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Futures of Green Skills and Jobs

The transition towards greener and more sustainable economies will have a significant impact on the EU labour market and skill needs will change. In order to understand the potential future outcomes, and anticipate their potential policy implications, a foresight Deep Dive has been carried out.

Mon 22 Jan 2024, 10:52 | Tags: green industry, skills

Implications for jobs and skills from the green transition

IER’s Peter Dickinson was part of a team of experts that presented scenarios for green jobs and skills at a workshop on the "Futures of Green Skills and Jobs Activities: Scenarios and R&I Policy Implications."

Tue 24 Oct 2023, 09:24 | Tags: green industry, skills

New research on green and hydrogen jobs in the Midlands

A report produced by IER's Jeisson Cardenas Rubio, Jamelia Harris and Chris Warhurst presents findings from an analysis of green and hydrogen jobs in the Midlands.

The study utilised data from the Labour Force Survey and the IER database of online job vacancy postings. It distinguished three types of green jobs.

Thu 21 Sep 2023, 09:00 | Tags: green industry

Green jobs and the green economy in York

IER undertook an analysis of green jobs and skills on York. Based on a methodology developed by IER, the report identifies the number, occupations and sectors of green jobs currently in the York travel-to-work area. The analysis differentiates between different types of 'green' jobs, and provides estimates based on different definitions. The report, written by IER’s Peter Dickinson, Dr Jeisson Cardenas-Rubio and Professor Chris Warhurst, also includes an analysis of the skills required by these green jobs.

The conclusions contain a series of recommendations that York City Council could adopt in supporting residents, the workforce and employers in the transition to a net zero economy.

Mon 13 Feb 2023, 10:48 | Tags: green industry, regional

New IER project starts on digital and green skills for Industry 5.0

In January, IER’s new collaborative project ‘Bridges 5.0’ kicked off with a launch in Brussels attended by officials from the European Commission. The project seeks to identify the digital and green skills needed to support Industry 5.0 and then develop training pathways for companies to acquire these skills. The project is led by TNO in the Netherlands and involves 21 partners including high profile companies as well as other universities and, within Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group. For further details contact Chris Warhurst:

Mon 30 Jan 2023, 09:37 | Tags: green industry, Europe, skills, digitalisation

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