Tiffany & Co.

  • Manager, Climate & Environment

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/25/2019 2:56 PM)
    Req #
    Global Sustainability and Philanthropy
  • Overview

    The Manager, Climate & Environment works with the Director, Global Sustainability and key internal functions to drive Tiffany’s global energy & climate strategy and the company’s environmental strategy more broadly. The Manager will be responsible for advancing the company’s approach, for developing business cases, and for facilitating cross-functional collaboration to support implementation and help the company achieve its energy, climate and environmental goals. The Manager, Climate & Environment partners with key internal functions such as Real Estate, Finance, Retail, Manufacturing, Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and Responsible Sourcing to provide input on various environmental initiatives, and participates in external engagements and collaborations as relevant. The Manager reports to the Director, Global Sustainability.


    Energy & Climate:

    • Drive and advance the company’s global energy and climate strategy and goals in line with our Net Zero leadership ambitions
    • Monitor trends, developments and innovations in the field, translate these into strategies to evolve the company’s approach and develop new ideas to ensure continued leadership
    • Drive and evolve the company’s work in the following areas:
      • Scope 3 emissions strategy and inventory
      • Global renewable energy and carbon offset strategies (drawing on different mechanisms including vPPAs, green tariffs / utility programs, global energy attributes and RECs, offsets)
      • Climate governance and climate risk assessment and management
    • Provide strategic input and ongoing feedback on the company’s approach in the following areas:
      • Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions mitigation efforts driven by Real Estate
      • Scope 3 reduction efforts, driven by Responsible Sourcing
      • Sustainable building strategies for office, retail and manufacturing, including LEED certification, driven by Real Estate and Manufacturing
    • Translate strategies into plans and initiatives, assess the business case and model impacts, including financials
    • Prepare presentations for and engage with leadership and key internal functions to build buy-in
    • Drive execution of plans and initiatives, in collaboration with key internal functions
    • Lead the company’s approach to climate disclosure and reporting, including:
      • Tracking trends and evolving the current approach
      • Managing annual response to the CDP Climate questionnaire in partnership with Manager, Sustainability Reporting and key internal functions
    • Collaborate with Manager, Sustainability Reporting, to track environmental metrics and progress towards goals


    Other Environmental Aspects:

    • Contribute to the company’s overall global environmental strategy and goals
    • Provide strategic input and feedback on the company’s approach to:
      • Waste reduction and water stewardship efforts
      • Removing deforestation from key supply chains, including sustainable wood and paper sourcing
      • Sustainable packaging
      • Biodiversity & ecosystems impacts


    Strategic Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Work in close collaboration with the Sustainability Team and key internal functions such as Real Estate, Finance, Retail, Manufacturing, Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Responsible Sourcing, Procurement, Manufacturing, Finance and Legal
    • Engage with external partners, including NGOs, and participate in collaborations related to the company’s climate and environmental commitments


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, sustainability, and/or environmental subject area including Climate Change, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Safety and Occupational Health, or similar
    • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience from a CSR/sustainability, energy and climate or similar role in the private sector, an NGO working with business, or a top-tier consulting firm
    • Proven experience managing and executing a private sector organization’s energy & climate strategy to reduce climate impacts, including:
      • Sustainable building practices
      • Scope 3 emissions strategy and inventory
      • Renewable energy and carbon offset strategies
      • Climate governance and climate risk assessment and management
    • Excellent grasp of sustainability, environmental and climate-related concepts and issues more broadly, including energy and climate strategies and best practices, sustainable building strategies, science-based targets, climate risk assessment and management, GHG accounting, Carbon Disclosure Project, Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure, other emerging trends and concepts
    • Proven ability to develop business cases, model impacts, including financial implications, and build buy-in and climate competency
    • Familiarity with academic, government and NGOs active in the climate change and environmental ecosystem
    • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, can synthesize information and offer recommendations/solutions
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills for interaction with leadership and key internal functions
    • Takes initiative and demonstrates ownership, works independently
    • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
    • Fluent in both written and conversational English
    • Ability to undertake business travel
    • Microsoft office skills are critical
    • Team player

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree 
    • Experience working in a luxury or other retail company with high-profile consumer brands



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