Scotland could cash in on green economy

The green economy is a global market forecast to grow to £4.3 trillion by 2015 and with the potential of creating 60,000 green jobs in Scotland by 2020. Speaking to […]

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By Tom Gibson

The green economy is a global market forecast to grow to £4.3 trillion by 2015 and with the potential of creating 60,000 green jobs in Scotland by 2020. Speaking to Scottish finaciers Mr Salmond said, “Creating a sustainable low carbon economy and tackling the global climate change challenge presents enormous opportunities.” He told delegates that a greeener economy will create vast investment in Scotland’s financial services industry.

Mr Salmond stated, “Scotland has an outstanding reputation for financial innovation and significant opportunities lie ahead from harnessing investment from developing economies such as China”.

The First Ministerwillopen the Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference taking place on the 28th and 29th of September in Edinburgh.