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Jobs in nature and biodiversity are increasing — here are 14 of the most interesting

A growing number of companies, in the United States as well as Europe, have created positions to support nature and biodiversity.

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Jobs in nature and biodiversity preservation are golden -- but they're not all that rare in 2024. Source: G Allen Penton via Shutterstock

Dozens of nature jobs are crossing the wires right now. These are front-line roles that will be instrumental in the mission to limit the climate crisis. 

Many of these positions have been created in the last half-decade or so, as a growing number of companies, in the United States as well as Europe, seek sustainability professionals to support nature and biodiversity. They aren’t just at firms that directly depend on natural capital, such as logging or agriculture. The latest nature-related jobs can be found inside chemical companies, real estate companies, tech giants, insurers, bankers and even fashion icons.

Below is a list of 14 of the most interesting biodiversity job openings currently hiring, including a buyer of carbon removal solutions at Microsoft and the manager of climate and nature at Christian Dior.

Corporate

Microsoft: Buyer, Carbon Removal Nature Based Solutions (Redmond, Washington)

CHANEL: Director, Nature and Climate (Paris)

Christian Dior Couture: Climate and Nature Manager (Paris)

VF Corporation: Senior Sustainability Analyst, Climate and Nature Data Analytics (Denver)

Ørsted: Renewable Energy and Biodiversity Program Intern (several U.S. locations)

Consulting

Quantis: Global Nature — Water Lead (any office)

Systemiq Ltd: Several nature & food roles (Amsterdam)

Anthesis Group: Consultant, Nature Solutions (remote U.S./Canada)

Palladium: Make It Possible: Senior Manager, Climate and Nature (Washington, D.C.)

KPMG Nederland: Senior Manager ESG — Nature & Biodiversity (Netherlands)

NGOs and coalitions

Nature Positive Initiative: Head of Strategic Engagement and Technical Director (remote)

Global Alliance for the Future of Food: Climate and Nature Director (remote)

WWF: Director, Nature-Based Solutions Design & Development (Washington, D.C.)

Capitals Coalition: Program Officer (remote in Netherlands or U.K.)

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