Sustainability Strategist

Senior / Lead / Principal

Sustainability strategists are responsible for driving business change across the breadth of environmental, economic, and social sustainability. You’ll use sustainability to push organisations forward – auditing against global standards, developing sustainable products and services, engaging employees as advocates, and aligning stakeholders around a plan for action.

Role details

Role type: Permanent / Contract

Level: Senior / Lead / Principal

Salary range: ¥7-14m

Location: Tokyo, Japan / Remote work

The team

About the role

The skills we look for in Sustainability Strategists include:

We also have a set of shared people skills that we practice across the team. These are drawn from our values and reflect the global, cross-cultural context we work in, including: Problem solving, Collaboration, Open Communication, Growth Mindset, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Coaching, Stakeholder Engagement, and Organisation.

Who we’re looking for

We’re ideally looking for the following experience, but know everybody has a different career path, and encourage you to apply even if you only fit some of these criteria:

Nice to haves

What we provide

Shaping a positive employee experience is part of our culture, and we work to ensure our environment is welcoming and inclusive for everyone.

We purposefully look for people from across different cultural backgrounds, identities, languages, and skills – creating interdisciplinary teams that are able to approach business problems from multiple perspectives.

As part of this we provide all employees with:

The team

Let’s catch up!

Send your Resume, LinkedIn, and/or Folio to and one of our practice leads will get back to you. We’re happy to have a coffee near our studio in Nakameguro or catch up online.

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