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September 2015
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

The greening of the economy is a shared goal for advanced and less advanced economies alike, particularly where sustained and inclusive employment is an objective for policy-makers.

February 2014
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)
Green skills, that is, skills needed in a low-carbon economy, will be required in all sectors and at all levels in the workforce as emerging economic activities create new (or renewed) occupations. Structural changes will realign sectors that are likely to decline as a result of the greening of the economy and workers will need to be retrained accordingly. This report outlines the role of skills and training policies as an important component of the ecological transformation process.
June 2012
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

In the light of the strong policy commitments at European level to the development of a sustainable and resource-efficient economy, in recent years Cedefop has been focusing on ‘green’ growth and its implications for skills and vocational education and training policies.