Manager, Environmental, Social, & Governance

Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30804  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 


Provide leadership and vision for Terumo BCT to excel in its Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) efforts. Drive value creation through high-impact ESG initiatives across the organization. Work in conjunction with senior leadership to create a comprehensive business plan for ESG policies and procedures to be implemented consistently across the company. Develop social, environmental, and, supply chain focus areas and improvement targets.  Establish our ESG efforts as a strategic advantage for Terumo BCT.


Conduct research, come up with ideas, develop policies, create detailed plans, build relationships with partner organisations, and then implement and coordinate a range of activities and initiatives which are designed to have a positive impact on environmental, social and governance efforts.



  • Develop and lead the executiion of a strategy focused on Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) to include a multi-year roadmap.  Work will be focused on areas such as energy consumption, resource conservation, recycling, transportation, and sustainable architecture.
  • Participates in the short- and long-term planning process that establishes objectives for local and global operations.
  • Build working relationships across the company with client-facing business unit leaders as well as practice area leaders, including, human resources, client development, finance, compliance, real estate and marketing to support strategy implementation and communication.
  • Lead and oversee the design of comprehensive multi-platform and global ESG education, training and communication strategy, both internally and externally.
  • Champion improvement opportunities to accelerate progress towards goals in ESG.
  • Collaborate across the organization to identify ESG Key Performance Indicators (“KPI“) for the organization. Design a systematic approach to tracking this data and establishing concrete KPI goals/milestones.
  • Drive action to ensure the business delivers against ESG commitments – ranging from environmental targets on climate change and waste, to diversity and community targets.
  • Create and implement a company-wide plan for collecting, storing, validating, and communicating ESG data.
  • Analyze and audit corporate activities (i.e. the process of waste elimination).
  • Influence business units and colleagues to ensure ESG policies are implemented, and track improvements to business processes.
  • Proactively engage with our supply chains and key partners on ESG, and carry out supply chain due diligence as and when needed.
  • Maintain a broad understanding and awareness of emerging trends in best in class reporting and policy innovations.
  • Respond to key ESG surveys, inquires, and ratings agencies as well as customer requests.
  • Partner with internal and external communications teams to create ESG & Sustainability content.
  • Prepare regular and specialized ESG program reports and presentations, as needed






  • BA/BS degree in a technical environmental field or equivalent practical experience
  • Prefer Master's Degree in Sustainability, Engineering, Business, Environmental Science, MBA, Education, Management, Science, Environmental Studies, Technical



  • A minimum of 7 years experience managing ESG, corporate social responsibility and/or sustainability in a corporate setting.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience, 5 of which in an manufacturing capacity.
  • Multi-national operations experience in a managerial role, preferably in a matrix management structure.
  • Prefer medical device or similarly regulated industry experience.



  • Demonstrable knowledge and enthusiasm working in sustainability or related fields (e.g., corporate responsibility, climate change, waste management, ESG reporting/auditing) is essential.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of corporate ESG, including knowledge of environmental and regulatory issues, and help to develop the team’s understanding of these issues as needed.
  • Project management experience spanning multiple corporate functions and operating segments
  • Strong communications skills as evidenced by external presentations, written proposals, reports, and correspondence.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across diverse teams and effectively champion a position within multiple competing priorities
  • Skilled in achieving goals through influence and objective-sharing without direct authority
  • Ability to perform quantitative tasks with speed and accuracy, including collection and management of data.
  • Demonstrated expertise in planning, budgeting and project management toward achievement of annual, long term, and strategic business objectives.



  • None required, but any applicable professional certifications are plus (e.g., GRI, LEED, SASB, ISSP, ACCO)



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



Global travel estimated between 10-15%.


Target Pay Range:  $116,600.00 to $145,800.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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