Internship - Social & Environmental Affairs (Jun 2019)

Hong Kong | Greater China | Legal / SEA

Purpose for the organization:

  • To conduct data analysis and support tracking of environmental business performance targets on energy, water, water, chemicals, wastewater standards and management system.
  • To support the implementation, transition and integration of the Environmental supplier programs with industry audit and assessment tools

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research & Analysis:
    • Research the most important macro drivers for emission (reduction) pathways in top countries based on framework
    • Conduct various types of data analysis, including handling:
      • 2019 supplier energy data to be used as the baseline year for projections into 2025 energy efficiency / GHG reductions
      • Waste water data required in waste water programs
      • SAC (Sustainable Apparel Organization tools such as Higg FEM 3.0) data and create supplier analysis reports
    • Conduct review of data quality and statistical analysis of supplier-provided environmental and resource management data in adidas’s EMeReT database
    • Deliver assessment reports, including gap analysis and recommendations, for each supplier in the relevant and pre-specified product category and division.
  • Administration:
    • Update /maintain the library of waste water discharge legal requirements for focused countries.
    • Track records on monitoring Higg performance in global supply chain
    • Communicate monthly/quarterly update to Sourcing team using the Progress Tracker
    • Integrate key sustainability KPIs and metrics in multiple functional areas

Key Relationships:

  • SEA Environmental Team, Field Operations and where applicable Program Operations teams in Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas;
  • Local Sourcing personnel for individual brands

Required main study courses:

  • Studying for a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in environmental or related fields
  • Technical background in sustainability or environmental science, including knowledge in principles of carbon accounting and water impact measurement is preferred.

Additional skills/ qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills, fluent English, additional Asia languages an asset Chinese/Putonghua, Vietnamese etc.
  • Excellent data analysis skills, eg., advanced Excel functions and data visualization techniques.
  • Experience in compiling raw data from multiple sources and preparing greenhouse gas inventories.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a variety of people across different cultures and time zones
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, and flexible

The internship is 6 months full time starting in January 2019

Student must be enrolled at the university for the complete duration of the internship


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The Facts

Jobtitle Internship - Social & Environmental Affairs (Jun 2019)
Team Legal / SEA
Brand adidas
City Hong Kong
Location Greater China
Number 186707
Position Type Intern
Date Nov-19, 2018
Relocation no

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