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Req ID:  87255
Function:  Corporate Affairs
Posted:  Mar 7, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Global ESG Ratings & Reporting Manager or Senior Manager


Global ESG Ratings & Reporting Manager or Senior Manager



Founded in Paris in 1904, Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with a portfolio of iconic brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty serves consumers around the world, selling prestige and mass-market products in approximately 125 countries and territories. Coty and its brands empower people to express themselves freely, creating their own visions of beauty, and is committed to making a positive impact on the planet. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit




Support Coty’s sixth strategic pillar and ambition to become an industry leader in sustainability by building Coty’s ESG reputation externally, specifically with key ESG rating agencies and investors. Act as the voice of the investor within Coty, to ensure Coty’s ESG strategy meets the needs and expectations of ESG rating agencies and leading investors, including being key point of contact with investors on ESG matters, collecting feedback and reporting back to the Sustainability Steering Committee.


The role will also be responsible for Coty’s ESG ratings agency engagement, positioning Coty as an attractive ESG proposition. A large part of this role will also be to demonstrate performance against our Beauty That Lasts sustainability strategy by ensuring we have the right data architecture and reporting processes in place, informed by best practice and standards. This includes strengthening our existing reporting and internal assurance processes.


The role has a global scope, sitting within the global Corporate Affairs team and bridging between functional sub-teams on Sustainability and Investor Relations. Fostering cross-functional collaboration with the wider business will be essential to success.




Ratings Agency & Investor Engagement

  • Build Coty’s investor and ratings agency ESG engagement strategy
  • Lead Coty’s ESG ratings agency engagement, with particular focus on MSCI
  • Respond to/lead engagement with investors on ESG, including acting as a spokesperson for Coty in calls/meetings.


Data & Reporting

  • Drive program to identify near-term ESG reporting strategy, in line with requirements (legal and best practice standards).
  • Support to build Coty’s ESG data architecture and reporting system (such as carbon, diversity policies, health and safety standards, environmental management, etc.) with a focus on current and future reporting needs, investor and ratings demands.


Sustainability Strategy

  • Leverage feedback from external stakeholders to help shape Coty’s ESG policies and data collection tools.
  • Monitor evolving landscape of ESG data (including reporting standards and ratings) and analyze emerging trends in ESG disclosures.
  • Monitor and update the business (Sustainability Steering Committee, Corporate Affairs, Executive Committee and Board) on Coty ESG performance in relation to peers


Collaboration & Communication

  • Liaise with Corporate Affairs, Investor Relations teams to communicate Coty’s ESG progress externally.
  • Partner with functions (Supply Chain, Finance, HR, R&D, Procurement, Legal) across the business to secure data needs for external reporting and ESG ratings.
  • Input into sustainability education programs designed to upskill the business on sustainability.
  • Support internal & external communication on sustainability as required, including preparing statements and communications materials.




Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in ESG and ESG Ratings, MSCI and/or Sustain analytics preferred
  • Understanding of ESG reporting standards including GRI, SASB, UN Global Compact
  • 5-10 years’ experience
  • Experience in a sustainability-related role, and experience in Investor Relations or Audit
  • Holistic understanding of the ESG landscape and able to act as a spokesperson on the topic
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in sustainability-related discipline desired
  • Understanding of ESG data tools and systems desired


Required skills:

  • Strategic thinker able to join the dots across themes and topics
  • Pragmatic and nimble approach, that can adapt to evolving business needs
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to digest complex data
  • Team player with a collaborative mentality
  • Ability to take a brief, digest it, and mobilize into action
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing and English language skills
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented, self-starter
  • Passionate about sustainable business, with an understanding of how to make a business case
  • Ability to work in international business context
  • Ability to act and operate independently, with direction from Management




You’ll get to work in a passionate team of communicators and subject matter experts, with the freedom to carve out a unique role for yourself, and have some fun along the way. Our people make us who we are. United by the value of fearless kindness, we welcome new ideas, innovate thinking, and people with a passion to create Beauty That Lasts. If you’re the kind of person who wants to make and impact and help create simply better solutions for a better world, we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam