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Position: Manager, Corporate Sustainability
Organization: Scout Environmental
Location: Toronto, Ontario

We are seeking an experienced sustainability professional to provide client relationship management and broad project delivery to our retail clients.

Reporting to the President of Scout, you will be responsible for managing a large national retail account. Working collaboratively with key business stakeholders, you will provide the business case for sustainability and lead the development and implementation of corporate sustainability initiatives. Employee engagement and waste reduction initiatives will feature heavily, with supporting work for energy management and compliance.

This job requires leading meetings and presentations, planning events, research, building case studies and ROIs, keeping stakeholders accountable, and strategic planning. It requires travel to Mississauga 2-3 times a week and to Leaside 1-2 times a week.

We are searching for an individual who is organized, has good attention to detail, is strategically minded, works independently and is friendly and down to earth.


Support Home Office, Distribution Centres, and Stores participate in the company’s environmental program -


  • Develop annual Sustainability Objectives and metrics
  • Provide research and ROI information to integrate sustainability initiatives within existing business operations model
  • Develop frameworks to support initiatives designed to impact product stewardship, packaging, employee engagement, energy conservation, waste reduction, transportation, etc.

Green Teams

  • Run green team meetings
  • Recruit and orient new green team members
  • Celebrate successes of green team efforts and keep stakeholders accountable
  • Support the professional development efforts of green team members


  • Support development of monthly educational newsletters and promotional material
  • Experiment with different engagement mediums (digital, print, video etc.)

Engagement Events

  • Plan and run sustainability related events

Waste Management

  • Identify opportunities to reduce or divert waste
  • Develop business case and collaborate with stakeholders to move initiative forward
  • Manage project including getting buy-in from stakeholders, partner management, communication and training, managing timelines, and measuring success.


  • Manage annual Carbon Disclosure Project data collection effort
  • Support annual EPR Reporting Audits


  • Manage energy incentive applications


  • University degree, preferably at post-graduate level
  • Experience in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability or Corporate retail role (such as buying, merchandising, planning)
  • Has in-depth knowledge of the environmental issues facing our world today, and what solutions are available to solve them
  • Experience with communication and events
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite, specifically excel (eg., vlookups, pivot tables, filtering)
  • Ability to travel to Mississauga 3x week and Leaside 2x week
  • Very organized, and able to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strategically minded
  • Highly independent problem solver
  • Friendly and down to earth personality
  • Demonstrates a positive, 'can-do' attitude
  • Has a passion to help individuals, companies and communities reduce their environmental impacts
  • Photography, videography and graphic design skills would be welcome, including proficiency with graphic design tools (such as Adobe or Piktochart) and movie development tools (such as Biteable, Final Cut Pro or Imovie)

Who we are

Scout Environmental is an award-winning organization that engages the public, guides industry, and equips communities to make better choices—for their health, and the environment. For nearly two decades, Scout has designed and delivered national campaigns, guided leading corporations, and helped public and private partners see beyond sustainability.

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Scout Environmental welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Scout Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 20 2019    ID: 52824