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Senior Counsel, ESG

Company: NVIDIA
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

NVIDIA redefined modern computer graphics, high performance computing and artificial intelligence. The company's pioneering work in accelerated computing and AI is reshaping trillion-dollar industries, such as transportation, healthcare and manufacturing, and fueling the growth of many others. The ESG team at NVIDIA is seeking a thoughtful, collaborative and detail-oriented attorney to join the company's legal department. This attorney will be responsible for monitoring, evaluating and ensuring compliance with global ESG laws and regulations, including the EU's Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, the SEC's climate rules and similar regulations. You will also manage ESG-related aspects of human rights and support the company's data integrity efforts for ESG data.

What you'll be doing:

Provide legal expertise in connection with ESG laws and regulations worldwide

Monitor, review and advise on legal developments, laws, rules, regulations and disclosure practices related to ESG programs, including the EU's CSRD and CS3D and the SEC's anticipated climate rules

Prepare necessary disclosures and drive compliance with ESG laws and regulations, in close partnership with other internal partners

Support the company's efforts to build and maintain processes to ensure data integrity for ESG data

Manage compliance with human rights regulations and policies.

Analyze and resolve complex legal matters and recommend changes to organizational policies and procedures.

Collaborate with senior leadership and sophisticated outside counsel to identify, evaluate and resolve complex legal questions and issues

What we need to see:

Current member in good standing of the California bar

Law degree from top law school with excellent academic credentials

8+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience

Experience advising leaders on ESG/sustainability issues

Experience with EU regulatory compliance, especially disclosure requirements

Experience with U.S. securities laws, compliance and disclosure obligations, including associated data integrity processes

Strong knowledge of state laws and disclosure practices related to ESG

Excellent legal and business judgment and attention to detail

Ability to think creatively, function independently and work proactively in a fast-paced environment

Team-focused and collaborative work style; willingness to build expertise and solve new challenges in an evolving practice.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

Must be a self-starter with demonstrated ability to take own initiative

Must work well in a team-oriented environment, as well as independently

Ability to handle complexity and demands with a sense of urgency, drive and passion.

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the world's most desirable employers, and perennially ranked among the very best tech companies to work for by Forbes, Fortune, and Glassdoor! We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. If you're creative and autonomous, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is 216,000 USD - 333,500 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits ( . NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

NVIDIA is a Learning Machine

NVIDIA pioneered accelerated computing to tackle challenges no one else can solve. Our work in AI and the metaverse is transforming the world's largest industries and profoundly impacting society.

Learn more about NVIDIA .

Keywords: NVIDIA, Santa Clara , Senior Counsel, ESG, Legal , Santa Clara, California

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