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PWC- One Firm Services - Sustainability Associate - Graduate Programme


DEPARTMENT: Assurance 

Type of employment: Full-Time

About PWC

In the world of sustainability, both organizations and government are gearing up their action to tackle the global challenge we are facing with climate, biodiversity and other environmental issues in creating a sustainable environment.  Stakeholders including government, listed / private organization, investors, fund managers etc. require support from professional advisor to walk this journey together.

Their advice thus goes right to the heart of corporate strategy, operations, and governance to address the rapid change of regulations as well as investors and consumer preferences.   Our holistic corporate sustainable strategy provides solutions to client that covers product development, material procurement, production, supply chain and infrastructure construction, carbon reduction / net zero, helping enterprises to realize their business value.


In the capital market (including green and sustainable finance) regulators promote transparency in ESG/ related reporting and therefore, it is important that our team of experts can provide both consulting and assurance services in this aspect.

Government also requires advisors with deep expertise to formulate and implement response to the challenges and opportunities in our political and business environment for a sustainable future. Our involvement in public sector administration and reform is extensive, and covers public policy and strategy (including business planning and options evaluation, and regulatory impact assessment), infrastructure and real estate procurement, economic analysis and market/sector reviews, performance and process improvement, corporate governance, programme and project management, and information system strategy and selection (including technology and security assessment, and data management).

In PwC,They empowered by our one team expert solution for our full fledge sustainability consulting and assurance services.

Job description and responsibilities

In PwC, you will gain the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities.

Pwc work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We work in industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, media and technologies (TMT), fund managers, banks and insurance, consumer products, food and beverage, property development and management, energy and public utilities, automotive industry. 

Pwc help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimizing deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage. You will have the chance to be involved in the following work. 

  • Assist clients in setting up ESG governance structures, processes, goal setting, benchmarking and support continuous improvement of ESG 

  • Work as part of the team in the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and assurance engagements. 

  • Provide service on ESG risks management for the clients, including climate change, supply chain management and Environment, green value chain,  Health and Safety (EHS) management

  • Formulate science based, economic and efficient ESG roadmap to drive ESG integration across corporate products and market strategies 

  • Work as part of team on carbon neutral, carbon reduction and roadmap setting ,conduct carbon inventory (碳盘查) calculations, setting science-based emission reduction targets (e.g. SBTi)

  • Develop carbon disclosure framework and management systems (e.g. TCFD, CDP) and prepare TCFD disclosure 

  • Provide advisory and assurance services on green and sustainable finance or ESG financial products

  • ESG due diligence in sell or buy M&A transaction

  • Provide advisory ESG consulting services using the PwC ESG Digital Tools

  • Integrated Product Development and Product Lifecycle Management;

  • Lean Sigma Management

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Performance Turnaround

  • Digital Supply Chain, Green Value Chain Advisory

  • Support on projects that help to deliver effective public policy

  • Identify, clarify and resolve their strategic and operating success issues by thoroughly preparing for and conducting interviews

  • Conduct market research, gathering required data,  testing data quality and reconcile data across sources, executing required analyses, identifying issues and problems, 



Pwc looking for high caliber tertiary students from any discipline who demonstrate:


  • Experience and enthusiasm relevant to our client services;

  • Energetic, passionate and fast learner;

  • Strong communication, facilitaion and interpersonal skills;

  • Good organization skills with influencing skills / leadership potential;

  • Flexibility to travel to out-of-town assignments and working on-site;

  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible to work longer hours if needed; 

  • Passion to work with different stakeholders, including government, public and private sector

  • Project or research experience in any of our areas of focus mentioned above 

  • Practical experience working with or in public sector organizations ( a plus for certain service area)

  • Strong analytical mindset and creative problem solving capabilities 

  • Team player

  • Excellent command of English, Putonghua or Cantonese (written and spoken)

  • Majoring in environmental science, sustainability, Finance, Economics, English, Accounting, Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/ or related discipline 

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