Climate Initiatives Senior (Hybrid -3 Days in Office)

Freddie Mac



McLean, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Freddie Mac:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    e Corporate Sustainability Office at Freddie Mac is waiting to hear from you!

    Our Impact:

    Freddie Mac's mission is to provide liquidity, stability, and affordability to the housing market. Our team is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the corporate sustainability strategy, including driving climate impact through partnerships, initiatives, and program development. We also manage sustainability reporting and analysis, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) accounting, and ESG ratings, and support employee education and engagement.

    Your Impact:

    • Drive GHG emissions and sustainability reporting initiatives; gather data from cross-functional teams and identify opportunities to improve data quality and GHG emissions tools.

    • Facilitate implementation of carbon accounting software enhancements with third-party vendors and internal stakeholders.

    • Author and assist with public and regulatory disclosures of Scopes 1, 2, and 3 GHG emissions.

    • Implement and enhance controlled processes related to GHG emissions quantification and disclosure.

    • Lead walkthrough and remediations stemming from internal audits and external assurance of GHG emissions.

    • Drive the execution of cross-functional projects forward to make progress on sustainability goals and strategy.

    • Synthesize and document complex information; author deliverables, status reports and present to senior leadership, our regulator Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and ESG investors on key topics.

    • Assess changes to climate regulatory landscape and determine impacts to carbon accounting and disclosure processes.

    • Support other initiative and strategy work as business needs require.


    • 5+ years of related experience.

    • Bachelor's degree required.

    • Strong written and presentation skills; data analysis and accounting experience preferred.

    • Adept at managing and executing projects, building relationships, and partnering with multi-functional teams.

    • Demonstrated ability to drive the GHG emissions disclosure process including methodology selection, quantification, assurance, and publication.

    • Experience interpreting, aligning, and implementing regulatory or industry frameworks related to GHG emissions management and reporting including but not limited to GHG Protocol, PCAF, SEC Climate Rule, and state level reporting requirements.

    • Proven ability to navigate the carbon accounting market; experience facilitating the implementation of third-party and in-house GHG quantification tools.

    • Experience working with suppliers and others in the value chain outside of the company is a plus.

    Keys to Success in this Role:

    • Independent, positive, creative, and pragmatic problem solver.

    • Strong quantitative, analytic, organizational skills.

    • Strong communicator who is able to effectively explain complex topics.

    • Comfortable with complex concepts that may have multiple variables and can adapt quickly to shifts in strategy based on dynamic business needs and independently address problems as they arise.

    • Positive demeanor and relentlessly curious

    Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

    Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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    Time-type:Full time

    FLSA Status:Exempt

    Freddie Mac offers a comprehensive total rewards package to include competitive compensation and market-leading benefit programs. Information on these benefit programs is available on our Careers site.

    This position has an annualized market-based salary range of $110,000 - $164,000 and is eligible to participate in the annual incentive program. The final salary offered will generally fall within this range and is dependent on various factors including but not limited to the responsibilities of the position, experience, skill set, internal pay equity and other relevant qualifications of the applicant.

    Why you should apply for a job to Freddie Mac:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.