More than a quarter of workers willing to take a pay cut for a greener job

A new study from Totaljobs also reveals 28% of employees would consider quitting their job to work for an organisation they consider to be more environmentally friendly than their current position

Renewable jobs around the world topped 11 million in 2018

This compares with 10.3 million in 2017, the increase driven by renewable energy industries increasingly spreading around the globe.

Green jobs
Labour Party launches UK tour to develop green jobs

The move aims to enable communities across the country to contribute to the party’s plans for a Green Industrial Revolution

Wind energy worker
Energy workers ‘must be supported through renewable transition’

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says a body should be set up to support workers in Northern England

Job cuts
npower announces 900 job cuts

The firm says worsened market conditions have forced it to make the decision

Government ‘must support clean energy jobs in the North of England’

The Institute for Public Policy Research says the region could prove a vital low carbon powerhouse

US energy efficiency sector now employs more than 2.2m workers

This is roughly twice as many as work in fossil fuel industries

UK’s offshore oil and gas sector ‘must boost recruitment efforts’

Oil & Gas UK says the industry must focus on hiring a diverse mix of staff able to make its 2035 goals a reality

Energy sector powers forward with job satisfaction

Workers in the UK’s environment and sustainability sector are more satisfied with their jobs than the average person in the country. That’s according to global sustainability body the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), which suggests almost 70% environment and sustainability professionals say they are satisfied or highly satisfied in their jobs. The report […]

UK’s new nuclear builds set to double jobs

Jobs in the UK’s civil nuclear sector are set to double. That’s according to new figures from the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA), which suggest the UK’s new build programme means employment in the field will rise from 65,000 to more than 130,000. Combined, the Hinkley Point C, Wylfa Newydd and Moorside projects are expected to […]