green-collar


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green-collar

adj
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) of, relating to, or designating workers involved in environmental protection, or employed by companies that have protection of the environment as a stated aim
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In sections on core concepts, global approaches, governance, financial services, and applications, the articles consider such topics as triple bottom line, base of the pyramid, global reporting initiative, climate change disclosure, financial services industry, World Bank, risk management, sustainable value creation, influencing consumer behavior, green-collar jobs, local living economics, and social enterprise.
Renewables and energy conservation are the future, they are safe and non-polluting, they are set to be cheaper than coal and gas by 2020, aren't going to run out and the Green-collar economy that their construction and maintenance will create will go a long way to solving our economic problems.
We re also generating tens of thousands of green-collar jobs for people now working in the fast-growing British wind energy industry.
GeoTree's technology fixes America's infrastructure at a lower cost, while creating construction jobs, manufacturing jobs and green-collar jobs.
Green-Collar Jobs: The Beginning of a Definition for NYC
Resurrecting the Calverton Rail is a win-win for METRO and Long Island--it will immediately lower the costs of moving biofuel into the Suffolk market and create new green-collar jobs.
John Constable, of the Renewable Energy Foundation, said hopes that the low-carbon economy will deliver thousands of green-collar jobs were staggeringly far-fetched, and each job in the wind industry was subsidised to the tune of pounds 54,000 in 2009/10.
At the training academy we are creating a green-collar workforce with the low and zero-carbon skills needed to make this transition happen.
Yet the economic life cycle of food offers opportunities for just such transformative change due to the number and positioning of green-collar jobs.
By December 2007, the Chicagoland Green Collar Jobs Initiative, which was started earlier that year, held the city's first green-collar jobs summit.
Apparently the saints-that-be viewed his mistakes as large enough--or politically distracting enough, at any rate--for his removal from the Obama administration's road-building project (talk about a green-collar job