Sustainable Banking Associate/Sr. Associate

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Sustainable Banking Associate/Sr. Associate

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Sustainable Banking Team

The Credit Agricole CIB Sustainable Banking team is dedicated to servicing CACIB clients and business lines on all ESG and sustainable finance matters.

The Sustainable Banking team is located in Paris, New York and Hong Kong and is one of the oldest (created in 2009) and most active sustainable finance teams in the investment banking market. The team boasts deep expertise in social and environmental topics and close relationships with ESG investors, specialized impact investors and borrowers with key social and environmental objectives. The team supports CACIB originators, syndicates and sales team members and advises on latest developments in the space.

Key Responsibilities

·        Provide sector analysis and monitoring of the Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds and Loans market;

·        Analysis of projects eligible for sustainable debt transactions;

·        Assist in the preparation of pitches, proposals, newsletters and any relevant materials for the origination process;

·        Promote the general awareness of CACIB’s global sustainable debt capabilities through proactive marketing and events;

·        Support in the internal education of coverage, DCM and GMD teams regarding sustainable debt instruments (e.g. Green Bonds, Social Bonds, Sustainability Linked Loans) to ensure sufficient market expertise; and

·        Assist the team in other daily tasks.


Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

-Master's degree in business, sustainability or environmental science a plus.

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years


• Demonstrated knowledge of and passion for sustainability issues, sustainable investing industry trends and the sustainable bond and loan market.
• Minimum 3 years of relevant experience preferably in financial services, responsible investing, sustainability consulting and/or corporate sustainability.
• Strong attention to detail and analytical skills a must.
• Ideal candidate has experience with corporate sustainability reporting and ESG rating methodology.