In recent years, the concept of green jobs has been the focus of increasing attention from both policy and research circles. At the EU policy level, the green transition is seen as an opportunity to create jobs in existing and emerging economic sectors. The need for re- and up-skilling workers to ensure a socially just green and digital transition is also increasingly being highlighted in the policy debate.
Our partners from CEPS – The Centre for European Policy Studies, have written a very interesting working paper on the role and importance of Green Jobs. This report develops an integrated taxonomy based on four pillars: inputs, outputs, processes, and job quality. In addition, this paper focuses on the necessity of developing skills for the green transition and its possible risks.
Read the full report here