Green Career Resources
Careers in sustainability are now firmly planted in the mainstream. The Greener Careers collection is chock-full of resources and tools to help you navigate this exciting sector. To see the latest in job listings, be sure to check out GreenBiz.com's green job board.
From demographics to pay rates, this survey looks at the latest trends among sustainability professionals in 2011.
This report from Green for All, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of Massachusetts explores how investments in energy efficiency, clean technology and public transportation...
This study, conducted by the U.S. Green Building Council and Booz Allen Hamilton, predicts that the green building industry will be responsible for the creation or support of 7.9 million jobs,...
The aging of the boomer generation is converging with a growing urgency around efforts to reduce energy use and carbon production. WIth green jobs being a natural fit for many boomers seeking...
This report outlines the ways that broadband technologies and smart grids can create jobs, save individuals and businesses money, and cut the national carbon footprint.
This report from the National Environmental Education Foundation offers case studies, best practices, next steps and resources for companies that want to boost employee engagement and save money...
How smart climate and energy policies can build jobs and manufacturing of low-carbon technologies in the Midwest.
This report, from the investor activist group Ceres, explores how the current economic and policy climate in the United States is creating new momentum for energy-efficient buildings.
This report from Next 10 tracks the growth of green jobs in the Golden State over the last 14 years, and finds big growth and regional hotspots for different types of environmentally oriented...
The latest in our series of GreenBiz Reports explores and outlines the 10 best practices for bringing all your employees on board with your company's sustainability projects.
This study finds that a robust climate bill could boost the U.S. economy by about $111 billion by 2020 and create as many as 1.9 million jobs.
Researchers at the University of San Diego's Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate and CB Richard Ellis find that people who work in green buildings are more productive and call in sick less often...
This report from Kanal Consulting focuses on practical ways that organizations can implement sustainability to improve the bottom line and the environment.
This report provides an overview of the key trends and business drivers for fostering the CSR-HR connection, followed by a proposed roadmap or pathway for human resource leaders seeking to make a...
This guide is designed to empower current and aspiring social intrapreneurs to find ways to integrate sustainability into their day jobs.
A three-pronged approach to stimulate cities' economies, create green jobs, and reduce their environmental footprint.
- Defining, Estimating and Forecasting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in the U.S. and Colorado
This report estimates and forecasts the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries for the U.S. and Colorado, including definition, current size and composition and expected growth under...
This report from international talent agency Korn Ferry gives an overview of the many ways that companies are embracing green strategies, and how they find the right candidate for a Chief...
This report from international talent firm Korn Ferry outlines what skills will be needed to make a company's supply chain as efficient and sustainable as possible in the coming years.
This 41-page report looks at eco-friendly jobs in the U.S. today, projects growth to 4.2 million green jobs by 2038, and establishes what its authors say is the first national Green Jobs Index.
How you establish an employee commute program depends on your type of business, the flexibility of your employees' work day, and your company's organizational and decision-making style.
This briefing explores what business ethics means for small to medium-sized business enter- prises and how they can introduce and support high standards of business practice.
The report describes the kind and quality of jobs in the clean energy economy, the skills needed to fill those jobs, and how existing plants and their workers can move to the center of the clean...
This guidance manual offer advice to cities that want to stimulate green job creation.
Through more than 800 ideas, the California Environmental Protection Agency hopes to encourage the state to create the country's first comprehensive chemical policy.
Offers student perspectives on social and environmental themes in MBA and other graduate programs’ curriculum, career services, and student activities.
This January 2006 brief identifies current trends in how -- and what -- the Chinese MBAs of tomorrow are learning today.
Authors Susan Svoboda and John Whalen offer this practical guide for developing and using a simulation exercise to help MBA students and working professionals build an understanding of...
This Stanford survey found that a substantial number of MBAs were willing to forgo some financial benefits to work for an organization with a better reputation for environmental and social...
Telecommuting programs are sure to become indicators of forward-thinking, responsible companies. Learn the what, why, and how to get started with this GreenBiz Essential.
Looks at the lack of screening tests for health effects of high production volume chemicals used in the U.S.
A study on environmental and social curricula taught in business schools around the world.
The American Chemistry Council's evaluation of its Responsible Care initiative and environmental performance.
How people of color are playing a greater role in the environmental movement.
Profiles the development of integrated contingency plans for manufacturing and processing industries in Massachusetts.
Analyzes and discusses current trends of business' progress towards sustainability.
Tips on how to spread a little knowledge about environmental issues around the company.
Examines interdisciplinary environmental studies programs and the career experiences of their alumni.
A handbook for implementing a variable work-hour program.
Net Impact looks at the many job titles and departments that can lead the way to green careers.
Research organization Next 10 looks at how green jobs have grown throughout California.
This report from Friends of the Earth Europe shows how countries that boost their recycling rates can add as many as 500,000 new jobs while cutting their waste to landfill significantly.
This report, based on a survey of more than 2,200 workers around the world, looks at the impact that corporate social responsibility programs have on employees.
This study quantifies the business, individual, and societal impact that regular telecommuting could have on the nation, and for small to mid-size companies.
This first-ever report surveyed more than 500 sustainability professionals about their job responsibilities, salaries, and overall job satisfaction.