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As expert recruiters in sustainability, we understand the multi-faceted approach required for success. We specialise in the following areas:

  • Environmental management – are you looking for environment managers to help meet evolving environmental legislation or technical specialists in environmental assessment? We can help employers find top talent across a broad range of areas: environmental permitting and compliance, ecology and biodiversity, air and noise assessment, water and waste management, flood risk and contaminated land.
  • Corporate sustainability – corporate sustainability strategies can help create long-term and sustainable value for organisations, their employees, customers and communities. If you’re looking for experts in climate change, net zero, corporate social responsibility and social value get in touch with our specialist consultants.
  • Sustainable buildings – with the increased investment in large-scale sustainable construction and green retrofitting projects, experts in the sustainable building space are in high demand. We support organisations in finding sustainable building consultants, energy managers and carbon specialists who can ensure buildings are designed and operated in the most energy-efficient and sustainable way.

However you’re planning on developing your sustainability strategy, at Hays we can find the right people to help your organisation prosper.

Register a role with us today to access the sustainability talent you need.

Want to help build a greener future?

If you’re looking for your next career opportunity in sustainability – our experts know the ins and outs of the sector and will help you in your next venture with transparent and honest consultancy that you won’t find anywhere else.

Search our sustainability jobs today.

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Introducing our Sustainable Futures:
Career Conversations

If you want access to expert insights and career advice from top professionals in the sustainability space, then check out our Sustainable Futures: Career Conversations video series. Paul Gosling, Director at Hays, interviews influential sustainability leaders to find out about their career paths, their top tips for sustainability professionals and more.

You can also access all the episodes as a podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Sarah Mukherjee MBE Paul Gosling speaks to the CEO at IEMA, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, about her journey to success in the sustainability space.
Gihan Hyde Gihan Hyde, CEO and founder of Communique, shares her tips on how organisations can communicate their ESG strategy in this episode of Sustainable Futures: Career Conversations.
Munish Datta Director of Sustainability at Specsavers, Munish Datta, highlights why it’s important to consider the environmental impact of your organisation in his episode of the Sustainable Futures: Career Conversations series.
Peter Bragg Paul Gosling interviews Peter Bragg, EMEA Sustainability and Government Affairs Director at Canon, about his career path and Canon’s sustainability initiatives.
Dr Adam Read Dr Adam Read, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer at SUEZ UK, speaks about his career journey and why it’s important to harness the passion and interest in sustainability issues among younger generations.

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Reaching carbon neutrality and our commitment to a net zero future

At Hays, we are committed to working towards a net zero future. We have launched multiple initiatives to cut greenhouse gas emissions in pursuit of our science-based reduction targets.

You can find out more about our carbon reduction plan and our commitment to a net zero future below:

Insights into our sustainability journey at Hays

How is Hays committing to net zero carbon emissions?

Find out more about our global commitment to net zero carbon emissions and other sustainability initiatives at Hays in this article from our UK and Ireland CEO, Simon Winfield.

Our charity partnership with Trees for Cities

Learn more about our partnership with Trees for Cities, a UK charity that works to improve lives by planting trees and enhancing green spaces in towns and cities.

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Hays is delighted to be partnered with IEMA to support their Green Careers Hub, providing access to information and opportunities around green skills, jobs and careers.

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Hays is a proud sponsor of the Net Zero Festival at the Business Design Centre in London, leading a workshop on ‘The Climb: Growing Your Career & Becoming a Chief Sustainability Officer’.

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