green jobs

The renewable energy sector employed 8.1 million people, directly or indirectly, in 2015. In addition, large hydropower accounted for another 1.3 million direct jobs in 2015 . Renewable energy markets and employment continued to be shaped by favourable policy frameworks in several countries, regional shifts in deployment and increased labour productivity. Enabling policy frameworks remained, […]

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There’s no getting away from it. The statistics on women in the energy industry are appalling. Of the top 100 UK-headquartered energy companies (including oil and gas, power and renewables) 61% have no women on their board, and only 5% of executive board seats are held by women. We may not know exactly what equality […]

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Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation has launched the Moving from Red to Green: Working Women in the Green Economy initiative to connect women with green jobs and increase their participation in the emerging green economy. With generous support from the Walmart Foundation, BPW Foundation has established a pilot program and awarded $60,000 grants to […]

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