VP, Sustainability

Meta is looking for a Vice President to lead our global Sustainability organization, which reports into the Infrastructure organization. This role will be responsible for leading our global sustainability strategy, conceptualizing and developing the vision and strategy to drive the company’s corporate sustainability efforts, as well as the roadmaps for implementing and executing these initiatives. This is a highly cross-functional leadership role that will partner with organizations across the company to minimize Meta’s environmental footprint and to drive innovative solutions that support a net zero carbon future. The ideal candidate will be an experienced sustainability leader with a proven track record of developing and executing sustainability strategies at scale. He/She will have the ability to represent Meta’s sustainability efforts internally and externally, uncover strategic opportunities, and deliver innovative solutions.
VP, Sustainability Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for the success and long term vision of Sustainability at Meta, as well as for integration and alignment of sustainability across key businesses and functions
  • Lead the development and execution of sustainability strategies resulting in Net Zero Carbon Footprint by 2030 and Water Positive by 2030
  • Advise the Board of Directors and other internal leaders on priority sustainability issues and emerging topics
  • Partner with Responsible Supply Chain leadership to drive improved supplier environmental performance as well as embed human rights and climate justice considerations into overall sustainability priorities
  • Oversee a highly cross-functional team responsible for corporate sustainability commitments, reporting, internal and external partnerships, and investments in initiatives which help progress net zero carbon goals
  • Build and manage relationships with strategically important external partners to stay informed on emerging trends, standards, and issues that may impact the business and wider industry
  • Build external community networks and communicate as the face of Meta’s sustainability program in broader industry forums and engagements
  • Build, scale, and lead with empathy a high performing and inclusive team, setting ambitious, measurable objectives and goals which will have direct impact to Meta’s Sustainability commitments
  • Understand organization health (engagement, retention, feedback) and effectively diagnose and solve complex issues spanning multiple teams to unblock execution
  • Role model company values, culture, and ethical standards and hold teams to the same standard
Minimum Qualifications
  • 15+ years experience in sustainability, knowledge of environmental and climate related issues with a clear track record of successfully implementing sustainability strategies across large businesses
  • 8+ years experience growing teams and designing organizations to maximize long-term impact
  • Industry experience and understanding of the marketplace, emerging technologies, and commercial dynamics
  • Strategically minded and commercially astute with a proven capacity to translate information and ideas into actionable plans
  • A credible industry thought leader experienced at engaging with and communicating to key internal and external stakeholders, across a variety of initiatives and industry forums
  • Experience communicating to audiences with the willingness to represent the company’s interests at the highest levels
  • Experience anticipate future trends across the industry to influence, create and drive strategic impact, engagement and communication
  • Internal partnership skills and the experience working across multiple teams in a large organization, align goals, and develop execution plans
  • Experience fostering and managing partnerships with private sector partners, NGOs, governments, and multilateral organizations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong experience aligning with existing sustainability frameworks such as CDP, TCFD, SBTi, SASB
  • Proven experience designing meaningful goals and KPIs against which to measure sustainability performance
  • Results-driven project management, experience leading and executing effectively and showing significant results
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(New York City only*) Planned salary of $1/year + bonus + equity + benefits
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