What's the company's record on sustainability?

Apart from searching news sources for information on a company, also check out these two databases that are specifically made for investors interested in a company's record on sustainablity.

Finding SGE Jobs & Companies

Sustainability in the workplace is more of a way of doing a job rather than a specific job focus. As the UN report, Green Jobs, states "many existing jobs ... will simply be transformed and redefined as day-to-day skill sets, work methods, as profiles are greened." Still, there are some websites that list positions for jobs with a sustainability focus. Below is a list of some of the more common job resources.

Sustainability-Related Job Boards

  • BWork: The place to find jobs at companies that care about the planet, people, as well as profit. 
     
  • BSR Sustainability Careers: Find sustainability job postings at BSR and its member companies.
  • Diversified Search Group: Non-profit job postings
  • DevEx: Connects and informs development, health, humanitarian, and sustainability professionals through news, business intelligence, and funding & career opportunities in international development
  • Exec-Appointments.com: Site based in the UK (Financial Times) with international listings for environmental positions
  • GIIN: Global Impact Investing Network
  • Good Food Jobs: A gastro-job search tool, designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect
  • Green Careers: Greenbiz.com's listings of various environmental jobs. Positions range from accountants for renewable energy firms to solar panel installers to marketing executives
  • Green Dream Jobs: SustainableBusiness.com's listings of positions; primarily environmentally geared
  • Idealist.org: Connects millions of idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for action and collaboration all over the world
  • Josh's Water Jobs: Connects the diverse talent in the global water community with the wealth of career opportunities worldwide
  • 3BL Media: The leading community for CSR and sustainability news and content
  • Net Impact: Emphasis on using business skills in support of various social and environmental causes
  • Next Billion: A community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise
  • Non-Profitjobs.org: Connecting mission-driven talent with organizations important to our civic infrastructure
  • Solar Energy Industries AssociationSEIA coordinates with training providers and certification organizations to provide information on how to start a solar career
  • Sustainable Food Jobs: Provides job opportunities available in the domestic sustainable food and agriculture sector.

     

     

Associations

Associations are great places to get contact information for networking. Here are a few examples to get you started.  You can either use Associations Unlimited or Google an industry + "associations" to search for more examples.

Sustainability-Related Job Boards

Development - Business opportunities in low-income markets

Impact Investing - Investing for financial return, social impact, and environmental impact.

Renewable Energy - Naturally Replenished: Solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal, tidal

Non-Profit - Surplus funds are used to support organization goals, not distributed to owners or shareholders

Clean Tech - Renewable energy, recycling, green transportation, etc.

Corporate Social Responsibility - Business Compliance to laws and ethical standards‚Äč

Food/Agriculture - Bringing sustainable practices to the food industry