The UNEP FI Secretariat works across the banking, insurance and investment industries and cross-cutting workstreams which focus on developing and rolling out practical approaches to addressing challenges and mainstreaming solutions in areas including responding to climate change, financing nature-based solutions, tackling pollution & boosting the circular economy, financing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and promoting human rights.

UNEP FI recruits talented staff and consultants and runs an ongoing internship programme to assist its Secretariat both in Geneva, Switzerland and worldwide. UNEP FI also issues requests for proposals on an ad hoc basis according to its work programme requirements. All positions including internships are also advertised on the UN’s career website here.

Read more about the organization here, and browse the career opportunities to find out how you can get involved in building a sustainable global financial industry!

  • Communications Lead, Banking: Lead UNEP FI’s banking team communications by developing communications strategies and implementation plans for the Principles for Responsible Banking and engaging with signatories and other key stakeholders. Read more and apply by 29 June 2024 here.
  • China Policy Consultant: UNEP FI is seeking a consultant to support regulatory engagement in China, help UNEP FI and PRB members in the region understand and implement the dynamic regulatory environment, showcase international best practice on sustainable finance policy, and work with UNEP FI China team and to strengthen the voice of UNEP FI members on policy and regulatory issues through regulatory engagement. Read more and apply by 8 July 2024 here.
  • Policy Engagement and Communications Specialist: Support the development and implementation of a policy engagement and communication strategy at UNEP FI. Working in close collaboration with the Policy and Regulation and the Communications teams, this consultant will identify and develop new channels of engagement with key stakeholders, support content development, monitor key performance indicators and coordinate team activities. Read more and apply by 8 July 2024 here.
  • Junior Communications Consultant, Nature and Climate: Support UNEP FI’s communications activities on climate and nature to raise awareness and engage with members and finance sector stakeholders. Including web-based activities, social media management, email communications and media coordination. Read more and apply by 18 July 2024 here.