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Senior ESG Research Analyst

The Senior ESG Research Analyst performs ESG research on industries and companies, engages with company management teams, communicates with fundamental research team members and supports compliance. The successful candidate has strong research, analytical, and communication skills and works comfortably in groups and independently.

Key Responsibilities


  • Utilize the Parnassus ESG research process to prepare recommendations
  • Perform annual ESG reviews of holdings
  • Prepare and present summaries on material ESG controversies
  • Engage with current and prospective holdings on ESG-related initiatives
  • Client Servicing & Engagement

  • Assist in creating and editing marketing materials
  • Respond to client or other email inquiries
  • Represent the firm in client meetings and conferences
  • Engage with current and prospective holdings on ESG-related initiatives
  • Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 – 4 years of ESG or related industry experience and core knowledge of ESG and equity research
  • Excellent research, analytical and communication (including writing) skills
  • Ability to work closely with team members and individually to efficiently meet deadlines
  • Familiar with MSCI ESG Manager, Bloomberg, FactSet, Sustainalytics and proficiency with MS Office
  • Series 6 and Series 65 licenses (or be willing to obtain within six months of hire)
  • Being Part of the Parnassus Team Includes:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and skills
  • 100% coverage of medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your family with no waiting period
  • 2:1 charitable contribution matching to non-profit organizations
  • The opportunity to collaborate with intellectually robust coworkers
  • This position is located in San Francisco.

    Parnassus Investments is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We comply with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and will consider all applicants in accordance with this Ordinance.

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    Parnassus Research Internship Program

    Parnassus Investments has had many talented people come through the Parnassus Research Internship Program since it began in 1986. We consider the Program to be one of our proudest achievements.

    Prospective Research Interns

    Please contact Paula Benone at for more information about the Parnassus research internship program.

    Research Intern Reunions

    Please contact Marie Lee at for more information on Parnassus intern reunions.

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