According to a recent WWF study approximately 3.4 million jobs in Europe are directly related to renewable energy, sustainable transport and energy efficient goods and services. Further studies project that the number of green jobs will double by 2020 as a result of the Green New Deal. By 2030, the green economy is forecast to employ more people than the automobile industry.
Where do you stand?
Every branch of business and every job requires specific environmental knowledge and every industry can contribute to a climate and environment friendly economy – including your line of work.
For example, the building sector requires knowledge of solar energy and energy efficiency; the agricultural and forestry sectors need to be familiar with biodiversity and organic farming; the banking and finance sector requires sustainable investment consultants; and the tourist industry needs experts in sustainable travel.