Green Tech, Sustainability
Data and ESG Recruitment
and Jobs

At Harnham, we specialize in data and AI talent solutions
tailored to the unique needs of the green economy, renewables, ESG,
and sustainability sectors. As a leader in talent acquisition with over 17 years of experience,
we are dedicated to helping you build or enhance your organization’s data team.
Our extensive expertise and commitment to excellence
make us the ideal partner for your recruitment needs.

Green Tech, Sustainability
Data and ESG Recruitment
and Jobs

At Harnham, we specialize in data and AI talent solutions
tailored to the unique needs of the green economy, renewables, ESG,
and sustainability sectors. As a leader in talent acquisition with over 17 years of experience,
we are dedicated to helping you build or enhance your organization’s data team.
Our extensive expertise and commitment to excellence
make us the ideal partner for your recruitment needs.


We understand that the future of the green economy and sustainability relies heavily on data-driven decision-making and advanced AI solutions. Whether you need experts in renewable energy data analysis, ESG reporting, or sustainability analytics, we provide the right talent to propel your organization forward. 

With a dedicated team of hundreds of specialists across the United States, Europe, and the United Kingdom, Harnham has developed into the leading global authority in data and AI recruitment. We operate across all industries, providing unparalleled expertise and insight into the evolving landscape of data and AI talent.

Our candidates range from junior analysts to senior data scientists, data engineers, AI specialists, and C-level executives, ensuring that we can meet all your recruitment needs.


Our recruitment expertise covers a wide array of roles, including but not limited to:

  • Sustainability Data Analysts
  • ESG Reporting Specialists
  • Renewable Energy Data Scientists
  • Green Technology AI Engineers
  • Environmental Impact Data Analysts
  • Carbon Footprint Data Managers
  • Sustainability Program Directors



  • Data Analysis: Strong analytical skills are essential for data professionals in the green tech industry. This includes the ability to collect, clean, analyse, and interpret data related to renewable energy, sustainability, and environmental impact.


  • Data Visualisation and Renewable Energy Knowledge: A solid understanding of renewable energy technologies. For visualisation, the use of tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or other data visualisation software, is important for presenting complex data and insights in a clear and understandable manner to stakeholders.


  • Environmental Regulations and Policies: Familiarity with environmental regulations, policies, and standards is crucial.


  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling: Proficiency in statistical analysis and modelling techniques is important for these types of roles. This includes skills in data visualisation, regression analysis, time-series analysis, and machine-learning algorithms for predictive modelling.


  • Sustainability Metrics and Reporting: Understanding sustainability metrics and reporting frameworks, such as carbon footprint, life cycle assessment, and sustainability reporting standards, is valuable in the green tech industry. This includes the ability to collect and analyse sustainability data to measure and report on environmental performance.
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At Harnham, we offer a comprehensive suite of recruitment services to fit your specific requirements:

  • Contract Recruitment: Our contract recruitment services are perfect for organizations needing immediate, flexible solutions to fill short-term projects or temporary gaps. We swiftly provide highly skilled professionals who can hit the ground running and deliver exceptional results from day one.
  • Permanent Recruitment: Looking to build a strong, long-term data team? Our permanent recruitment services focus on finding the best talent that matches your company’s culture and long-term objectives. We ensure that each candidate is thoroughly vetted and perfectly aligned with your organizational goals.
  • Executive Search: For leadership roles, our executive search service is designed to identify and attract top-tier talent with the strategic vision and expertise to drive your business forward. Our extensive network and deep industry knowledge enable us to find the right leaders who can navigate the complexities of the green economy and sustainability sectors.
  • Customized Talent Consulting: We offer bespoke talent consulting services tailored to your specific needs. From workforce planning to talent strategy development, we provide comprehensive solutions that address your unique challenges and goals. Our consulting services ensure that you have the right mix of skills and experience to achieve your business objectives.


Partner with Harnham Today

Join the numerous organizations that trust Harnham for their data and AI recruitment needs. Our proven track record and unwavering commitment to quality make us the perfect partner to help you navigate the challenges of the green economy, renewables, ESG, and sustainability sectors. Let us help you build a data team that not only meets today’s demands but also drives your future success.

