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Green Recruiting Agencies

Your all-in-one curated list of green and environmental recruitment agencies that specialize in the environmental sector including jobs in renewable energy, cleantech, social impact, and sustainability.

If you are looking for a job in the environmental sector, then you should consider working with a green recruiting agency. Recruiters save you time in your job search, have a larger network of opportunities to search from, and can help walk you through the hiring process.

Benefits of sustainability recruitment agencies extend to the hiring company by expanding their access to talent networks, saving time shuffling through resumes, and can offer industry-specific insider knowledge on market trends and salary ranges.

Green Recruitment Company

A company founded out of London, the Green Recruitment Company is a premium provider of recruitment solutions in the green energy and technology sector. The Green Recruitment company was founded in 2010 but has quickly grown into a global force with headquarters in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Australia, Latin America, and Asia. Their client base is mostly in search of management-level positions and higher.

Weinreb Group

Based out of San Francisco, California, the Weinreb Group is a sustainability and ESG recruiting agency. They focus on job placements for executive-level corporate sustainability leaders, Chief Sustainability Officers, Climate Officers, and ESG professionals. It has placed executives in sustainability at notable organizations such as Patagonia, Walmart, and the World Wildlife Fund.


With offices in New York, London, and Amsterdam, Acre is a specialist executive sustainability network of recruiters that focuses on ESG, environmental, energy, cleantech, health and safety, and even not-for-profit positions. Acre has helped companies such as Nestle and PepsiCo hire sustainability executives. Acre also shares sustainability-related news and articles with its members.

California Environmental Associates

The California Environmental Associate, otherwise known as CEA Consulting are expert recruiters in the environmental sector. They focus mainly on recruiting senior-leadership and management level positions but extend their services to staff recruitment and talent acquisition partnerships. They offer staff planning as well as operational support for startup companies.


Roth Sader International was founded in 1977 as a woman-owned business. They initially offered consulting services but transitioned to a recruiter. They teamed up with the BEST group, founded in 1995, which specialized in technology, engineering, and manufacturing. Together, the two created the RSI-BEST Group, which focuses on recruiting C-Level leadership up to Directors. The company focuses on the supply chain and logistics side of the sustainability market.

TRF Staffing Solutions

TRF Staffing Solutions is one of the largest and most respected staffing agencies in the engineering sector. They have offices on every continent (the regularly habited ones) and specialize in power, renewable energy, rail, infrastructure, aerospace, power, energy, construction, and more. Their well-respected name has qualified them as one of the premier hiring agencies for environmental engineers and those interested in renewable energies.

Sequence Staffing

As an industry specialty, Sequence Staffing works with some of the most well-known environmental, climate change, engineering, light industrial, and construction organizations in the world. Sequence Staffing markets itself as both an executive recruiter and a temporary staffing agency. Whether you are a temp or an executive, Sequence Staffing will help you land a job. Sequence Staffing offers assistance with resume writing from college graduates all the way up to senior executives.

Energy Resourcing

Recruitment specialists with operations in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, Energy Resourcing helps professionals link with companies in the oil, gas, power, renewable energies, chemicals, mining, construction, and emerging tech industries. Energy Resourcing helps professionals at any stage of their careers find a green job – from administrative support to senior executive. With over a decade of service, Energy Resourcing prides itself as a recruiter with integrity.

Energeia Works

Recently celebrating over ten years as a leading renewable energy executive search and staffing firm in North America is Energeia Works. This firm recognizes that the renewable energy market is rapidly changing and requires an even more specialized skill set than years past. The company works to identify top engineers, scientists, consultants, contractors, executives, and more in sectors such as solar, wind, geothermal, biofuels, smart grid, sustainability, and other emerging green markets.

Quanta Consultancy Services

A firm that focuses on jobs of all skill levels – from entry-level to executive. Quanta Consultancy Services created its own Quanta Renewable Energy division and has quickly become a leader in staffing offshore renewable energies personal. Quanta has worked with clients in 20 different countries in their renewable energy division alone. They offer job placements in life science, offshore energy, renewable energy, waste, and compliance.

