin  · September 28, 2013



About the Company

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business and technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification. As an objective and impartial knowledge-based company, we advise and support organizations along the energy value chain: producers, suppliers & end-users of energy, equipment manufacturers, as well as government bodies, corporations and non-governmental organizations. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is part of DNV, a global provider of services for managing risk with more than 10,000 employees in over 100 countries.

About the Position

DNV KEMA's Sustainable Use Services group is seeking a capable and experienced individual to join as a Sustainability Project Manager to provide business development, leadership, and consulting on sustainable buildings and communities projects. Our services include LEED consulting, commissioning, energy modeling, sustainability policy and program development, program implementation, and technical consulting. We are highly accomplished with all LEED systems (BD+C, ID+C, EB: O+M, and ND). This position is located in our Oakland, CA office.

By Alicia Chin  · September 21, 2013



About the Organization

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. 

About the Position

The Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability will be a key staffer on the development of strategic CSR and sustainability priorities. The role will include creating, planning and executing cause programs and projects, working across the company and with outside partners to integrate best practices. The manager is expected to work across digital platforms and also be involved in scaling up programs by developing current and relevant web strategy and solutions. This position will also be responsible for moving our environmental sustainability priorities and strategy forward, with a focus on energy management. 

By Alicia Chin  · April 28, 2013



About the Organization

Clean Energy Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, based in Ann Arbor, MI, dedicated to promoting clean energy technologies as a way to create healthier, energy independent communities. 

As practical, objective advisers, we can help. We help people and organizations become more energy independent by building public and private partnerships to accelerate change and build healthier communities.

Our deep understanding of environmental issues and clean energy technologies, along with our committed partners and access to capital, allows us to develop custom-tailored solutions for each client.

In addition, our expertise in all facets of program design and delivery, careful stewardship of resources, nonprofit status and track record of accomplishment makes us a valuable collaborator for any individual or group interested in helping solve Michigan’s energy challenges. About the Position


By Alicia Chin  · April 23, 2013



About the Organization

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly visitors, and over 100 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com . TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors. About the Internship

T rip Advisor, LLC is seeking a Responsible Travel (Corporate Sustainability) intern to work in our Newton, Massachusetts office. This role will be full-time (40 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks) for the dates of late May/early June through the end of August 2013. We are looking for students who would like to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced web environment. 

By Alicia Chin  · April 20, 2013



About the Organization

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 375 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a member-driven organization engaged in issues impacting both the economic health and quality of life in the Silicon Valley region, including housing, transportation, environment, energy, education, taxation and health care. About the Position

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (Leadership Group) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as Director of Energy. In this role, you will help the Leadership Group’s members and partners define and carry out energy-related policy, programs and events. You will also advocate for reliable, high quality, environmentally sensitive and competitively priced power in a transparent, market-based system that maximizes innovation and customer choice for the benefit of all Californians.

By Alicia Chin  · April 10, 2013



About the Organization

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S.News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. 2,000 physicians and scientists practice in and conduct research in more than 120 medical specialties and annually provide for more than 4.2 million patient visits.

In addition to the main hospital, family health centers (some with surgical suites) are located throughout Northeast Ohio. For Floridians in need of medical care, Cleveland Clinic Florida offers inpatient, outpatient and emergency services.

For more than a decade, Cleveland Clinic community hospitals; Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lakewood Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital and affiliate Ashtabula County Medical Center have brought the Greater Cleveland area world-class Cleveland Clinic care while maintaining a passionate commitment to the communities they serve. Under the leadership of Cleveland Clinic, our community hospitals work together to provide the level of care, attention and service our patients expect from us. About the Position

By Anonymous  · March 30, 2013



About the Organization

ecoPartners works with landowners and project developers to build successful forest carbon offset projects. ecoPartners specializes in the technical aspects of project design, planning and development: remote sensing, biometrics and accounting methodologies. 

In the U.S., ecoPartners is working with numerous landowners to implement sustainable forest management practices and to monetize the resulting carbon sequestration value. ecoPartners is actively developing projects in California, Mississippi, Louisiana, Minnesota and West Virginia. 

Internationally, ecoPartners has served as technical consultant for approximately half of all validated and verified REDD projects to date, accounting for over 6 million tonnes of verified reductions on 460,000 hectares. About the Internship

The Summer Associate will perform spatial analysis tasks on behalf of our clients engaged in forest carbon project development. Work involves analyzing deforestation using ArcMap, acquiring historical satellite imagery, compiling data for analysis, documenting work products and assisting with project development.




