Join us in our efforts to end the climate crisis and build a better future. We need everyone on board to help create a net-zero world: that’s why we are building a team of collaborative, committed individuals, providing them with the chance to thrive professionally while making real-world impact.

Why join the ECF?

A meaningful mission

At the ECF you’ll do impactful work supporting our mission to ensure a healthy, thriving planet for current and future generations. With experts in topics from climate policy to strategic philanthropy to data analysis, we combine our passion with a rigorous, results-oriented work ethic to effect real change.

A diverse team

Our team counts dozens of nationalities from a range of perspectives, backgrounds, and life paths. We are working to ensure that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are a priority, and that our team reflects the diversity of the organisations and communities we partner with.

Opportunities to learn and grow professionally

Achieving our mission means helping our people excel, grow, and learn. At the ECF you’ll have the chance to work with leading experts in their field, as well as access to a range of learning and development opportunities.

A holistic benefits package

As part of our compensation package, we offer an array of benefits to support our staff, including holidays, flexible work arrangements, and more. We also provide regular opportunities to connect with colleagues and partners, such as at our annual All-Staff Retreat and team-building events.

A values-driven organisation

Our values – commitment to the cause, excellence, respect, innovation, collaboration, and integrity – guide how we work with each other and our partners to achieve our mission.

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If you’re interested in joining our team, check out our job openings here

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ReNew2030: an Audacious project accelerating renewable energy for a climate-secure future 

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Kate Hampton appointed new Chair of the ECF Board

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) welcomes Ms. Kate Hampton, CEO of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, as the new Chair of the Supervisory Board. She is replacing Mr. Stephen Brenninkmeijer, who stepped down from his position as Chair and Supervisory Board member…

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