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Manager, ESG - Climate Data and Technology (Real Estate/FS)

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Manager, ESG - Climate Data and Technology (Real Estate/FS)

Requisition #: 85092

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Denver, CO; Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN; Charlotte, NC; Short Hills, NJ; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Environmental, Social and Governance practice


  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team across a range of industries (Financial Services or Real Estate) to assist companies in meeting their climate, sustainability and ESG goals in response to the complex and evolving regulatory and business environment, risks and opportunities associated with Corporate Sustainability, Climate-related Risks, Decarbonization, and ESG, with a focus on climate data, reporting, and technology
  • Define and lead client engagements and internal workstreams related to operational analysis, sustainability/ESG strategy, methods, disclosure frameworks and implementation of related tools to support clients achieve sustainability/ESG objectives
  • Assist with the review and development of sustainability/ESG programs and related reporting, such as gap analysis, metric/KPI identification (in alignment with common sustainability/ESG reporting standards) and definition of business requirements for reporting (internal and external)
  • Work with engagement and development teams to define and incorporate knowledge of climate and ESG subject matters into engagement definition and solution development and strategy
  • Apply well-developed consulting skills and in-depth industry and functional knowledge in the definition and implementation of recommendations related to sustainability/ESG programs
  • Help lead proposal development and other new business development activities by leveraging existing relationships with clients; provide input into engagement decisions, including work plan and timeline, project management, resource allocation and career development of staff members


  • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience from a management consultancy, in-house corporate sustainability roles, manufacturing operations, or other relevant private-sector roles with a sustainability or climate-related services focus, preferably with demonstrated emerging technology or ESG or climate knowledge and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, environmental engineering, sustainability, climate science, economics, finance, strategy or related with evidence of relevant course work/study; MBA or master’s degree in a related field is preferred
  • Deep functional knowledge in three or more of the following areas: GHG accounting methodologies, digital transformation, renewables, emerging clean energy technologies, SBTIs, carbon credits markets and trading, renewable energy certificates/emission reduction certificates (LEED, CEA), supply chain management, manufacturing production and operations, financial asset management, capital markets, environmental regulations, climate economics
  • Experience with and knowledge of, GHG emissions accounting, climate risk assessment and climate scenario analysis a plus; experience with technology implementation, data engineering and data life cycle management is a plus
  • Knowledge of sustainability reporting frameworks such as SASB, TCFD, GRI, CDP (experience working with the frameworks a plus); Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to travel at least 50%

Colorado Salary Statement:

The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role.  Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: Low: $91500 - High: $185500

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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