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20 Mar 2018

Why work for ISS?

For more than 30 years now, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has been the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. Institutional clients turn to us to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risks, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.

ISS is a global company, with more than 1000 employees spread across 19 offices in 13 countries. A career in ISS gives you international experience in working with market-leading experts that enable investors to incorporate corporate governance & responsible investment in their policies and practices.

The ISS Way

At ISS, our values are not as much imposed as they are inspired. We talk about ideals in terms of how it brings our people together in a culture that upholds the interests of our colleagues, shareholders and clients. Everyone at ISS is a champion of Integrity, Collaboration, Empowerment, Flexibility, Diversity and Client Service. When you join ISS, you are expected to exemplify these Values through your actions and aspirations in the workplace.

Position Overview

ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is immediately seeking a Junior Analyst intern to join its London-based team for a 6 month paid internship (gross 92 £ daily rate) from March until August 2018. Successful candidates will have a data or advisory background and exhibit a passion for the responsible investment business with a focus on climate change. They should have a collaborative approach to work and proven abilities to proactively contribute to problem solving and to work with high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidates will contribute to the implementation of mandates and participate in product development for both our data and advisory services. This includes interactions with colleagues and clients from around the globe and getting involved in several aspects of operations.

ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is a unit within the responsible investment business of ISS-Ethix. As investors seek to gain a better understanding of their exposure to climate-related risks, ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions provides data, analytics and advisory services to support financial market participants and governments to understand, measure, and act on climate-related risks and its impact on investments across all asset classes. ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions is a market leader within its field and highly innovative.


  • Assist in the implementation of advisory mandates of ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions
  • Assist in the product development of ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions
  • Conduct greenhouse gas emissions analysis of investment portfolios
  • Assist in managing the overall accuracy and quality of data for in-house databases
  • Support colleagues and clients on advisory offerings of ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions including support on day to day communications, operations and report writing.


  • Advanced university degree ideally in environmental science, engineering, economics or finance – experience (professional or academic) in financial topics is a bonus
  • Demonstrated interest in investment carbon footprinting, GHG-accounting, carbon footprinting or Life Cycle Analysis
  • Excellent oral and written command of English (Swedish, French or German is a bonus)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to act as a team member in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications including a very good command of Excel

Interested in this great learning opportunity?

Applicants should apply online at by sending a CV in English along with a one-page cover letter. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in corporate governance, in joining ISS and why you are suitable for the role. Applications without a cover letter won’t be taken into further consideration.

Please note that due to the great number of applications we receive, we can only respond to selected candidates.

To all recruitment agencies: ISS does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any ISS employee, location or website. ISS is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes

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