Job Title:  Environmental, Social, and Governance Specialist

Req ID:  38732
Job Category:  Legal

St. Louis, MO, US, 63133


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Specialist will provide input and drive implementation of STERIS’s sustainability strategy. The role will focus on marketing and communications of ESG activities, reporting, and initiatives internally and externally.  The specialist will work with cross functional teams, outside industry groups, and Customers to deliver practical sustainability solutions that enable our business to grow while meeting stakeholder expectations. Perform other duties as assigned.

This position is located onsite in St. Louis, MO with opportunity for a hybrid work schedule. 


  • Support the implementation of a multi-year ESG strategy that aligns with the company’s vision.
  • Assist in the submissions for formal evaluations conducted by leading corporate sustainability research and ratings firms, including MSCI, ISS, and CDP and others.
  • Manage the company sustainability website and assist with the publication of the Corporate Responsibility / Sustainability Report.
  • Sit on divisional sustainability committees and promote progress on projects. 
  • Support the continued establishment of and measurement of progress against formal quantitative and qualitative ESG goals and targets.
  • Partner with marketing and commercial teams to optimally position sustainability at the Customer level by developing marketing materials.
  • Bring awareness to sustainability efforts internally.
  • Complete Customer survey requests while ensuring consistency and accuracy of information. 
  • Engage with operations, engineering, research & development, and other teams to identify sustainability opportunities. 
  • Research emerging ESG regulations and standards.
  • Partner with data analytics to analyze data and manage ESG dashboards.


Required Experience

Bachelor's degree

Minimum 3 years' experience in corporate responsibility/ ESG/ Sustainability or marketing and communications.


Preferred Experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible.
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills. 
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Technical knowledge and experience with relevant standards and reporting frameworks, including CDP, EcoVadis, Ecodesk, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), Greenhouse Gas Protocol, and others. 
  • Presentation skills, including public speaking and PowerPoint experience.
  • Experience with internal audit processes and investor relations. 
  • Digital design experience preferred.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  38732
Job Category:  Legal

St. Louis, MO, US, 63133

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