Sustenuto, a leading sustainability consultancy firm, is looking to hire a Sustainability/ESG Research Expert.

We are a team of enthusiastic and seasoned sustainability managers from different sectors and backgrounds. We apply our experience and expertise as executive coaches to integrate sustainability at the core of organisations. With a unique methodology, we develop sustainable strategies, shape sustainable products, and build sustainable brands.

Our subsidiary, C2C Platform, assesses products and guides companies through the Cradle to Cradle Certified® certification process. We are also a knowledge partner of the Antwerp Management School.

We are located in Brussels, the capital of the European Union. Our offices are in the Impact House, a dynamic hub for changemakers. It is a meeting place for people who dare to question the status quo and pursue a durable societal impact.

Sustenuto’s service offering, client portfolio, and reach are steadily expanding. In context of our growth, we are looking for a Sustainability/ESG Research Expert to strengthen the team and help our clients create positive impact.

Key responsibilities

  • Execute policy studies in the field of sustainable development
  • Execute ESG benchmark studies
  • Develop knowledge management capabilities
  • Standardise existing methodologies and develop new methodologies

Competencies & skills

  • Critical and fast thinker with strong analytical and reporting skills
  • A broad interest in different societal and corporate topics
  • Excellent language skills in English, both spoken and written, and Dutch, French or German as native language


  • A passion for study and research
  • A keen interest in sustainability and ESG
  • A master’s degree in science
  • Based in Belgium
  • Work ethics that are in line with Sustenuto’s core values of responsibility and respect

What we can offer you

  • An enthusiastic team of likeminded people from diverse backgrounds
  • A stimulating work environment in the Impact House, the hub for societal change
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • A competitive salary package
  • A full-time role, but part-time can be considered

As a Certified B Corp®, Sustenuto wants to create a work environment where all people can develop their talents and potential, regardless of gender, age, orientation, cultural origin, nationality, or disability.

You can apply for this position by sending your CV and motivation letter to

About Sustenuto

Sustenuto is a strategic consulting firm that helps organisations make a difference in society by integrating sustainability at the core of their business.

Our experienced coaches use a unique methodology to develop sustainable strategies and implement action plans that lead to tangible results. We also advice organisations on the circularity of their products and build authentic brands through compelling communication.

We are located in the Impact House, the hub for positive societal impact in Brussels, Belgium. Together with our customers, we make organisations futureproof while helping society prosper.