Contact us today to learn more about our data recruitment and talent solutions. Together, we can shape a sustainable future.

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What is the difference between Green Tech, Clean Tech & Climate Tech? 

  • Green Technology involves the use of science and technology to reduce man-made impact the natural environment. It also acts as an umbrella term for Clean Technology and Cimate Technology. Clean Technology referees to technology designed to reduce pollution, waste and other damaging environmental impacts. Climate Tech has some crossover, it's technology developed in response to our urgent need to address climate change. 
  • Some examples of Green Tech, Clean Tech and Climate Tech in action are, clean energy, clean transportation & sustainable supply chain management, also known as Green supply chain management. These arms of Green Tech cross over into climate tech and clean tech as well.
  • Clean Tech-specific examples include technology developed to clean water or keep it clean, to help with the process of recycling, waste management & aiding in reducing pollution whilst increasing air quality. 
  • Climate Tech on the other hand will involve developing technology that will help with Geo-Engineering, Agtech, Afforestation and Carbon Dioxide capture & reduction.


Which Country has the fastest-growing job market in Green Tech?

  • When it comes to the job market in Green Tech, it's seen extraordinary growth over the past few years. According to Linkedin's Global Green Skills Report 2022, millions of new jobs will soon emerge over this next decade. New climate policies and commitments are the main drivers of this. The USA's job market has seen an increase of 237% in renewables & environmental jobs. Compared to the 19% increase in oil and gas jobs. Before 2023 concludes, it's estimated renewables and environment jobs will outnumber Oil & Gas jobs in total on LinkedIn. 
  • The USA's fast growth is due to its ambitious net zero goals and its size. The UK's Green jobs however are still growing at an extremely fast rate. The number of jobs created in the renewable energy industry is growing four times faster than most of the UK's employment market. In 2021, 336,00 new green tech roles emerged, however by 2030, it's hoped that up to 480,000 new roles in the industry emerge.


How can your data analytics recruitment services accelerate our Green Tech projects?

  • Our specialised understanding of the Green Tech landscape through our consultants dedicated to the industry, allows us to identify data analytics talent that can drive innovation, enhance decision-making, and expedite the progress of your sustainable projects. 


Which countries are the best prepared for the Green Tech Transition?

  • In order to save the environment, world leaders have been told to forget what they know and embrace a new normal in Green Tech. The countries that will help spearhead the transition and adapt quickly are the United States, Singapore, the Netherlands, Sweeden & Switzerland.


Which sector uses Green Tech the most?

  • Energy solutions and Electric vehicles have been the biggest sectors in terms of Green Tech investments. So, as a result, these sectors are the most likely to make consistent and regular use of Green Tech.


What is the average salary of a data analyst in Green Tech?

  • In the UK's Green Tech industry, Environmental Data Analysts will earn an average of £30,181 per year.
  • The United States pay their Environmental Data Anlysts an average of $58,172.
  • In the EU an Environmental Data Analyst will be paid an average of €58,540. 


What strategies do you employ to ensure candidate retention in the competitive Green Tech job market?

  • Retaining top talent is crucial in the competitive Green Tech landscape. We work closely with you to develop strategies that go beyond the initial hire, ensuring your new hires are engaged, fulfilled, and committed to your long-term goals.


Do you offer post-placement support for Green Tech clients and candidates?

  • Absolutely. Our commitment to exceptional service extends beyond the placement process. We provide ongoing support to both clients and candidates in Green Tech, facilitating a seamless integration into your organisation and fostering long-lasting partnerships.


Which Country has the most Green Tech-focused institutions?

  • The United Kingdom has the most universities that focus on Green Technology, especially Climate Technology. Many universities in the UK, such as the University of Exeter, offer a diverse range of green courses. Exeter has 6 different courses on sustainability. Courses such as Sustainable Futures MRes, MSc Sustainable Development, Conservation and Biodiversity MSc & Applied Data Science (Environment and Sustainability) MSc.

Which companies specialise in Green Tech?

The top companies specialising Green Tech in 2023 are as follows:

  • West Paw
  • Bloom Energy
  • Zipcar
  • Enel X
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
  • SunPower
  • Starship Technologies
  • InnoCentive
  • Veolia
  • Ecobee


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