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'While we have time let us do good to all’. (Galatians 6:10)'

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Green Careers

Green careers are vital for the future prosperity of the United Kingdom and the planet. The UK was one of the first major economies to legislate to greatly reduce our contribution of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and seek to address climate change. Green careers are essential in achieving Net Zero. There are green career opportunities in every sector.


The green economy needs to grow faster. In 2021, less than 1% of hiring involved Green jobs, and half involved jobs with no green skills at all.


There’s also a supply and demand problem on the horizon. Currently, the demand for green jobs matches the supply of people with those skills. But projections show that in 5 years time, demand will outstrip supply, meaning there is an urgent need for our workforce to level-up green skills.