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Sustainability & ESG

Sustainability is more than just a trendy word. 


1st Executive’s Sustainability and ESG Practice works as a preferred recruitment partner with many businesses from multinational matrix organisations to niche consultancies and SME’s, all of whom have a shared commitment to making a positive change.

Operating globally, we achieve success by providing a transparent, comprehensive sustainability recruitment service, encompassing executive, contingent and interim solutions.

Led by an experienced recruiter with first-hand experience working as a sustainability professional for many international brands, we truly understand niche Sustainability and ESG skill sets, connecting organisations with progressive talent, working towards a shared goal and values.


• Challenging convention by working to find practical solutions.

• Striving to think bigger continually.

• Creating success and growth through change.

• Approaching agile, mindful, and versatile talent.

• Searching out specialists who are technical, strategic and adaptable in high pressure, demanding environments.

• Pinpointing exceptional talent, even in extremely competitive markets.


• Understanding the culture and requirements of the businesses we work with.

• Utilising our expertise and global network.

• Identifying talent with the right skills and behaviours to create true impact in progressive companies.

• Supplying a passionate and knowledgeable shortlist of professionals to sustainability teams globally.

• Pinpointing the talent who will become resilient and develop the strengths required to tackle the challenges of climate change.


• Sustainability


• Energy Efficiency

• Environmental Health and Safety

• Climate Risk and Climate Change

• Sustainable Finances

• Impact Investing

• Social Value

• Corporate Affairs & Communication

“Sustainability is driven by trends. We tend to look for loaded concepts that conjure a host of different definitions and feelings. Every day there is a different buzzword, and we all feel obliged to follow it. 1st Executive Sustainability and ESG Practice work with many clients and we know that what works best is authenticity. We will help you to approach the best talent and sustainability strategy while being truly you”

Director of Sustainability Practice

​To find out more about the 1st Executive Sustainability and ESG Practice, Sally Davis

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