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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At the training academy we are creating a green-collar workforce with the low and zero-carbon skills needed to make this transition happen.
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
The purpose of the curriculum is to expose students to the green-collar workforce while integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in an applied context.
Much of our success in this endeavour has been built on developing what we call a green-collar workforce equipped with the skills to prosper in an increasingly low-carbon economy.
The operation is expected to create an estimated 400 green-collar jobs and will be the first major wind turbine equipment factory in Kansas, which is ranked third in the U.
Green-collar jobs are taking center stage for job creation.
But many college officials believe there will be strong demand for green-collar workers once the economy rebounds and governments move to limit greenhouse gas emissions and require more alternative energy.
As the program director at Green For All, an Oakland, California-based nonprofit intent on building a nationwide green-collar economy, Brody considers GTECH an example of the future of industry.
These are the green-collar jobs we all talk about," Newsom said.
Green-collar jobs are those that improve conservation and sustainability through policy, design and technology and are expected to flourish in the region.