Website Lululemon

Location: British Columbia

Overview: This role is part of the enterprise-wide sustainability team shaping the future of impact within our brand and business. This work doesn’t just live in one function; social and environmental impact at lululemon is integrated in everything we do. The team leads and integrates our vision and initiatives across the company to create value for our brand, our collective (guests, employees, makers, ambassadors), and society. The result? lululemon is an innovative, purpose-driven brand creating a future that we want to live in.

Responsibilities: 

As Senior Manager, Climate Action, you will drive lululemon’s efforts towards achieving its 2030 Science Based Targets and 2050 net zero ambition, working to co-develop GHG reduction strategies across the company’s owned and operated facilities and supply chain, to drive implementation acrossed owned and operated facilities and select supply chain initiatives, and to track and support reporting on progress, both internally and externally. This is a highly cross-functional and influence-driven role which requires deep integration and partnership with internal functions and industry stakeholders.
  • Drive enterprise development and implementation of lululemon’s 2030 climate strategy and roadmap towards meeting our science based targets for scopes 1, 2 and 3
  • Mobilize cross-functional working group(s) to action lululemon’s climate plan, and provide progress updates to the Climate Action Steering Committee, to support enterprise-wide accountability and decision-making
  • Partner with Responsible Supply Chain (RSC) Environment team to support their work with vendors, and partner with other key teams to ensure climate action aligns to enterprise roadmap
  • Embed climate action strategies and accountabilities in business strategy and operations, through strategic process and influence
  • Oversee lululemon’s corporate renewable electricity strategy to maintain achievement of RE100 goal
  • Co-develop and support implementation of owned/operated facility energy reduction and sustainable transportation strategies and roadmaps, in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Create future strategies including 2050 net zero roadmap and integration of nature/land-based climate solutions
  • Oversee the annual development of lululemon’s carbon footprint in accordance with established protocols
  • Oversee climate data analytics including the development of models and scenario analysis tools to support understanding of emissions hotspots and pathways to achieving 2030 and net zero goals
  • Prepare for upcoming climate legislation, including oversight of implementation of controls and software solutions to meet evolving protocols
  • Assess evolving climate and industry trends and conduct peer benchmarking, including by developing external relationships with climate experts and brands, and through collaboration platforms and working groups; intepret findings in business relevant ways.
  • Provide content for internal and external reporting initiatives such CDP, lululemon annual impact report and our climate transition action plan
  • Develop and deliver materials and education to key leaders across the organization to build business-relevant understanding of climate related legislation, trends and strategies
  • Lead and co-create relevant business cases in a complex and fast paced environment and contribute to building climate finance capacity within the organization and finance functions

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in areas of business, environmental science, engineering, finance or supply chain management
  • 8 to 12 years experience working in climate change and sustainability for a large corporation or institution (knowledge of global supply chains is a must, retail or apparel industry experience an asset)
  • Strong knowledge of climate change and GHG emissions accounting including GHG protocol, Science Based Targets, and renewable energy procurement
  • Demonstrated experience developing enterprise-level strategies, business cases and implementation roadmaps
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills and executive presence, with ability to bring business relevance to conversations. Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience influencing internal and external stakeholders to drive cross functional change and carbon reduction initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to provide business insights and present data/communicate strategy in a business relevant and compelling way
  • Experience with strategy development and implementation
  • Comfort with ambiguity and an ability to adapt to evolving priorities
  • Strong problem solving abilities with a solutions oriented mindset
  • Strong organization skills, ability to prioritize time and tasks
  • Advanced proficiency with PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated mentorship and people leadership experience with a proven ability to build a team-oriented environment that is positioned to define and achieve outcomes

 

To apply for this job please visit careers.lululemon.com.