About the Organization

The Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), a project of Community Initiatives, is a member-driven non-profit organization that enables Bay Area business leaders to share best practices and establish strong relationships in the effort to reduce GHG emissions within their companies. BC3 members range in size from global corporations to local small businesses and from industries including health care, hospitality, architecture, and environmental consulting. For more information about BC3, please visit our website: http://www.bc3sfbay.org/ . About the Internship

BC3 is looking for an intern who is passionate about climate solutions, eager to learn, and has a desire to establish themselves in the San Francisco Environmental community. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with good project management skills to assist in every level of running the BC3 Program. A track record of independent thinking, significant responsibility in previous jobs, and a problem-solver attitude are a must. Experience in climate action planning or policy, sustainability and / or business management are also valuable. Candidates should have basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and must be available to work 35-40 hours per week for three months. Understanding of greenhouse gas reporting, green building practices, climate change policy, sustainable business practices, energy policy, local government and other related areas is a significant plus. Familiarity with Google Apps, Salesforce, Constant Contact, and Weebly is also desired. Applicants should have excellent networking skills, and be comfortable conversing with a range of individuals from various sectors, including high-level municipal staff and business leaders Responsibilities

By Alicia Chin  · March 21, 2013



About the Organization

EcoPlanet Bamboo owns and manages certified bamboo plantations globally. As part of the Company’s operations in the Eastern Cape of South Africa are two non plantation subsidiaries:
• EcoPlanet Core Carbon is a green manufacturing entity focused on the production of activated carbon, with smaller volumes of charcoal and torrefied pellets also produced.
• EcoPlanet Biomass Labs is a state of the art R&D and testing facility, focused on the proximate and ultimate analysis of biomass for global energy markets.

In the interim until the bamboo from EcoPlanet Bamboo Southern Africa’s plantations reaches maturity, these entities are focused on the use of sawmill offcuts of species classified as invasive under South African law (pine, eucalyptus and black wattle). About the Internship

EcoPlanet Bamboo has an opportunity for a Fellow to join the Company for a period of 3 months to assist with the following aspects:




About the Organization

Wholesome Wave is a laboratory for innovative programs that build a healthier food system. We are a national 501(c)3 organization working to promote affordable access to fresh, healthy foods in a way that supports small-midsize farms and reaches low-income consumers. We work with a network of field partners, farm-to-retail venues, policymakers, community leaders, healthcare providers and aligned nonprofits to implement innovative programs that change behavior in low-income shoppers and grow regional farm enterprises.

Our work impacts retail and institutional channels, reaching 300+ sites in 25 states, touching 2,500 farmers across the U.S. 

Please visit www.wholesomewave.org for more information. About the Internship

Wholesome Wave is looking for a Fellow to work with our Investments team on analyzing and supporting investment into growing farm & food enterprises. 

It is our goal to expand the infrastructure supporting “local food” so regional farms can more reliably, safely and efficiently source product to institutional buyers like hospitals, schools and large dining outlets. Though retail demand for locally grown food has exploded, simple, consistent, and reliable local sourcing remains problematic for institutional buyers, largely due to challenges with wholesale logistics, distribution and marketing.

By Arianne Tjio  · February 26, 2013



About the Organization

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is a non-profit organization that works to transform the health sector worldwide, without compromising patient safety or care, so that it becomes ecologically sustainable and a leading advocate for environmental health and justice. HCWH has offices in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia, and works with health professionals, hospitals, health systems, ministries of health and international organizations. (www.noharm.org)

Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH), a project of HCWH, is a new worldwide network of hospitals and health systems committed to implementing a ten goal sustainability agenda. GGHH serves as a learning community for members to share best practices, while accessing tools and resources to implement change. (www.greenhospitals.net ). GGHH is currently building a social media platform that will serve to connect members, while catalyzing greater participation, engagement, collaboration and innovation around the world. About the Job

By Arianne Tjio  · February 12, 2013



About the Role

The Environmental Law and Policy Center (“ELPC”) seeks to hire two M.B.A. students for Sustainable Business Internship positions in our Chicago office starting in June 2013. The full-time Sustainable Business interns will work with ELPC multidisciplinary project teams of senior attorney, public policy and scientist professionals on sustainability projects developing clean renewable energy and energy efficiency, advancing innovative transportation strategies and preserving vital natural resources. One of ELPC’s core principles is that job creation, economic growth and environmental progress can be achieved together through smart public policies and sustainability initiatives. About the Organization

ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, and among the nation’s leaders. We develop and lead successful strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business deal making with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of 46 talented public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, policy advocates and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our communities. ELPC’s headquarters is in Chicago, along with six additional offices in Midwest and Washington D.C. ELPC started in 1993 and has a $6.5 million annual budget. Please seewww.elpc.org. Responsibilities

By Arianne Tjio  · February 12, 2013



About the Organization

Generation is Breakthrough Institute’s young leaders initiative, founded in 2007 to foster the development of a new generation of thinkers and writers capable of finding pragmatic new solutions to today’s greatest challenges in the areas of energy, economy, and environment. About the Fellowship

Every summer from June to August, Generation offers a small number of paid, highly competitive, ten-week fellowships to recent college graduates and postgraduates from around the world.

The first two weeks are dedicated to Breakthrough Bootcamp, an intellectual crash course involving intensive reading, writing, and an expert lecture series designed to provide a grounding in the broad-spectrum thinking that informs Breakthrough's policy agenda. Topics covered include modernization theory, social psychology, aspirational politics and philosophy, economics and innovation policy, and technology policy.

For the remainder of the fellowship, fellows work in small teams divided between three program areas: Energy & ClimateConservation & Development, and Economic Growth & Innovation. Supervised by policy staff, fellows produce policy white papers, reports, and memos. Previous projects (for a full list, click here) have been featured in the New York Times , Newsweek , Time Magazine , the Financial Times , the Wall Street Journal , the Harvard Law and Policy Journal , among others, as well as in Congressional testimony.

By Arianne Tjio  · January 23, 2013



About the Organization

ecoAmerica is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that uses consumer research and strategic partnerships to create large-scale engagement programs that build awareness, understanding and action for climate and sustainability solutions among mainstream Americans. Founded in 2005, we have a core expertise in consumer marketing and focus on building the base for climate and sustainability solutions by connecting them to the core values and day-to-day concerns of Americans. Further information on our organization and programs is available at www.ecoamerica.org.

MomentUs is a new strategic organizing initiative that will focus on the visible impacts of climate change to engage the American public in preparedness and mitigation. It will help catalyze a game-changing increase in institutional and public support to help America become better prepared to minimize the risks and maximize opportunities of our changing climate. MomentUs will create and support a diverse, inclusive network of organizations from local to national levels across America, and build leadership and collaboration on climate solutions among seven sectors: business, health, faith/conservatives, higher education, “green,” and municipalities. It will employ research and engage network of leaders to implement a broad, principles-based campaign to build support for climate policy. Job Description

By Jill Laskowski  · January 19, 2013



The Environmental Law and Policy Center (“ELPC”) seeks to hire two M.B.A. students for Sustainable Business Internship positions in our Chicago office starting in June 2013. The full-time Sustainable Business interns will work with ELPC multidisciplinary project teams of senior attorney, public policy and scientist professionals on sustainability projects developing clean renewable energy and energy efficiency, advancing innovative transportation strategies and preserving vital natural resources. One of ELPC’s core principles is that job creation, economic growth and environmental progress can be achieved together through smart public policies and sustainability initiatives. ORGANIZATION :  

ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, and among the nation’s leaders. We develop and lead successful strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business deal making with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of 46 talented public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, policy advocates and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our communities. ELPC’s headquarters is in Chicago, along with six additional offices in Midwest and Washington D.C. ELPC started in 1993 and has a $6.5 million annual budget. Please seewww.elpc.org. RESPONSIBILITIES :  




Location: Columbia Falls, MT

About the Organization

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is proud to be awarded the concessions contract for Glacier National Park. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Xanterra is the largest national park concessioner in the country with more than 7,500 employees worldwide. Known for its “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint,” Xanterra’s operations include lodges, restaurants, tours and activities in national and state parks and resorts as well as a cruise line, railway and tour operator. And now we are now privileged to include Glacier National Park in our family of national treasures.

About the Role

The fundamental responsibilities of the Director of Sustainability are: develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive multi-media environmental strategies and programs for Xanterra Parks & Resorts’ Glacier National Park lodging, retail, restaurant, transportation, and hospitality operations while maintaining alignment with Xanterra’s Mission statement and Values.