Internship - Social and Environmental Affairs (6 month, Jan 2020)

Hong Kong | Greater China | Legal / SEA

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • To conduct environmental data analytics and support the tracking of environmental business performance targets on energy, water, water, chemicals, wastewater standards and management system.
  • To support the transition, preparation and research for 2025 environmental program.

Key Responsibilities and Projects in bullet points:

  • Support data analysis and checking from adidas internal database on various environmental aspects, e.g. energy, water, waste, wastewater and etc…
  • Perform desktop research on various environmental initiatives for key countries
  • Support and coordinate various key environmental stakeholder meetings, e.g. internal team meetings etc.
  • Support and develop key environmental training materials

Key Objectives (special tasks and learnings):

  • Working with their Line Supervisor and other relevant colleagues in supporting the environmental program implementation to get more hand's on experience.
  • Support the transition, preparation and research for 2025 environmental program to understand supply chain program’s strategy development, implementation and monitoring

Key Relationships:

  • SEA Environmental Team, Field Operations and where applicable Program Operations teams in Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas;

Required main study courses:

  • Studying for a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in Environmental science, Sustainability studies, or other disciplines with environmental focus
  • Technical background in sustainability or environmental science, including knowledge in principles of carbon accounting and water impact measurement is preferred.

Required language skills:

  • Strong communication skills, fluent English, additional Asia languages an asset Chinese/Putonghua, Vietnamese etc.

Additional skills/ qualifications:

  • Knowledge in at least one or more key environmental strategic areas, e.g. climate (scope 3), GHG protocol, Paris agreement, waste recovery, water saving, etc
  • Data analysis skills, e.g. advanced Excel functions and data visualization techniques.
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a variety of people across different cultures and time zones
  • Understanding of environmental challenges in Asian countries
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, and flexible
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Internship - Social and Environmental Affairs (6 month, Jan 2020)
Team Legal / SEA
Brand adidas
City Hong Kong
Location Greater China
Number 204200
Position Type Intern
Date Oct-14, 2019
Relocation no

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