Current Opportunities:

Research Analyst

Terra Alpha Investments is a growing sustainable investment management firm located in Washington, DC. We invest in publicly-traded companies utilizing our proprietary Environmental Productivity™ analytical framework to produce better returns for our investors.

We are seeking to add an equity analyst to our team to help conduct deep-dive research within selected industries and assist in identifying fundamentally sustainable companies within those industries. The position will report to our Director of Investment Data & Research and will be expected to collaborate directly will all members of the team.

The ideal candidate will combine a strong analytical skill set with a range of qualitative skills in order to effectively communicate his or her research. The candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented, and bring a positive attitude to his or her work.


  • Conduct research and become familiar with assigned industries

  • Assist in identifying companies with fundamentally sustainable business models and high levels of Environmental Productivity™ within assigned industries

  • Collect and interpret company data as part of the research process

  • Write research reports and present findings to the team

  • Maintain constant coverage of current events impacting assigned industries

  • Engage with investor relations teams and executives of portfolio companies

  • Collaborate with other members of the research team on thematic research and idea sharing

  • Provide support to the senior investment team on additional projects

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, environmental studies, or a similar subject

  • At least one year of experience in a professional office environment

  • Self-starter and ability to meet deadlines under minimal supervision

  • High energy and ability to work well as a member of a team

  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities and grow with the firm

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency for presenting research and drawing conclusions

  • Passion for finance and investing

  • Longer-term thinking when it comes to investing

  • Strong proficiency in Excel is required

  • Proficiency in Bloomberg software is a plus

  • CFA candidacy or designation and/or a Master’s degree is a plus

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two references to