The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time analyst to support research focusing on greening industrial capacity cooperation between China and Belt and Road countries, to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office.
NRDC is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.
For two decades, the NRDC has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.
NRDC’s Greening Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to help China strengthen policies and mechanisms for encouraging investments in low-carbon, low emissions projects in BRI countries. A major focus is greening China’s cooperation with Belt and Road countries in industrial capacity, including the iron and steel, cement, chemicals and textiles sectors, by promoting energy efficiency and emissions reductions policies and standards for projects in these sectors.
Under the guidance of their direct supervisor and other senior staff, the Analyst is expected to lead the coordination of research partners, strategy development, and outputs. He/she will play a major role in developing and strengthening partnerships with Chinese research and industrial institutes to develop integrated research outcomes based on real-world analysis and examples relevant to the focused industrial sectors and propose practical recommendations for strengthening investments in low-carbon, low emissions and energy-saving projects. This position also requires strong ability in communication with key stakeholders, including policy makers, experts, and representatives of enterprises and banks. Other routine tasks will include
editing research reports, drafting blogs and reports to funders, organizing meetings and conferences, and supporting fundraising.
The Analyst will be based in NRDC’s Beijing office and primarily report to the Director of China Climate and Energy Policy. This position is an integral part of NRDC’s China Program.
NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.
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Applications will be accepted until filled. For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org and www.nrdc.cn.