Wednesday April 8, 2020

Green approach to job creation

‘Green collar’ jobs are set to become a growth area, as traditional industries are replaced by environmentally friendly ones with longer-term futures.

31st January, 2009

‘Green collar’ jobs are top of the agenda for US president Barack Obama, who has pledged to support employment in renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen is thinking along similar lines. His €500 million Innovation Fund Ireland, launched in December, made reference to a green deal, and early plans to introduce tax breaks to help make Ireland an ‘innovation island’.

‘‘We hope that the government remains faithful to its...

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