ESG Research Analyst – Japanese

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


About Us

RepRisk is a rapidly-growing global company and a pioneer in the ESG data science field. Our goal is to make the world a better place by creating transparency in the business world – we are driving positive change via the power of data. We combine AI and machine learning with human intelligence to analyze public information and identify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. We serve as a reality check for how companies conduct their business around the world – do they walk their talk when it comes to human rights, labor standards, corruption, and environmental issues?

We Offer

  • We offer a diverse, multicultural, collaborative and dynamic work environment in our fast-paced, mission-driven company.
  • Our working conditions support a good work-life balance. This includes the opportunity to work flexibly and from home (up to 3 days per week possible).
  • You will have market based compensation, benefits and perks in line with our culture and values.
  • Paid volunteering and training days, plus a donation matching program and a health and fitness subsidy.
  • Frequent (optional) social events: From office parties to cultural potlucks or team sports – and much more!
  • At RepRisk we respect the different needs and life experiences of our colleagues and we value diversity. Equal opportunities and equal treatment are a top priority.
  • And more!

About You

Are you looking to combine your strong analytical mind, multilingual skills, and professional attitude with a meaningful job in the growing ESG market? Did you wonder what it would be like to work at a company where your contribution has a real, measurable impact? Do you undertake your work with a high attention to detail? Are you a good team player, receptive to feedback, and open to interacting with a diverse group of people? Are you ready to go out of your comfort zone and accept new challenges?

If your answers are YES and you would love to contribute to our mission of providing more transparency to corporate behavior– then this is the perfect role for you!

Your Responsibilities

As a RepRisk® Analyst you will classify, analyze and enter documents published by NGOs, news media, government bodies, and other online sources into the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform. RepRisk® facilitates the identification and assessment of environmental, social and corporate governance issues which may present financial, reputational and ethical risks. It is used by investment professionals, financial institutions, supply chain managers, multinational corporations and compliance managers. The tool plays an integral role in increasing transparency and ensuring compliance with internal and international standards, thereby helping reduce risk exposure. Moreover, you will:

  • Assess news related to environmental, social and corporate governance issues
  • Conduct research on companies and project profiles, entering newly criticized entities into the RepRisk® database
  • Summarize and evaluate ESG risk incidents according to RepRisk proprietary methodology
  • Contribute to optimizing workflow and driving annual Organizational Key Results
  • Support ad-hoc projects in RepRisk’s Research Division

You Offer

  • Excellent English writing skills, including strong analysis and editorial skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend at a business level in Japanese and in at least one other RepRisk languages; Chinese or Korean highly preferred.
  • Strong interest in environmental, social or corporate governance issues
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree. A background in journalism, international relations, environmental, social, or media sciences is a plus
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience in relevant fields (including internship experience) is a plus
  • Detail-oriented and quality focused work approach

Additional Information

Please note that we will only consider candidates with a valid work permit

All selected candidates will have to pass a comprehension language test

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