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Environmental Social Governance Leader

Denver, CO 80204

Environmental Social Governance Leader Denver, Colorado

Do you have a passion for working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment? Are you excited by an opportunity to work with colleagues across the globe to advance Western Unions social impact and sustainability programs?Join Western Union as a Leader, Environmental Social Governance!

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Werea FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better is enabled by trust and respect

This position plays a key role in driving the agenda of the global cross-functional Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Team and continuing to mature Western Unions ESG practices. This leader will help advance Western Unions ESG work in three areas of increasing importance for Western Union and external stakeholders: strategy and performance, reporting and disclosures, and governance.

You will report to the Head of Corporate Affairs & ESG, and will manage the cross-functional ESG Working Group, along with partnering with senior executives, third-party agencies, and other internal and external ESG stakeholders.

You will work to advance Western Unions enterprise-wide ESG strategy, developing and maintaining an ESG dashboard for functional leaders and the executive team, driving continued target setting and reporting on progress, and supporting our annual greenhouse gas emissions inventory.

You'll lead the annual ESG reporting process, engaging internal ESG content owners and subject matter experts to publish our annual ESG report in alignment with key reporting frameworks such as SASB, GRI, and UN SDGs. You will also be responsible for drafting messaging and materials to educate and engage WU employees in our ESG initiatives.

To effectively manage ESG regulatory developments and data requirements that are rapidly increasing in complexity, the position is responsible for developing and implementing appropriate data controls and procedures to enhance ESG data integrity and streamline data submissions, reviews, and certifications.

Additionally, the role will monitor industry trends, best practices, and the global regulatory environment to inform future ESG disclosures, governance practices, and target-setting.

For such a driven role, you will have experience managing large, complex, and highly visible projects that require working across departments and teams, managing multiple priorities and timelines, and leading team efforts as necessary. You'll possess a positive and dynamic management style with the ability to mobilize and adjust priorities rapidly, attain buy-in from internal stakeholders, and navigate a complex organizational matrix. You will demonstrate an interest in ESG issues and trends and a strong willingness to advance your knowledge. You'll have excellent writing skills and experience creating content, decks, presentations, and communications materials to reach a variety of stakeholders. You'll be able to cultivate creative solutions to complex problems and environments, to think strategically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions, and to work independently as well as collaboratively is second nature to you. You will demonstrate strong and effective communication skills and possess an inherent sense of urgency. You will have a Bachelors degree and at least 10 years of experience in communications, program development, project management, and agency management as well as familiarity with ESG reporting frameworks. Prior experience in financial services will be a plus, as will international experience.Subject matter expertise related to ESG, sustainability, corporate responsibility, and/or diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) will be a strong plus.

Join us, and lets connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.


The annual gross base salary range is 109,245-182,075 USD Annual. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-04-07 Expires: 2022-06-19

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