Allen & York

Dedicated to making a positive change to the sustainable global economy, Allen & York is an England-based company that offers recruitment solutions for a greener future. Since 1993, Allen & York has provided green recruitment services in just about all sectors of the environmental world imaginable. They work with reputable companies such as BP, Siemens, and more in recruiting staff from entry-level to executive.

Hobson Associates

At Hobson Associates, they believe that building relationships help build revenue. They are an executive recruiting firm that also offers staffing solutions. Hobson Associates focuses on the technology, life sciences, manufacturing, insurance, and renewable energy sectors. With over 45 years of recruiting experience, Hobson Associates is one of the oldest and largest executive search firms in the United States.

Koya Partners

Operating on the philosophy that ‘the right person in the right place can change the world’, Koya Partners works with nonprofits, NGOs, higher education, responsible businesses, and local communities to locate executive-level candidates around the world. Formerly known as Common Good Careers, Koya Partners focuses on executive search, strategic advising, and talent services. Clients of Koya Partners include ACLU, American Red Cross, and the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago.

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Bright Green Talent

Bright Green Talent is divided into four main categories: green jobs, green businesses, green living, and personal development. Green jobs is a place where job seekers can connect with green recruiting agencies and hiring businesses in the green sector. Green living provides individuals with lifestyle ideas to live a happier and healthier life in a sustainable way. Personal development offers recruits with materials to learn new practices that will nourish the body, mind, and natural world.

Gaia Human Capital

An executive search in leadership, ESG, sustainability, and impact innovation, Gaia Human Capital is a consulting service that has been recruiting green leaders since 2007. Gaia Human Capital specializes in the following industries: sustainability, ESG, diversity and inclusion, cleantech, climate-tech, renewable energy, venture capital, private equity, educational institutions, not-for-profits, and artificial intelligence. Gaia is recognized as one of the leading sustainability technology executives recruiting agencies in the United States.


A United Kingdom-based recruiting firm that helps candidates at any level of their professional careers. Amida has an incredibly user-friendly platform to help candidates search for jobs in sectors such as sustainability, EHS, energy, construction, architecture, and more. Amida offers a CV drop and review service, buddy referrals, job alerts, and even highlights the latest jobs that are a good fit based on your profile. Although based out of the United Kingdom, Amida has global office locations.

Evergreen Resources

Another UK-based recruiting agency, Evergreen Resources has been a leader in environmental, construction, and safety-related roles since 1991. Evergreen Resources focuses on their ‘A-Z’ recruitment process to make sure that every base is covered along the way. Since 1991, they have developed a robust database of diverse clients for you to choose from. Environmental recruiting specialties include environmental consulting, local authorities, heavy industry, waste recycling, construction, manufacturing, engineering, non-profits, and more.

Peak Demand

Peak Demand takes the cake as the largest and most successful executive recruiting agency in the world. The agency specializes in renewable energies, energy efficiency, and energy storage. Candidates of Peak Demand have installed over $4.5 billion worth of clean and renewable energy since matched with a company. Peak Demand is well-connected and respected in the climate change industry. Previously known as Management Recruiters of Sacramento, Peak Demand rebranded in 2015 to focus entirely on renewable energies.

Bradman Energy and Carbon Recruitment

Based out of Sydney, Australia, Bradman Energy and Carbon Recruitment has extended its services to Asia and other Pacific islands. The company focuses on recruiting for the carbon, renewable energy, and power industries. They share career advice such as resume writing tips, interview tips, and more. They utilize a sophisticated candidate identification process to help match candidates with the best available job on the market.

Chris Turzo & Associates

For over 15 years Chris Turzo & Associates has solidified themselves as one of the leading cleantech executive recruitment companies in the world. With clients such as Solar City and Jinko Solar, Chris Turzo has an impressive resume. The agency has expanded from just cleantech to global manufacturing as well as big data. Chris Turzo utilizes a data-driven method to match candidates with quality jobs. The focus here is on high-caliber candidates to fill executive-level positions.

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