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Executive Vice President, Impact

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Canada (Ontario) - America North
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 22/10/2021
Company Name Environmental Defense Fund
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Environmental Defense Fund | Appointment of Executive Vice President, Impact

EDF envisions a world in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected to the environmental challenges we face and are engaged in creating durable, equitable solutions. EDF operates in over 20 countries around the world, with a track record of using rigorous science and economics, spanning political divides, mobilizing public support, and catalyzing innovation and investments to create solutions that are practical and implementable today. 

EDF now seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, leader of leaders to join our senior team as our first Executive Vice President, Impact (EVP Impact). Reporting to Amanda Leland, the Executive Director, Global Mission, the EVP, Impact, is responsible for leading EDF’s integrated climate-focused agenda toward greater impact globally for people and planet. This position is designed to work in partnership with other senior executives to leverage EDF’s capacity, capabilities, and opportunities to deliver on our 2030 goals and achieve significant results at scale. With direct oversight of EDF’s Energy Transition, Healthy Communities, and People & Nature teams, the EVP, Impact serves as a global thought-leader and practitioner on using inclusive processes and economic approaches to achieve ambitious climate solutions (both mitigation and resilience) that deliver equitable benefits to people.                                                                                                                                               

We seek talented candidates who share the Core Values that allow us to experiment courageously in our work while staying true to who we've been as an organization for 50 years. Are you a results-oriented individual passionate about creating environmental solutions that make a lasting difference in the world? Do you respect diverse perspectives, talent, and contributions and want to advance equity and environmental justice? Do you value innovation and enjoy designing and using a wide range of problem-solving tools? Do you embrace environmental goals with a sense of optimism while considering real-world dynamics? If you have integrity and a strong desire to uphold a commitment to science, rigorous analysis, intellectual honesty, and ethical action, then EDF is the place for you.

To download further information and apply for this role, go to www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference number 5373. The deadline for applications is October 22 at 12 noon EDT.

Location for this position can be flexible as long as you are comfortable and flexible to working US East Coast hours and have the ability to travel at least 25 percent of the time, including internationally. 

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