Type de contrat: Stage
Durée: 6 months
Lieu de travail: Belvaux
The successful candidate will join the “Environmental Research and Innovation” (ERIN) department. With a team of more than 170 scientists and engineers from life science, environmental science, and IT science, the department has the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to tackle major environmental challenges our society is facing today: climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, efficient use of renewable resources, environmental pollution prevention and control.
The "Environmental Research and Innovation" (ERIN) department of LIST has an opening for an Intern position. The intern will be integrated in the SUSTAIN Unit, which develops knowledge, transferable (software) technologies and practical methods for the integrative evaluation and management of the sustainability and toxicological risks of human-driven systems.
Financial markets are expected to contribute massively to the transition necessary to keep global warming under the 2°C threshold. An increasingly wide variety of financial instruments is being offered to fuel this transition, among which green funds (e.g. aggregating stocks from the companies deemed most virtuous in their sector, or from a sector itself deemed contributing to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions), and green bonds (which constitute a fund dedicated exclusively to projects with a net mitigating effect). However, most companies do not have the resources to quantify their net contribution to a low-carbon economy, and significant efforts are necessary to identify the key data needed to evaluate properly (i.e. following a lifecycle approach) the environmental impacts of financial products.
The objectives of this internship, focusing on green bonds, are to: