Corporate Sustainability Director (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 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, as well as support employee education and engagement.

    Your Impact:

    The Sustainability Initiatives and Strategy Director will lead a team that develops and manages Freddie Mac's overarching Corporate Sustainability strategy. You collaborate with cross-divisional internal and external stakeholders (including the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)) to design, obtain leadership support for, and manage the execution of activities that promote our sustainability strategy and climate-related priorities. You and your team will regularly engage with industry partners, including identifying partnership opportunities to address our sustainability priorities. You will be responsible for working with leadership and coordinating with key partners on the following:

    • Facilitating sustainability governance, including conducting climate impact reviews

    • Supporting identification of sustainability-related opportunities

    • Developing positive relationships with key leaders and SMEs in each division, particularly in Single Family, Multifamily, Finance Enterprise Risk Management and Communications.

    • Establishing and overseeing key performance indicators and metrics to track progress, measure success, and demonstrate the impact of our sustainability programs.

    • Preparing and presenting to key stakeholders, including senior leadership, the Board of Directors, and FHFA

    • Developing procedures, reporting, and presentations supporting the sustainability strategy and climate impact focus.

    • Measuring and managing the company's GHG emissions

    • Staying abreast of global sustainability trends, regulations, and best practices to continuously enhance our enterprise sustainability.

    • Periodically leading ESG materiality assessments to ensure continued attention to priority risks and opportunities

    This role requires an individual with a minimum 3-5 years of experience in sustainability policy. Solid understanding of commonly used frameworks and global standards, including Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions related state policies, Science Based Target initiatives, Partnership for Carbon Accounting Foundation (PCAF), Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Green and Social Bond Principles, UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), and UN Principles for Responsible Investing, will be helpful.


    • Bachelor's Degree required

    • 12+ years of related experience with preference given to experience in the housing market

    • Demonstrated managerial success

    • Excellent writing skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex topics

    • Excellent presentation skills

    • Proven ability to build relationships, partner with multi-functional teams, and influence others

    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a hybrid team

    • Pro-active approach to work, detail oriented, organized teammate

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

    Keys to Success in this Role:

    • Positive attitude and relentless curiosity

    • Alignment with the Freddie Mac Mission

    • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously

    • Experienced in delegation and team development, leads with empathy

    • Strategic thinker with an ability to understand and respond to differing perspective, understands the business value of sustainability

    • Comfort presenting to any level of the organization

    • Pragmatic problem solver

    • Understands the secondary mortgage market

    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 $181,000 - $271,000 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.