Full-Time, Remote, Exempt Position





As You Sow seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.


Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making.


As You Sow is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1992 that promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the path to a safe, just, and sustainable world for all, can be achieved by compelling corporations to take greater responsibility for the impacts of their environmental, social, and governance policies and practices. We achieve this goal through direct engagement, shareholder advocacy, research, publishing scorecards, and other innovative and legal actions. Here is such an example.

COMMITMENT TO DEI  (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)

As You Sow actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation.



This is a full-time, exempt, remote position. The Say on Climate Associate will primarily support the Say on Climate Initiative Manager in helping companies to develop and disclose climate transition plans. Integral to As You Sow’s innovative approach to changing corporations to do good, this thoughtful position works with different companies by setting targets to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, filing shareholder resolutions, conducting research and helping coordinate shareholder dialogue. Furthermore, this will offer an exciting opportunity to develop and advance As You Sow’s Say on Climate initiative and help change the world. The ideal candidate has skills in research, writing reports, drafting proposals, and most importantly, is excited to work with an engaging and motivated team in sowing seeds of social change for corporate accountability through shareholder power.

Position Type: 1.0 FTE. Exempt

Start date: Position will be open until filled

Reports to: President and Chief Counsel



Support the development of shareholder resolutions, including research and writing of resolutions, proxy memos, responses to company no-action requests.
Scheduling, tracking, and participating in company dialogues and negotiations as well as preparing research briefs on corporate climate actions.
Research and writing of reports, blogs, and press releases on topics relating to climate change and other relevant issue areas. This includes research and writing to update the Road to Zero Emissions report.
Assess company practices and disclosures (financial, governance, and sustainability).
Collaborate with faith-based investors, institutional investors, and other colleagues.
Monitor media, analyst reports, online postings, and other information sources.
Potential opportunities to speak at corporate annual meetings.



2+ years of experience in corporate responsibility, SRI, and ESG.
Desired knowledge on climate and sustainability
Strong interpersonal engagement and communication skills.
Excellent research, analysis, and writing skills, with competence in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Experience with project management tools a plus.
Strong administrative skills to coordinate schedules and communication threads.
Organizational and time management skills, with excellent attention to detail.
Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to act independently, communicate frequently, and ask questions when needed.
Demonstrated commitment to progressive social and environmental change.
Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and commitment to excellence.
Sense of humor appreciated.

Range of $65,000 to $69,000 annual, negotiable depending upon experience..
Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401K, parental leave, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, 9 sick days, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment, 15 vacation days the second year, and 20 vacation days the third year and beyond.
A team with passion and fun
A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment



Please apply through our job site https://asyousow.bamboohr.com/careers/56?source=aWQ9NDA%3D Applications will be accepted until a great candidate is found. We thank all applicants for your interest.



BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other people from communities traditionally underrepresented in the environmental and energy efficiency sectors, are encouraged to apply.

As You Sow is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

For more information about As You Sow, go to: www.asyousow.org