Executive Vice President, Impact

Ref: 5373

Environmental Defense Fund

Flexible location

Role Managed by:

Jehivian Hernandez

Research Associate

Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit and Social Impact Practice

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/10/2021

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Environmental Defense Fund | Appointment of Executive Vice President, Impact

 

EDF envisions a world in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected to the environmental challenges we face and are engaged in creating durable, equitable solutions. EDF operates in over 20 countries around the world, with a track record of using rigorous science and economics, spanning political divides, mobilizing public support, and catalyzing innovation and investments to create solutions that are practical and implementable today. 

EDF now seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, leader of leaders to join our senior team as our first Executive Vice President, Impact (EVP Impact). Reporting to Amanda Leland, Executive Director, the EVP, Impact is responsible for leading EDF’s integrated climate-focused agenda toward greater impact globally for people and planet. This position is designed to work in partnership with other senior executives to leverage EDF’s capacity, capabilities, and opportunities to deliver on our 2030 goals and achieve significant results at scale. With direct oversight of EDF’s Energy Transition, Healthy Communities, and People & Nature teams, the EVP, Impact serves as a global thought-leader and practitioner on using inclusive processes and economic approaches to achieve ambitious climate solutions (both mitigation and resilience) that deliver equitable benefits to people.                                                                                                                 

We seek talented candidates who share the Core Values that allow us to experiment courageously in our work while staying true to who we've been as an organization for 50 years. Are you a results-oriented individual passionate about creating environmental solutions that make a lasting difference in the world? Do you respect diverse perspectives, talent, and contributions and want to advance equity and environmental justice? Do you value innovation and enjoy designing and using a wide range of problem-solving tools? Do you embrace environmental goals with a sense of optimism while considering real-world dynamics? If you have integrity and a strong desire to uphold a commitment to science, rigorous analysis, intellectual honesty, and ethical action, then EDF is the place for you.

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Location for this position can be flexible as long as you have the ability to travel at least 25 percent of the time, including internationally. 

 

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