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Corporate Governance Associate

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Career level
No experience, Entry (0-2 years), Middle (2-5 years)
Employment type
Full time
Spoken languages
English - Advanced
* all languages are compulsory
Number of vacancies

About the Role

The primary responsibility of the role is to research, analyze and rate the corporate governance policies of the largest and/or most controversial publicly-traded companies in the world. The analyst will use custom research methodology to prepare the company reports to be published in the Sustainalytics Platform and will make use of his/her analytical skills to summarize key findings of the corporate governance research in insightful analyst views.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collects data from open sources and third-party data providers;
  • Analyses and interprets the collected data;
  • Maintains relevant information in internal research platforms;
  • Author an Analyst View and Key Issue Comments that highlight the companies most material Corporate Governance themes and risks;
  • Collaborates with reviewers while implementing feedback;
  • Stays up-to-date with research methodology;
  • Reports regularly and reliably different steps of the research process;
  • Promote and champion our CG ratings to the market, clients and prospects in order to support marketing, account management and sales efforts by supporting publications such as the weekly Governance in Brief newsletter.


  • Strong analytical and research capabilities;
  • Excellent English skills (at least B2 level) are required as the company’s working language is English;
  • Attention to details and ability to manage time to ensure targets are achieved;
  • Flexible and adaptable, embracing change and a fast-paced environment;
  • Resourceful and able to work independently;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel.

Nice to have:

  • Professional experience in research;
  • Professional experience in Corporate Governance or a related field;
  • Additional language skills, such as Mandarin, Portuguese or Russian.

About Us

Sustainalytics is a Morningstar company dedicated to responsible investment with over 25 years' experience in ESG research and ratings. With an extensive client base across asset managers, asset owners and investment banks, our mission is to provide the insights required for investors and companies to make more informed decisions that lead to a more just and sustainable global economy.

As Morningstar’s ESG center of excellence we are responsible for driving both the commercial success and innovation of its ESG products as well as its overall ESG strategy.

In these times, we rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices. New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.

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