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Future Skills Needs of Enterprise within the Green Economy in Ireland report released

Future Skills Needs of Enterprise within the Green Economy in Ireland report released

Published on: Monday, 29 November 2010

The study, conducted for Forfás,  identifies the future skills needs of enterprise to capitalise on the green economy in Ireland and proposes a range of measures to ensure that their future skills base will drive business and employment growth. Six sub-sectors, identified as having business and employment growth potential, are included in the study. These are: renewable energies; efficient energy use and management; water and waste water treatment; waste management, recovery and recycling; environmental consultancy services; and green ICT applications and software.  Chemical & process engineers are already engaged in all of these areas - with expectatins of further needs for engineers!  The detailed report can be found here.