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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Sustainability Data Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 14, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 142410 - New York, New York, United States

In an ever-changing and dynamic world, our Supply Chain and Manufacturing professionals, who are recognized as the best in the business, are essential to quickly delivering our products to consumers worldwide. They are responsible for ensuring we make quality products that consumers love. Using advanced technology and an analytical mindset, they are especially adept at continuously improving manufacturing processes. This team comprises a variety of global roles and focus areas, including operations, engineering, process development and innovation, procurement, network operations, project management, factory performance & reliability, packaging, continuous improvement, and supply chain management.

The candidate can be located in New York or New Jersey.

We are looking for an ESG & Sustainability Data Analyst to help the Sustainability Function manage its sustainability-related data, analyze findings and conduct research on Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) related matters. This position analyzes structured and unstructured sustainability and business data to provide insights into the sustainability impacts of Colgate’s operations throughout its value-chain. This role will require data mining and advanced analytics skills to conduct relational-analysis, categorizations. Statistical analysis and forecasting.

This person will also work with various functions to help build and collect sustainability data and ensure data accuracy. They will conduct research on impact valuation models and provide recommendations to better link sustainability actions to financial returns. An understanding of the Sustainability and ESG data, as well as reporting tools on these areas are preferred. This role might also require support for the ESG reporting processes.


  • Help build the internal ESG Analytical strategy.
  • Participate cross functionally to build better data collection capabilities.
  • Create and maintain robust ESG data.
  • Visualize sustainability and ESG data through sophisticated analytics.
  • Build now-cast or forecast models to predict company ESG characteristics (GHG emissions, water use, material use, impact on deforestation, for suppliers who do not disclose those metrics) by using ML and other forecasting techniques.
  • Apply data mining and ML libraries to analyze noisy sustainability-related data and drive conclusions.
  • Analyze financial and ESG data, conduct scenario analysis to understand financial impacts of ESG issues.
  • Provide solutions to the unstructured data ESG environment and data gaps
  • Analyze survey data from internal and external partners.
  • Analyze open source and social media data to identity trends in ESG and sustainability.
  • Connect with internal partners and handle projects to collect and manage data.
  • Provide support for ESG reporting as needed.
  • Help build Colgate's ESG data infrastructure and design our analytics platforms.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Strong passion for Data, Sustainability, ESG technology and finance.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in an analytical role involving data extraction, analysis, statistical modeling, and visualization.
  • Interest in maturing technologies such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence or Natural Language Processing.
  • Proven project or work experience using one more languages such as R, Python or SQL.
  • Experience manipulating large data sets through object oriented programming (Python, R or other statistical programming).
  • Experience managing structured and unstructured data using tools such as SQL, Python, Tableau and other systems.
  • Ability to assess and benchmark online data solutions and suggest innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience with survey analytics, data management and understanding data structure.
  • Ability to engage with collaborators, communicate results and suggest solutions through translating technical knowledge into business needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research mentality with a focus on sustainability, scenario analysis and impact valuation modeling
  • Knowledge of the ESG reporting frameworks, such as SASB, GRI, Bloomberg ESG, CDP, TCFD and others
  • Experience in data analytics and BI tools included but not limited to Tableau, Google Data Studio, R and/or others.

Salary Range $68,880 - $113,400

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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