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Internship – Sustainable Investment- EN

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A leader in investment in Québec, Desjardins Capital is one of the most active investors in the market. A true lever for entrepreneurship, it offers strategic and financial support to growing businesses and contributes to the sustainable prosperity of local people and communities.

Desjardins Capital has more than 50 years of expertise, $3 billion invested in more than 750 companies, and a growing team of 140 professionals established throughout Quebec.

As an intern in sustainable investment, you will join a team under the Business Expertise and Performance Vice Presidency of Desjardins Capital. You will work closely with the Senior Advisor, Sustainable Investment, whose main mission is to act as an internal and external consultant on issues related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. You will work on the implementation of a diagnostic process for partner companies in the portfolio.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the Senior Advisor, Sustainable Investment in the implementation of Desjardins Capital’s ESG strategy
  • Develop and maintain the necessary tools for ESG diagnostics of partner companies
  • Conduct ESG diagnostics with designated partner companies
  • Monitor ESG-related performance indicators
  • Monitor ESG standards, requirements and regulations.

Other Working Conditions

  • The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work
  • Temporary work: scheduled to end on September 02, 2023
  • Number of jobs available: 1


  • You are a student in a program of study related to sustainable development, responsible investment or in an appropriate discipline
  • You are eligible for a recognized or credited internship activity as part of your program of study
  • Experience working in data analysis functions (an asset)

Specific knowledge

  • Mastery of the Office suite (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint)

Desjardins Cross-sector Skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Trainee (FG)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.