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ESG Associate - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
As an Associate in the ESG team you’ll be working on a diverse engagement with all focus areas, contributing primarily to advisory engagements.

Job Description & Summary

Do you want to contribute to solving the biggest challenges of our time? Do you have a passion for ESG? Do you also want to work in an ambitious team and continue to develop on a personal and content level? The ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) team within PwC is looking to hire sharp, motivated ESG associates to join our growing, entrepreneurial team and contribute to PwC’s mission of building trust in society and solving important problems. If you’re looking for an exciting job in which you can grow into a trusted sustainability advisor for a network of interesting clients, we’d love to have you!

What you will be doing

Our fast-growing ESG team has five focus areas: ESG Assurance, Climate & Biodiversity,  Reporting & Strategy, Sustainable Finance & Responsible Investment, and Corporate Sustainability. As an Associate in the ESG team you’ll be working on a diverse engagement with all focus areas, contributing primarily to advisory engagements. Working with a ton of different experts in challenging environments will help you develop into an all-round ESG professional who can use their expert knowledge to make a positive difference for our clients. On the advisory side you will help with:

  • Calculating the carbon footprint of customers and supporting them in setting Net Zero targets, or analyzing climate-related risks and opportunities that an organization might encounter in different scenarios of climate change;

  • Implementing the SFDR and EU Taxonomy at financial institutions, or developing responsible investment strategies and translating these high-level strategies to investment decisions and processes, for example in ESG due diligence and ESG engagement tracks;

  • Supporting clients in complying with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), while determining an ESG vision and ambition and the translation hereof to their strategy and a roadmap for implementation and transformation;

  • Benchmarking clients against best practices in the market and competitors;

  • Aiding clients in the integration of biodiversity, human rights, and other ESG topics into their day-to-day processes.

Does this describe you?

You are a talented and ambitious junior and take responsibility for your own opportunities and development. You like working in teams, where different perspectives and ideas come together and are valued, assisting you in your wish to grow in both content expertise as well as social skills. You are innovative, entrepreneurial, and like to challenge the status quo. Moreover,

  • You are interested in ESG, ESG reporting, and developments within this field, and you can show this by means of previous experience or schooling;

  • You hold a university master’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 7; 

  • You are ready for a role which allows you to grow, in which you have a societal impact, and where you can get the most out of yourself and your colleagues;

  • You speak and write fluent English;

  • We are looking for diversity in backgrounds, so we will consider many different degrees. 

This is what we offer you 

We believe in the power of an inclusive culture and we want everyone to feel free to be themselves. We offer access to a PwC global network, where you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with experienced professionals regarding ESG and other disciplines. We also offer you:

  • numerous training sessions and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • an appropriate salary and extensive employment conditions, including a well-being budget. This is a personal annual budget of € 1.000 to spend on your health, for example on mindfulness, sport, lifestyle coachings & wellness;

  • a fully equipped, ergonomic home office with a second monitor;

  • a monthly internet allowance;

  • a lease car/car allowance, laptop and iPhone; 

  • 30 holiday days per year; 

  • hybrid working at the client, at home and at the office;

  • the possibility, within standard working hours, of focusing on Corporate Responsibility, various networks, diversity, innovation and/or recruitment;

  • enjoyable informal activities, including social parties and a skiing weekend. 

Getting started at PwC

Are you enthusiastic? Then let us have your CV, grade list and a cover letter explaining why you’re applying and why you’re the right person for this position. Click on the red button and apply immediately!

Make sure to submit your application before April 10th!

After we’ve received your application: 

  • You’ll immediately receive confirmation in your inbox;

  • We will update you (at the latest) on April 20th on your progress; 

  • If everyone is enthusiastic, then we’ll schedule an online assessment. Depending on your score, you will receive an invitation for an initial interview. Click here for more information about the application process.


Information and application:


Please send your application for ESG Associate at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV, grade list and a cover letter via our website.

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Job posted
07 maart 2023
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More information:

If you would like more detailed information about the position ESG associate at PwC, don't hesitate to contact us. Recruiter Karolien Arp will be happy to help you by phone, e-mail or WhatsApp. 

Karolien Arp
Recruiter professionals ESG
m. +31 (0)6 48 448 922

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