ESG Research Analyst (Calvert Research and Management)

Employer
Eaton Vance
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
By joining Eaton Vance, you'll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success! Location: The job is currently in Bethesda MD, but the office may possibly be relocating to Washington DC within 6 months. Basic Purpose: This role will be working within the Calvert Research and Management ("CRM"), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance. Our mission is to serve clients and outperform the market through our proprietary responsible investment management strategy and thereby make the world more environmentally sustainable and socially just. Primary Responsibilities: Establish research frameworks, based on a materiality matrix for specific groups of corporations and other issuers of securities Build and maintain models which reflect our materiality matrix for the purpose of differentiating companies and securities based on their ESG performance Seek and evaluate sources of information regarding the environmental, social and governance policies and performance of corporations and other issuers of securities Use information from data vendors and our proprietary research to analyze, score, rate and rank companies on their ESG performance Develop expertise within industry sectors and relevant peer groups of companies Develop expertise in critical issue areas, such as energy, natural resource efficiency, environmental sustainability, economic development, supply chain management, health care, etc. Contribute to our team's proprietary knowledge of ESG factors and materiality Use the information that is an output of our models to identify opportunities to engage directly with issuers of securities in order to improve their ESG performance and enhance our returns on the security Contribute to and publish original research Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fields in the Sustainability space, Master's degree would be a plus At least 2-5 years of experience in the finance or investment management industry Advanced MS Office (Word/PowerPoint/Excel) skills Good knowledge of financial tools and databases (BARRA, BBG, MSCI, Sustainalytics) Strong preference for financial data science knowledge and experience Passion for delivering value for the client Passion for aligning financial returns with societal impact Excellent verbal and writing skills in English Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Eaton Vance is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, gender, gender identity, registered domestic partner status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Eaton Vance also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Eaton Vance, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Eaton Vance, including supervisors and co-workers. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity. The information on this Web site is for US residents only. The information on this Web site does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Eaton Vance does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. (C) Eaton Vance Management. All rights reserved. Two International Place, Boston, MA 02110