Associate/Consultant, Climate & Sustainability

Location:

Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, Mountain View/Silicon Valley, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Operations, Strategy, Sustainability

Industries:

Climate & Sustainability

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

Climate change is not a future threat—it’s an immediate one. BCG’s Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.
As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics—across all sectors—to support our clients around the world.

What You'll Do

WHAT WE NEED 

To help tackle climate change, and move to a more sustainable and equitable future, BCG helps clients transform to optimize for societal and business value. Our clients are facing more pressure than ever to rethink their role in society and improve their impact on people and the planet.  BCG is looking for consultants across tenures and topics. Our Climate & Sustainability practice seeks to help our private and public sector clients take on difficult challenges across a range of sectors and topics including natural resources, power & renewables, industrials, consumer goods & retail, and financial institutions. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

At BCG you will become a pivotal member of our team, working alongside some of the world’s top minds on the forefront of climate and sustainability topics. You will collaborate closely with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients across industries on how to equitably achieve their net zero ambitions and reach their sustainability goals. 

To capitalize on the momentum and growth, current openings span levels and areas of expertise, meaning the type of work you will focus in could vary.  

BCG consulting staff help clients to drive value on multiple levels including societal and sustainability value, financial impact, organizational transformation, improved supplier collaboration, and optimized risk management. You will collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds and disciplines, increasing your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives as well as developing new skills and experience to help you at every stage of your career—at BCG and beyond.  

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

YOU'LL BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
  • Master’s degree, MBA or, PhD preferred 
  • Relevant coursework in one or more of the following areas preferred: Data Analytics, Sustainability, Supply Chain, Environmental Science, Carbon Management & Accounting, Engineering
  • Full-time or internship work experience in one or more of the following areas:  
    • Natural Resources: Mining and metals, oil & gas, basic materials and metals, or chemicals operations; carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) commercial strategy and market assessment, greenhouse gas reduction and energy efficiency, net-zero  
    • Power & Renewables: Distributed energy resources (DER), EV vehicles and charging, electrification of industrial processes, onsite electricity generation, corporate renewables procurement 
    • Industrials: Carbon accounting/disclosure and/or hydrogen/fuel cell/e-fuel strategy within chemicals, engineered processed goods, aerospace & defense, automotive, and agriculture. Supply chain experience, clean tech knowledge and low carbon manufacturing experience a plus 
    • Consumer Goods & Retail: Sustainable sourcing & procurement within retail and consumer products, traceability & transparency, regenerative agriculture and food value chains, retail net-zero strategy 
    • Financial Institutions, Private Equity, investing: Sustainable and impact investing strategy, ESG accounting, impact due diligence, ESG integration, net-zero strategy in financial institution setting (private equity, banks, funds, asset management) 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH

Climate change is not a future threat—it is an immediate one. BCG’s Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage. 

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics—across all sectors—to support our clients around the world.
YOU'LL BE BASED IN

We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices. 

YOU'LL BE TRAVELING

Travel is expected and will vary based on project needs.


WHO WE ARE

At BCG, our mission is unlocking the potential of those who advance the world. 

We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and build the capabilities that enable organizations to achieve sustainable advantage. We bring the right people together to question established thinking and drive transformation.  

 At the heart of strategic, organizational, economic, intellectual, societal, and global potential is human potential—and unlocking it is what moves the world forward.  

Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. Joining the BCG family means support, inspiration, flexibility—and countless opportunities to grow and learn. For more information, please visit bcg.com. 

Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law. 

The state of Colorado requires BCG to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to individuals applying to work in our Denver office and takes into account a number of factors. A reasonable estimate of the range for this role is $90,000 - $175,000 dependent on role and experience. 

Date Posted:

08-May-2022

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