Our Vision

We believe in a future where sustainable strategy and social responsibility are first on the agenda.

A future where we make courageous choices to protect our planet which will positively contribute towards business growth.

It won’t be easy but together, we can create a world that is healthier, more equitable, and more resilient for generations to come.

Our story so far

GS2 was founded with a deep rooted mission: to ensure sustainably conscious organisations and people can connect, thrive and transform the future. We are proud to be connecting people that can empower organisations to create a future that we can all depend upon.

GS2 Founded
GS2 Founded
May 2022

After the sale of his previous recruitment business and working within the sector for over 12 years, Josh Huggins founded GS2 from a small home office in Winchester, due to his desire to create a purpose driven and sustainable global talent firm, who connect the people who wish to leave the world better than they found it.

First successful placement
First successful placement
July 2022

We complete our first successful placement in July 2022 after working in synergy with both client and candidate to find the best connection, meeting the necessary requirements and aligning core values.

Certified B Corp Pending
Certified B Corp Pending
January 2023

Showcasing our commitment to being a net positive organisation, we achieve certification to one of the most stringent assessment programmes. A crucial milestone for the founding principles of GS2!

Meet the Team

GS2 was founded with a deep rooted mission: to ensure sustainably conscious organisations and people can connect, thrive and transform the future. All of our staff are proud to be connecting people that can empower organisations to create a future that we can all depend upon.

The values that align us

Sustainability & Social Impact are central to every decision we make. In order for us to truly understand and operate in our industry credibly, it is of vital importance to us that we practise what we preach. This is why we have worked tirelessly to achieve certified B Corp pending status.


When it comes to how we measure success, we see our ability to source incredible talent and provide strategic consultancy as the bare minimum. Where we truly judge ourselves is not who we hire, but in their impact on the planet.


We have a fundamental belief that we have to fulfil our purpose. The gravity of what we do is not lost on us, the actions we take and energy we spend, could mean the difference between a sustainable future or not. Our team are inspired by the belief that we’re making an impact.



As one of very few certified B Corp pending talent providers, we are in a privileged position to lead the transition towards a sustainable future. With a relentless energy and proven capability, we’ll provide the strategic insight and access to help find and hire the brightest in the field.

We're Hiring

Posted today

Interim Head of Sustainability and ESG

  • Salary£1200 per day
  • LocationLondon, Greater London, South East, England
Interim Head of ESG and Sustainability - London/Milan - £1200 per day, 6 Month Contract - Italian speaking Interim Head of ESG and Sustainability required for a market leading, sustainability focused, private equity firm. The position will work closely with and support one of their portfolio companies, providing sustainability strategic guidance, assurance and advice in line with their value creation objectives. This high impact, purpose focused Interim Head of ESG and Sustainability opportunity will allow an individual with a proven track record within private equity, sustainable finance or industry to play a significant role in a critical growth stage for the organisation, both through M&A and organically. Exceptional communication and engagement skills across a multi stakeholder environment, will allow the successful individual to not only achieve short term results, but align with the longer term goals of the firm. The position will be 2 days per week from their London HQ, with occasional travel to Milan and therefore speaking Italian is highly desirable.  
Posted 1 day ago

Interim Head of Compliance

  • Salary£650 per day
  • LocationManchester, Greater Manchester, North West, England
Interim Head of Compliance - £650 per day - 6 month contract - Manchester Join a leading public sector organisation in Manchester or London as an Interim Head of Compliance.Our client is seeking an experienced Interim Head of Compliance professional to ensure a high level of compliance for the organisation specifically within the M&E function. Responsibilities include:Ensuring M&E focused property complianceProviding quality assurance when remedial works are being undertakenDelivering upon strategic objectives focused on building safety legislationExceptional contractor management to ensure high quality remedial works are delivered.Requirements:Proven track record in property / asset complianceExcellent communication and leadership skillsUnderstanding of data governance and assuranceInterviews are scheduled over the coming week, so please reach out immediately to Naz Bhad at GS2 for further details.
Posted 5 days ago

Sustainability Analyst

  • Salary£36000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: A bonus of 15%, 27 days annual leave
  • LocationChertsey, Surrey, South East, England
Sustainability Analyst   Are you passionate about sustainability and looking to develop your career within an organisation which aligns with your purpose driven mindset?     Would you enjoy working for a truly global FTSE 20 listed organisation, with over 600,000 employees operating in 40 countries?   Do you have excellent relationship building skills that you can apply both internally and externally with stakeholders across the business?  If so, look no further… An attractive position has arisen for a Sustainability Analyst to join Compass Group, the world's largest food service organisation. As the world’s leading contract catering, hospitality, and business support services provider, Compass Group operates in all major sectors and industries including education, business, healthcare, government defence, sport & leisure, offshore and hospitality.  Why the Sustainability Analyst position is something you should apply for: This is a great first or second role for somebody passionate about sustainability who is looking to establish a purpose driven career A truly global role, you will have the ability to interact with and influence a range of businesses and cultures across 40 countries. Sustainability is high on the ExCo agenda, resulting in an exceptional level of support to deliver exceptional positive impact. Compass Group are the largest foodservice company in the world, who despite their size have maintained an entrepreneurial and caring culture for their staff. There are a wide variety of growth opportunities within Compass Group, to expand your career at country, regional and global levels.  The successful Sustainability Analyst will:  Support in the sharing of information with  countries as well as collecting best practice, and helping the sustainability team with reporting and sustainability projects. Be comfortable analysing and working with large sets of data and proficient working with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint Have excellent communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally with stakeholders across the business across numerous countries  Be an independent self starter who is willing to roll their sleeves up and work across the business, with the ability to understand and deliver tasks  Be a personable and passionate individual with a natural curiosity for sustainability and the appetite to learn more  In return the successful individual will receive an attractive compensation package consisting:  A Basic salary depending upon experience from £38,000-£42,000 per annum (with potential flexibility for the right individual) A bonus of 15%  27 days annual leave Pension contribution  Health insurance  Free food based on site   If this could be of interest, please apply now through our retained partners and sustainability executive search organisation GS2 Partnership. 

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