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Director - Environmental, Social, Governance

New York City, NY

Senior +1 · Full time


Posted 2 months ago


WMG's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.Job DescriptionAt Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.Job Title:

Director - Environmental, Social, GovernanceA Little Bit About Our TeamEnvironmental Social Governance (ESG) is a new function at Warner Music Group (WMG) that collaborates across many divisions and partners with the ESG Executive Oversight Committee to establish new practices and embed ESG considerations into organizational culture and operations. The Director, ESG will

play an essential role in developing this new global platform , particularly with respect to our

environmental and climate strategy .Your RoleYou will lead numerous global ESG initiatives from a strategic and executionary standpoint while helping shape how ESG is embedded within company culture and operations. With respect to environmental sustainability, responsibilities will include

overseeing the annual greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint inventory, managing data collection and reporting, developing a Science-based Target proposal and roadmap , and working across the industry to create standards for GHG Scope 3 emissions measurement and target setting.Additionally, this work includes

building an environmental program that enables our labels, divisions, artists and songwriters to reduce our negative impacts on the environment and use our influential platforms to drive more positive impacts .The Director will work closely with the VP, ESG and with many internal partners to create and execute environmental and other priority ESG initiatives. Collaboration with WMG Corporate functions like Finance, Communications, Legal, Compliance, Sourcing, People, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, as well as our Recorded Music and Warner Chappell divisions, will be key to success.You will also partner with the VP, ESG on the global ESG strategy development and roll-out, as well priority projects related to responsible sourcing, stakeholder engagement, and investor-focused ratings and rankings.Here You’ll Get ToBuild out and oversee WMG’s global environmental sustainability platform for direct operations and across the value chain*Develop a Science-based GHG target with a corresponding roadmap and KPIs*Partner with the physical audio and merchandise sourcing teams to drive and validate sustainable product and packaging initiatives, including leveraging external partnerships, and other industries’ tools and resources where possible*Collaborate with the Global Workplace Experience and Facilities Team to incorporate more sustainable thinking into office management*Interface with external partners and industry working groups to identify solutions and scale our positive impactDrive standards and best practices for GHG measurement and reduction within the industryDevelop and lead new data management processes for GHG footprint measurement in partnership with the Data, Global Technology and Transformation teamsEducate and engage various internal business partners on environmental sustainability – and what they can do in their roles to reduce negative impactsDevise creative sustainability solutions to offer our artist and songwriter communitiesServe as the key expert to WMG environmental Employee Resource Groups around the worldProvide environmental expertise and inputs into relevant WMG policies and proceduresFacilitate potential SEC Climate Disclosure compliance preparation (in line with annual GHG reporting, pre-assurance and other climate-related disclosures)Support and provide input into the annual WMG ESG ReportAbout YouMinimum eight years of experience solving environmental sustainability challenges within a company or as a consultant for companies with direct experience developing and implementing ESG/corporate responsibility or sustainability programsBA; MA or MS in sustainability, environmental, public policy or related work is preferredCurrent understanding of broad ESG issuesExperience working with companies with large and complex supply chainsExperience managing GHG inventories and developing reduction and renewable energy plansStrong data analysis skills and presentation skillsExcellent project management and organizational skills (while working with many different stakeholders)Strong verbal and written communication skills, including PowerPoint presentation developmentComfort level and willingness to be flexible and work in a dynamic environmentA record of delivering tangible and measurable resultsWe’d Love It If You Also HadExperience in a corporate setting or consultancyExperience building programs from scratchThe initiative to operate entrepreneuriallyStrong communication skills to convey complex topics to different audiencesA passion for thinking outside the box and creative problem solvingA strong network within sustainability, ESG and other related communitiesBig-picture thinking about the positive impacts WMG can have on society while focusing on project executionAbout UsAs the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.Together, we are

Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.Love this job and want to apply?Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.Job Posting Range$160,000 to $180,000 AnnuallyJob Posting Ranges are included for NYC based and 100% remote roles where talent can be located in NYC. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Copyright © 2022 Warner Music Inc.Warner Music Group

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