The shift towards a greener and more sustainable economy has a profound impact on the European labour market. Green skills and green jobs are instrumental in translating the new opportunities created by clean and sustainable technologies into actual economic growth. Decisive skills-related measures need to be implemented by European, national, and regional authorities, social partners, civil society, and industry as part of an effective green transition.
51 national and regional chambers from 15 European countries responded to a Eurochambres survey in May 2022. The survey investigates the hurdles that companies face in implementing policies to speed up the green transition and dealing with skills shortages, while also highlighting the importance of investing in green skills.
Read the full position here.