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Sustainability Consultant at UL in Northbrook, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


Contribute to a safer, secure and more sustainable World!

At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

The Sustainability Consultant will be responsible for consulting with clients on their environmental and sustainability needs using UL's existing Environment programs and assisting in the development of new programs . The Consultant will help to manage and deliver on projects and assist the organization in achieving its strategic and revenue goals. Under minimal supervision, this individual independently plans and carries out projects to achieve stated objectives , supports the planning and direction of project schedules and budgets, supports the management of project activities generally within a department or functional area. Projects may include assessments of operations, methods, and procedures, and reviews of organization structures. Additional topics include helping customers understand how to identify, prioritize, and manage environmental and social issues, conducting benchmarking assessments, and providing research support for supply chain risk assessments .


  • Consults with clients on environmental and sustainability topics in current areas of expertise.
  • Manages multiple customer projects from definition to execution to meet customer needs
  • Delivers on revenue goals and practice growth goals
  • Supports business development activities by performing needs analyses to identify areas for study and/or opportunities for new programs , det ermining methodology and development plans, estimating resource needs, and conducting cost/benefit analyses.
  • Prepares and presents reports or program proposals which include recommendations and supporting arguments.
  • Manages program performance by evaluating performance standards and implementing corrective actions.
  • Identifies new market opportunities by overlaying emerging demand drivers with business capabilities
  • Secures own business leads through internal and external networking
  • Earns credibility with stakeholders and clients using a blend of technical depth and communication skills
  • Advance s leads to close by developing and executing strategies
  • Support s regional business development and lead activation sessions as SME on sustainability themes.
  • Deliver s discrete consulting projects when aligned with Turbo or Enterprise business growth.
  • Represent s business at internal and external events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field, such as Environmental Science
  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience, such as environmental sustainability, sustainability consulting, etc.
  • Knowledge in Supply Chain Sustainability, Carbon Management, environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)
  • Experience in environmental data analysis
  • Skilled with environmental data reporting tools
  • Ability to utilize data to create business proposals, present to stakeholders, and utilize allocated budgets to expand business operations
  • Able to work with remote teams across the globe
  • Able to travel up to 25%