Consultant, Sustainability & Climate Change at Deloitte

Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services in 56 offices across Canada.  At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

With a network of people and deep technical skills in Canada and abroad, our Enterprise Risk Services practitioners help organizations manage risk in every area of business.  From developing an enterprise-wide program to protecting specific systems, we examine all levels of the organization to anticipate, understand and manage a broad spectrum of strategic and operational risk.  Whether the challenge is organizational, technical, operational or financial, we help organizations manage risk from the boardroom to the network.

Our Canadian practice is part of a global Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's Sustainability and Climate Change service line with 750 dedicated practitioners in more than 50 countries worldwide.  We are part of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a signatory to the Global Compact and a member of the GRI Board of Directors.

Examples of our Sustainability and Climate Change services include:

  • Develop and implement sustainability strategy, initiatives, performance measurement, and reporting activities related to corporate responsibility
  • EHS risk management and control, i.e. identify, assess, test and provide management advice related to environmental, health, safety risks
  • Develop and implement EHS strategy, management systems, initiatives and performance measurement
  • Provide clients with an independent third party verification of their non-financial data
  • Establish GHG footprint and assure emission profiles
  • Develop carbon compliance, adaptation and/or carbon market strategy
  • Conclude on environmental liabilities as part of financial audit services

Our core offerings are:

  • Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy
  • Energy and Natural Resource Management
  • Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain

As a member of our team you will:

  • Conduct client engagements in all areas of services offered by Deloitte's Sustainability & Climate Change practice 
  • Execute client delivery and business development research
  • Foster client relationships and play a key role in delivering services to clients
  • Contribute to the development of specific service line offerings
  • Participate in and initiate internal and external business development and thought leadership initiatives
  • Pursue a personal growth plan to stay abreast of professional and industry developments

As a Consultant you will:

  • Work in a collaborative team analyzing client issues and developing solutions
  • Author presentations and present findings to clients
  • Manage parts of client engagements
  • Prioritize objectives and contribute to project planning and status reporting


  • Undergraduate degree in environmental or related science, or engineering (ideally complemented with some business work experience)
  • Complementary graduate degree (MBA, MSc, MA) with a focus on environment, sustainability,  EHS issues, or systems and strategy is an asset
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of environmental management issues, experience with environmental site contamination and remediation and due diligence projects is an asset
  • Experience EHS management and regulations is an asset
  • Sound understanding of  sustainability issues across various industry sectors
  • A self-developer who pursues a personal growth plan to stay abreast of professional and industry developments, an active member of one or more associations of sustainability / EHS professionals, is an asset
  • Effective business writing and presentation skills (the ideal candidate can provide samples of writing and presentation abilities) 
  • Bright, critical and strategic thinker and able to solve complex business issues
  • Highly organized with the ability to operate well with minimal supervision and considerable autonomy
  • Willing and able to travel (~ 15-30%) in Canada, the United States and on selected occasion overseas
  • 1-4 years of relevant work experience

Job title: Consultant, Sustainability & Climate Change

Location: Toronto

Contract: 12 months, full time