NEUJOBS Webcast Series: Will The Greening Economy Require Different Skills From Workers?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 3:00pm to 3:40pm
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