Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 27 countries spanning five continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Job Summary: The primary focus of the role is the cross-functional support of Equinix's Sustainability Program Office / ESG program and ancillary support of Equinix’s execution elements around sustainability, e.g. operations, procurement, accounting, etc. Equinix is striving to increase the depth of our ESG engagement and globalize our approach in order to more efficiently meet the current and future needs of our investors and customers.
Responsible for day-to-day program and project management of key sustainability workstreams across areas such as sustainability reporting (including Science-based Targets, Global Climate-Neutral goal, and Green Bonds), policy and regulatory engagement (including U.S. SEC climate change proposals), and renewable energy and carbon.
Support of sustainability reporting, including tracking and quantitative analysis of key metrics and developing dashboards.
Expectation to grow into an expert on data center, real estate and technology-related sustainability expert including deep expertise in technical sustainability concepts relevant to Equinix’s industry.
Support greenhouse gas reporting and industry best practices around carbon accounting and meeting climate change targets.
Develop subject-matter expertise on ESG issues (environment, climate change resilience), environmental sustainability priorities (energy, carbon, renewable energy, PUE, water, waste etc.), diversity priorities and governance priorities (cybersecurity, public policy, procurement).
Engage with marketing and communications and sales to communicate the value of sustainability to our stakeholders. Deliverables may include white papers, messaging, customer survey responses and presentations.
Manage complex workstreams with cross-functional stakeholders, including gathering and synthesizing KPIs, supporting the Annual Sustainability Report cycle and developing content for other teams: sales, marketing, etc.
Establish and manage relationships with internal stakeholders including supporting the Utilities & Energy team, Global Design & Construction, Global Operations, Procurement, Sales & Customers, Investor & Analyst Relations and Marketing.
3+ years related experience preferred (Desired technical experience in energy, sustainability, or CSR/ESG).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Data Science, or relevant STEM discipline required.
Master’s or MBA preferred.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to translate complex sustainability topics to a broad range of audiences.
Working knowledge of sustainability programs specific to energy, environment and emissions (e.g. CDP, GRI, The Greenhouse Gas Protocol, Science-based Targets Initiative, etc.).
Aptitude and excitement to lead various cross-functional workstreams while engaging a variety of teams at different levels (including executives).
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple workstreams with competing and sometimes urgent deadlines and experience influencing upwards to keep programs and projects moving.
Communicate clearly and effectively: verbally, in writing and through presentations; successfully interfacing with internal and external constituents.
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