Purpose Driven Talent

About us

Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

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Our DNA

We believe and we take action.

We believe that achieving Net-Zero is a decisive step towards becoming Nature Positive, and that building green and blue economies is not only possible, but inevitable. We believe that green jobs are humanity’s pathway to economic prosperity, and environmental and social stability.
 

We believe and we rise to the challenge.

Knowing that we are a fundamental part of the solution is what drives us forward. We work alongside our clients and partners to make change possible. We believe in the capacity of businesses and organisations to develop innovative solutions to address the challenges of climate change.
 

They believe and they create change.

Our clients believe as we do, that human capital is their most valuable asset. They recognise that their teams’ ingenuity, perseverance, and ability to cooperate is the key to their success. They believe that attracting and integrating diverse individuals is vital to effective team performance, and clear career paths and continuous professional development is the only way to retain their contribution. They believe and they make a difference.
 

Our mission is clear.

To become the bridge between ‘business as usual’ and a regenerative world. To make sure that the individuals who can and will create change, are rightly positioned at the heart of businesses and organisations that are aligned with our purpose; to build an inclusive, fair, and sustainable world.
 

Our commitments

Our name reflects our deep commitment towards our planet and people.

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Where we’ve made an impact

Successful appointments in 18 countries

30

Employees

2

Offices + local support in key regions

7

Languages

10

Nationalities

Our impact in their words

“I had the pleasure of Climate17 representing me recently.”

"As well as being passionate and knowledgeable about the renewables industry, I found them to be extremely professional and responsive, providing valuable support and keeping me informed throughout the entire process – nothing was too much trouble! I would highly recommend their skills."

- Renewable Energy Development Director

“Climate17 have brought a refreshing approach and personal style to what can often be a challenging recruitment environment.”

"Climate17 have been proactive, friendly, extremely helpful and always go the extra mile. They also work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. They have made my life easier on numerous occasions for which I can’t thank them enough and I look forward to continuing to work together."

- HR Manager, Energy & Sustainability Consultancy

“A very big thank you to David Ward from Climate17 for his support, insight and astuteness.”

"Sustainability, is so fast-moving, involving multiple disciplines within this field making it incredibly hard going for recruiters. However, David took the time to understand the person I am, what I am about and how I want to progress, likewise for clients. The right level of support to me continued throughout the process and is much appreciated. Thank you."

- Associate Sustainability Consultant – Global Property Strategist

“My experience with Climate17 exceeded all of my expectations.”

“David Ward didn’t just find me an incredible new opportunity, but offered professional and friendly guidance throughout the whole process. From his calming influence before interviews to being an excited ear after, I credit my success in securing my new position to David and his talent for purpose-led recruitment.”

- Sustainability Manager – International Broadcaster

“I am the People Director for a business becoming a leader in the cleantech and renewables industry.”

"We have had several exciting opportunities for experienced, dynamic and innovative individuals to join a successful, acquisitive SME business on a rapid growth curve. We have been working closely with David and the team, who have been instrumental in providing talented candidates."

- People Director – The Ansor Group

“David is such a genuine and authentic recruiter; it has been a pleasure to work with him.”

"David recently supported us in the search for a Sustainability Manager. His knowledge, contacts and insights were highly impressive. He is dedicated to being an SME in the Sustainability and Environment space, he gives a truly unique candidate and client experience. I would not hesitate if you are looking to utilise David’s expertise to hire into your business."
 

- Talent Acquisition Partner – The Yum Yum Group

“From the first moment Lucy and I were in contact, I felt a strong sense of positive energy, dedication and understanding.”

"The support provided by Lucy including follow-up calls, emails and updates were timely and I thoroughly appreciated her natural ability to ease the process. I would highly recommend Lucy’s expertise in recruitment and am thankful for her involvement in my next career move."

- Corporate Services Manager – Renewable Energy Developer

“Luke really did stand out to me throughout the process of helping me secure a role.”

"I would recommend anyone to Luke who is interested in a career in the renewable sector, as his knowledge regarding the sector and his clients, and the roles they are after, is fantastic, in addition to his personable skills which really did make the interview process enjoyable and gave me a sense of confidence knowing I was working with a recruiter who did have my best interests in place."

- Property and Development Surveyor – Property & Land Developer

“The collective standout ability at Climate17, led by David, has consistently been their ability to listen and learn about our business needs and its culture.”

"Finding the right talent and 'fit' is much more than just a candidate's CV, and Climate17 have always recognised this. We have grown in the last 24 months, and Climate17 have been pivotal to the exceptional team we have built and the success we have so far had."
 

- Development Director – Renewable Energy Developer

“They were our top recruiter in terms of both quality and volume.”

"The team at Climate17 were always so receptive to our challenges and accommodated our recruitment process, timeframes and requests. They were incredibly supportive when we were working on improving the diversity and inclusivity in our hiring – from anonymising CVs, providing gender-neutral bios, to reaching out to new networks."

- Head of People and Talent – Energy Flexibility Software Provider

“I had the pleasure of Tom representing me recently.”

"As well as being passionate and knowledgeable about the renewables industry, I found Tom to be extremely professional and responsive, providing valuable support and keeping me informed throughout the entire process – nothing was too much trouble! I would highly recommend his skills."

- Development Director – Renewable Energy & Infrastructure Developer

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