NEUJOBS Webcast Series: Will The Greening Economy Require Different Skills From Workers?
The greening of the economy is creating different jobs that require different skill needs. In this webcast Bert Colijn presents major results on a report by The Conference Board that assessing the Green Jobs in the European economy and the skills required to adequately fill them using a database from WANTED Technologies. In a further discussion with Ilaria Maselli, Researcher at the Center for Economic Policy Studies CEPS following issues will be addressed:
- Green jobs are still fairly limited in the European economy, averaging at about 3 percent of jobs demanded.
- There is a large difference by country, with Denmark and Switzerland leading the percent of green jobs demanded.
- The greenest are jobs in engineering, science and installation, maintenance and repair work.
- The skills required for green jobs are mostly technical skills.
To watch the webcast, please follow this link: http://conferenceboard.adobeconnect.com/r6yng425yuc