We work for both organisations and individual clients - enabling organisations to find and recruit the best candidates and coaching individuals to find meaning and reward in their career

Our Focus: Sustainability

 

Global challenges such as climate change and destruction of the environment have reached critical tipping points and the importance of prioritising Sustainability as a driving force is more apparent than ever.

 

Sustainability innovations across technology, systems and processes have been implemented by pioneering organisations across many sectors, although business growth is sometimes held back through lack of a strong talent pool. At the same time, individuals from a range of different career backgrounds are keen to support a more sustainable world through their job and career choices, making business a force for good.

 

Our experience suggests that it can be as challenging for organisations to find and recruit the right people as it is for individuals to align their skills and experience with sustainability - focused jobs and new, green career paths. Our recruitment team locates and engages the best candidates and our coaching team supports sustainable career choices.

Our Services

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Executive Talent Search:

helping organisations to recruit talented candidates

We assist organisations to identify, attract and recruit the most talented candidates by delivering strong shortlists for global roles through closely targeted project support. Clients range from multinationals to niche founder-operators across a range of sectors including professional services, manufacturing, retail, energy, banking and finance, international development and not-for-profit.  Many of our clients are aligned to sustainability principles through their mission and values, products and services or operating practices. 

We also assist with recruitment at graduate level and provide support for internationally mobile employees and their accompanying partners.

Career Coaching and Job Search Support

We empower individuals to find meaning, value and reward in their career through one to one coaching providing direct, on-going and hands-on support. We empower job search, assist career change, support development and advise on realignment following redundancy. We work with individuals at every career stage from Board and senior management to graduates and career entrants. We are particularly keen to support anyone developing or seeking to establish a sustainability-focused career. 

 

Our Expertise

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We support both organisations and individual clients operating in the fields of climate change, environment and sustainable development -  assisting organisations to find and engage the most talented candidates, supporting individuals to maximise career opportunities. Our assignments have spanned each of the fields below:

 

Climate Change

 

 

Low Carbon Construction and Transport, Energy efficiency

Sustainability Consulting, Renewable Energy, 

Low Impact Architecture and Design, ESG, Responsible Investment, 

Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, CSR, Environmental Education

Behaviour Change, Sustainable Finance, Climate Policies and Regulation

Environment

Conservation and Ecology; Pollution Control; Air Quality; EIA

Environmental Economics; Natural Capital Accounting; Water, Soils and Agriculture; Circular Economy, Zero Waste; Low Impact goods and services

Sustainable Development

Impact Investing and Social Finance; Sustainable Livelihood Development

Clean Technology, Renewable Energy,

Sustainable Construction and Design, 

Responsible Production and Consumption; 

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

 

 

 

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    Testimonials

Executive Talent Search:

I have no hesitation in recommending Philippa, Director of Sustainable Prospects. She understands our recruitment requirements and draws on her sector knowledge, environmental qualifications and search expertise to engage the very best candidates.  I have been impressed at her desire to go ‘the extra mile" adopting a value add rather than task based approach, successfully adapting traditional executive search models to suit our needs.

Talent Director, Environment Consultancy

Very experienced at dealing with clients, colleagues and candidates at all levels and their excellent communication skills ensure that outstanding results are delivered even in the most difficult circumstances.  

Director, Executive Search Firm

Career Coaching and Job Search Support:

I was a bit of a loss this time last year, having been jumping from one job to another trying to find something in the sustainability sector that also allowed me to get outside and use my degree. You gave me ideas for work that I wasn't aware of and provided detailed information about different sectors and what I could I expect from different careers. Now, I am happily employed in a marine ecological consultancy and love having the chance to get outside as well as use my brain! Thank you!

Early Career Environment Consultant

I was having a ‘crisis of career confidence’! I definitely got the validation I sought and afterwards felt much more comfortable. Instead of looking at what I’m lacking, your advice showed how to use my past experience to my advantage. You came into the conversation with no preconceptions, listened to my thoughts and drew practical conclusions. I appreciated being given a set of options instead of the usual approach ‘this is the one thing you should look at – do it and come back to me’! 

Early Career Management Consultant

Thank you very much for  the very helpful tips and suggestions. I have been busy following your advice and already have many interviews coming up. I cannot thank you enough!  

Recent Sustainability Graduate

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Sustainable Prospects Ltd, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU

+44 (0)1235 767333

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