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Sustainability Coordinator

Company: Huntsman
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Located at our Advanced Technology Center in The Woodlands, Tx, this successful candidate will be responsible for supporting value-driven sustainability initiatives, as part of our Global Sustainability Program.

This includes elevating reporting, driving value with the business, implementing our sustainability strategy, supporting our Horizon 2025 corporate environmental targets, enabling communications, and addressing customer and investor sustainability needs.

What will be expected from you?

  • Facilitate long-term success of programs aligned to strategic business direction
  • Support the development of Huntsman's annual sustainability report - including data gathering, metrics validation with business and site owners, and facilitating the report publication process
  • Lead annual UN Global Compact Communication on Progress (COP) - aggregate and verify Huntsman data to report progress on each of UNGC's 10 principles and complete the required submission
  • Lead ESG data validation - for Investor ratings agencies rankings (MSCI, ISS, Sustainalytics). This includes reviewing annual ESG reports, comparing vs. actual Huntsman data for accuracy, coordinating with internal stakeholders (legal, EHS, Investor Relations) and developing summary reports for necessary corrections. Identify and prioritize future improvement areas
  • Coordinate and complete annual Ecovadis survey response aligned with plan to improve score used by major customers. Coordinate response for annual Ecovadis survey used by major customers. Develop prioritized action plan to address data gaps and work across functions (HR, EHS, Purchasing, Ethics & Compliance, Division teams) to provide sufficient information to optimize Huntsman's response
  • Support data gathering, validation and progress reporting for Huntsman's Horizon 2025 program. Support site teams in metrics reporting and tracking for our Horizon 2025 program corporate environmental goals (emissions, energy, water, waste) - including ongoing development of metrics guidance and FAQs. Utilize environmental reporting system (Cority) in concert with other reporting analytics tools to build reports, maintain dashboards, and respond to data questions from site teams and EHS leadership
  • Respond to customer questions - provide relevant and timely information on Huntsman's sustainability program to support sales efforts
  • Support completion of third-party questionnaires and track responses for ongoing trend analysis -Identifying areas of overlap and align responses to improve efficiency and consistency
  • Support CEO Award: Support coordination of the internal annual Chief Executive Award for Sustainability, including evaluating entries and aggregating results for final judging
  • Support updates to materiality assessment - support future materiality updates to include additional stakeholder groups (new customers, regulatory agencies, NGOs), including: developing questions; data collection; data analysis, and summarizing insights and recommended actions
  • Support external and internal communications - work with communications teams in updating internet and other media to communicate the Corporate Sustainability Program. Promote and communicate sustainability internally to Huntsman associates
  • Benchmark performance in key sustainability program elements vs. peers and prioritize actions to address

Travel up to 10% of time

Additional Support, as needed

  • Investigate opportunities for company improvement in the areas of sustainable development, life cycle assessment (LCA), and corporate social responsibility
  • Update company metrics database system - incorporate sustainability measures and revise calculations to reflect potential updates to legislative and regulatory drivers and develop communications that inform site teams of changes
  • Lead LCA studies in collaboration with Division teams
  • Engage with external organizations (ACC, CEFIC, WBCSD) if needed.

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Environmental Science, or Environmental/Chemical Engineering, - with Sustainability curriculum or concentration and 5+ years of equivalent Sustainability work experience or 10+ years of equivalent Sustainability work experience
  • MBA preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of sustainability concepts. Must be proficient in recognized sustainability reporting methodologies (GRI).
  • Familiarity with SASB, TCFD, and WRI GHG protocol a plus
  • Familiarity with investor driven environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings
  • Working knowledge of environmental and social sustainability issues including regulatory trends facing industrial companies.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once by demonstrating effective resource and project planning, decision making and results delivery
  • LCA experience - with leading LCA software tools, datasets and approaches
  • Ability to effectively communicate detailed technical concepts across multiple organizational levels - including developing high-quality presentation material to deliver sustainability messages to senior audiences
  • Must have a level of proficiency with Microsoft programs: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project. Familiarity with data analytics tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, a plus

This position is NOT approved for candidates needing sponsorship now or in the future

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service - and the list goes on.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation and/or expression or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have facilities national or local.

Please refer to https://www.huntsman.com/privacy/online-privacy-notice for Company's Data Privacy and Protection information.

All unsolicited resumes presented by recruitment agencies are treated as pro bono information or service.

Huntsman is aware of a scam involving fraudulent job offers. Huntsman does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview. Please be advised that emails from Huntsman always end in "@huntsman.com" and that any job offer that requires payment or requires you to deposit a check is likely a scam. If you have questions about any open positions at Huntsman, please visit our Careers website at http://www.huntsman.com/corporate/a/Careers.

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Keywords: Huntsman, Houston , Sustainability Coordinator, Other , Houston, Texas

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