Danaher Corporation Environmental Sustainability Leader - Veralto (Hybrid) in Waltham, Massachusetts
Danaher (NYSE: DHR) is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. It’s portfolio of operating companies and world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. With over 25 major operating companies, Danaher drives growth both organically and inorganically through M&A.
Danaher has a diverse team of over 80,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS serves as our ultimate competitive advantage and has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values, and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do.
In 2021, Danaher generated $29B in revenue. The company is ranked #118 on the Fortune 500 and during the past 20+ years, Danaher stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 %. For additional company details, see www.danaher.com .
On September 14, 2022, Danaher announced its intention to separate its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment to create an independent, publicly traded company. The new company will be called Veralto and will be comprised of an outstanding collection of market-leading brands in Danaher's Environmental and Applied Solutions (EAS) segment: Hach, ChemTreat, Trojan, OTT HydroMet, and McCrometer from Danaher's Water Quality Platform and Videojet, Esko, X-Rite Pantone and Linx from the Product Identification Platform. The EAS segment generated revenue of approximately $4.8 billion in 2022 and has a global team of approximately 16,000 associates. As stewards of the world's most vital resources, Veralto will help ensure billions of people have safe food, water, and medicines every day. With a strong Danaher heritage, the Veralto team will continue to deliver trusted expertise to solve its customers' most complex workflow challenges. Its culture of continuous improvement will be codified in the Veralto Enterprise System, which is derived from the Danaher Business System. Veralto will be headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VLTO .
About The Role
Are you passionate about reducing the impact of business operations on the environment? Do you want to work alongside thousands of associates who believe our products help our customers take care of our planet? The Environmental Sustainability Leader has a unique opportunity to set strategic, multi-year goals on greenhouse gases, water, and waste and drive achievement toward these goals as we establish a standalone $5B public company. As a key member of the Sustainability Council, they will deploy environmental sustainability goals to senior leaders and track progress across EAS operating companies. The Environmental Sustainability Leader will serve as the principal interface to external ESG ratings firms and will work with the Sustainability Program Manager to ensure accurate reporting of metrics underscoring ESG issues and opportunities for our businesses.
The Environmental Sustainability Leader is responsible for influencing executive stakeholders to strategically advance environmental sustainability targets for the corporation while overseeing an annual ESG ratings program. This individual will identify and deploy best practices in environmental sustainability using DBS while gaining a broad level visibility to operations, product roadmaps, and cross-functional processes across all segments of the corporation.
This position is part of the Sustainability Team and will be located ONSITE in the Waltham, MA area.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Track market dynamics, changing investor and customer sentiment, science advancements, and sustainability-reporting technology platforms to influence overall sustainability strategy and operational decisions
Manage and maintain annual program for monitoring and engaging with key third party rating firms
Develop and manage methodologies to govern collection, calculation, and auditing of all sustainability-related data
Collaborate with legal, EHS, communications, HR, compliance, risk management, governance, procurement, investor relations, and operating leaders across the organization to collect sustainability data. Collect data, QA/QC and automate processes and procedures to produce ESG Data Summary for annual Sustainability Report.
Champion improvement opportunities to accelerate progress towards goals using DBS.
The essential requirements of the job include:
BS Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, or related technical discipline
Justified progressive experience in sustainability measurement and reporting systems, e.g., Gensuite, Ecovadis, etc.
Project management experience spanning multiple corporate functions and operating segments
Strong communications skills as evidenced by external presentations, written proposals, reports, and correspondence
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
- Serving as primary interface to ESG ratings firms
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.
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