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Board Member (Volunteer): Focus on Climate and Sustainability

Pyxera Global is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. For over a quarter-century, we’ve created groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors, leveraging the unique attributes of each to create shared value and innovative solutions to complex challenges.

We work across thematic social areas, including circular economies, equity in healthcare, small business growth, and bridging the digital divide. Our initiatives include a wide range of methodologies, including enterprise development, skills-based employee engagement and designing impactful corporate social responsibility strategies, and community partnership efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Pyxera Global endeavors to practice environmental sustainability and elevate diversity and inclusion within and outside our organization. Learn more about our commitments.

About This Role

We are seeking a board member with a strong background in climate, circular economy, and sustainability, particularly individuals with private sector experience in this area who either serve or have served as a Chief Sustainability Officer or similar role. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our mission, leveraging your subject matter expertise to help drive impactful change at the intersection of business, environmental stewardship, and community impact.  

Board meetings are held four times yearly, and members attend in person (preferred) or virtually. In addition to general board responsibilities, our ideal candidate will bring insights into environmental sustainability, private sector networks, and strategies for creating a positive impact in this crucial area. 

Requirements

Pyxera Global is looking for individuals with a global worldview and a passion for climate mitigation and adaptation, circular economy and corporate sustainability. Ideal candidates will have: 

  • Private sector/corporate experience in climate, circular economy and sustainability 
  • Previous roles as a Chief Sustainability Officer or similar 
  • Knowledge of environmental issues both domestically and internationally 
  • Experience in navigating complex corporate structures with a focus on sustainability 
  • Relationships with firms with both domestic and international reach 

 

Benefits: This is a volunteer, unpaid position.  Benefits include contributing to a mission-driven organization focused on creating a a world where equitable, regenerative systems enable all communities to thrive. Join a passionate group committed to leveraging the power of partnerships for good. 

Application Instructions

Please submit a brief letter explaining your interest and your experience in Climate, Circular Economy, and Sustainability, along with your resume, to opportunities@pyxeraglobal.org.

Applications without the above requirements will not be considered. In the subject of the email, please write “Board Member (Volunteer): Focus on Climate and Sustainability”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis.

Posting Closing: April 30, 2023

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