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Thumbnail : Deloitte and IEMA report focuses on developing green skills in the UK workforce

Deloitte and IEMA report focuses on developing green skills in the UK workforce

Deloitte and the professional organisation for environmental and sustainability professionals, IEMA, have launched a new report highlighting how businesses can increase the rate of developing green skills in the UK. According to the report, 75% of senior sustainability professionals believe that jobs require green or sustainability skills by 2050. The report highlights that sustainability professionals […]

Thumbnail : UK report finds renewable energy investment will deliver more jobs than fossil fuels

UK report finds renewable energy investment will deliver more jobs than fossil fuels

A new report by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has stated that investment in renewables can generate three times as many jobs as investing in fossil fuels. Renewable energy can create three times as many jobs per million pounds invested compared to gas or coal while investing in energy efficiency can generate five times […]

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Transitioning to a career in the green energy industry

Many experienced industry professionals are keen to capitalise on the emerging green industry and recognise how our world is transforming and what impact this will have on future careers and opportunities. Professionals in the finance industry are just one example of people looking to transition into the green energy industry. However, with little experience in […]

Thumbnail : Climate change and its influence on adapting the future workforce

Climate change and its influence on adapting the future workforce

To many people, climate change has given young people a great deal of anxiety and driven the desire for many to work for an organisation directly taking climate action. The younger generation reportedly has higher levels of eco-consciousness, and these beliefs influence their career choices and the future working environment. Continued climate-related events have not […]

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Net-Zero measures are key to achieving future government goals

The UK Government has released a new whitepaper called “Levelling Up the United Kingdom”, highlighting the nation’s commitment towards creating systematic change and eliminating regional economic differences. While the full report incorporates net-zero and the likely clean technology sites planned for the future, some environmental leaders believe there needs to be more focus on net-zero […]

Thumbnail : Green Education and Training and its importance on the talent gap

Green Education and Training and its importance on the talent gap

Understanding the economic and social relationship between climate change and employment mean global organisations and national leaders are implementing new policies to support an inclusive green workforce. The transition towards a green working future does, however, have its challenges. A greener economy impacts our well-being and social equality while reducing environmental impact and minimising the […]

Thumbnail : Preparing for the transition to net-zero

Preparing for the transition to net-zero

Industry professionals are concerned that the shortage of skilled workers could hinder progress towards net zero. With the recent release of the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy and plans for the first to carbon capture and storage sites, it is clear that the energy transition is in full swing. The report highlights several substantial commitments […]

Thumbnail : COP26: Leaders agree on a global plan to boost green technology

COP26: Leaders agree on a global plan to boost green technology

Over 40 global leaders have confirmed they will work together to accelerate the transition and development of clean energy technologies by adopting worldwide standards and policies. The announcement was made at the climate summit COP26 in Glasgow earlier this month. Five high-carbon intensity industries will be incorporated initially, including agriculture and electricity. The plans intend […]

Thumbnail : Introducing the winners of the Earthshot Prize

Introducing the winners of the Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize announced its first prize winners of the prestigious environment awards at a recent ceremony in London. Each of the five winners will receive a prize of £1 million and the support of a global network of professional and technical leaders to drive their environmental solutions forward. The winners include innovative technologists, innovators, […]

Thumbnail : Businesses encouraged to highlight green jobs to younger generation prior to COP26

Businesses encouraged to highlight green jobs to younger generation prior to COP26

Before COP26 began, businesses and leaders across Scotland were being encouraged to collaborate on a new initiative to highlight the range of emerging green opportunities across all industries to the younger generation. Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Glasgow, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, created a new project supporting the future of the younger […]

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