Google launches free ‘green’ training for SMEs

The programme is designed to explain easy steps that could help small businesses decarbonise

Deloitte rolls out ‘climate learning’ for all its 330,000 employees

The training programme aims to educate the staff on the impacts of climate change and encourage them to make sustainable choices

Welsh colleges awarded £2m to provide training for jobs in green economy

The courses will include areas such as electric and hybrid vehicles, environmentally-friendly heating systems and electric bikes

New York initiative to train workers to install green building technologies

The Career Pathway Training Partnerships programme will prioritise the state’s most underserved populations, including low-income New Yorkers and those living in disadvantaged communities

Offshore wind: New safety training centre to be developed at Immingham

The ‘fully immersive’ training programme is designed to bring about transformational behavioural change in attitudes to safety

Wind groups team up for industry safety and training needs

A memorandum of understanding has been signed to leverage shared resources, including datasets, analytical and forecasting capabilities

NASA and UN team up for environmental data collection and use

They aim to promote and implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) programme

German power grid operators steel themselves for cyber attacks

Energy company innogy’s first training centre allows firms to learn how to identify threats as well as initiate suitable protective and defensive measures

Winds of change: New global initiative to empower women

Women currently make up only 22% of the global workforce

Could virtual reality revolutionise training in nuclear?

Researchers are developing the VR training to help workers at decommissioning sites prepare for hazard awareness in ‘highly realistic’ situations