Environmental Specialist job in Irvington
Position Description: Gather and maintain a range of environmental data, including information trends on product, carbon, water and chemistry from internal and external sources that helps track our progress of sustainability goals; engage and empower employees with tools and information, and work on special projects as needed. Support Sustainability Leader on implementation of environmental initiatives.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the collection, reporting and analysis of environmental data across all EILEEN FISHER departments
Work with the various departments and business partners to aggregate environmental metrics to report out and demonstrate progress towards environmental targets.
Ensure integrity of environmental data for eventual third-party assurance
Streamline and manage data collection. This includes:
Supply Chain: Engage with supply chain partners for collection and analysis of data to measure and reduce the environmental footprint across supply chain. Follow up on Higg Index inputs and environmental audits initiated at supply chain level.
Product: Partner with Metrics Team, Design and Renew to track seasonal data on eco product. Partner with Supply Chain Management, Product Development and Design to track material efficiencies. Partner with Facilities, Distribution Center and Advertising on packaging and product procurement. Monitor progress and report out on trends and goals.
Carbon Emissions and Energy use: Partner with internal teams and external stakeholders to track energy use, carbon emissions and renewable projects.
Water: Partner with internal and external stakeholders to track water use and reductions. Support the development of water projects within our supply chain.
Connections and Communication:
Partner with web and writing team to update environmental reporting data on the web site. Provide key inputs and data coordination for industry questionnaires and data systems (Higg Index and B Corp).
Partner with Internal Communications, Public Relations, and Social Consciousness teams to monitor and report out on environmental programs that are being initiated by EF employees.
Maintain environmental intranet content (articles, data trends and other updates).
Attend internal and external sustainability-related meetings as needed. Approximately 5-10% travel may be required. This could include local, domestic and/or international travel.
Work on special projects as assigned, including topical research on business and the environment.
Provide regular administrative support to the Sustainability Leader and occasional support to the Social Consciousness team when necessary.
PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AND ASSIGNMENTS AS REQUIRED.