The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
8 yrs required
New York City, NY, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Nov 16, 2020
Associate Counsel, Sustainability
The candidate will be responsible for: Advise on compliance with state and federal environmental law issues applicable to products and business, e.g. regulations applicable to the sourcing, formulation, packaging, shipping, distribution and disposal of products. Advise on technical and legal requirements to support “green” claims and environmental/sustainable representations and positioning for products and Brands; work with cross-functional colleagues to develop market appropriate, claim-specific support and documentation for such claims. Support Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in environmental/sustainability goal setting and strategy, the implementation of such strategy, and related ESG issues. Must have J.D., B.S. or B.A. Should have 8+ years experience as an attorney, at least 2-3 years of experience at a consumer packaged goods company preferred—cosmetics or related industry experience preferred; general knowledge of relevant state and federal environmental laws (including those related to the manufacture, distribution and disposal of products); significant experience advising on market-by-market requirements for the support of “green” claims in North and South America, Europe, Asia and other regions; significant experience working with technical teams to develop and document support for such claims; experience navigating and advising on ESG issues (including required reporting); good written and oral communication skills; ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workload, adapt to changing conditions and execute in a complex matrixed environment.
Job Number: 201130.