Globally Responsible
Careers in STEM

Environmental manager

Environmental managers oversee the performance of organisations, making sure environmental standards and legislation are met

As an environmental manager or sustainability manager, you will ensure that an organisation is operating in accordance with environmental guidelines and targets. Your role will involve examining corporate activities to determine where improvements can be made and ensuring compliance with environmental legislation across the organisation.

You will also create, implement and monitor environmental strategies to promote sustainable development. Your wide remit means you will review the whole operation, carrying out environmental audits and assessments, identifying and resolving environmental problems and ensuring necessary changes are implemented.

Related SDG Goal
SDG Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
SDG Goal 9:  Industry, innovation and infrastructure
SDG Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
SDG Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
SDG Goal 13: Climate action
SDG Goal 14: Life below water
SDG Goal 15: Life on land

SGR, Globally Responsible Careers 2021