What do you mean by ‘Skills’?

We use the term ‘skills’ to refer to both (1) occupations (job categories) and (2) abilities or competencies required within specific jobs. These latter competencies can be generic across many jobs (in which case we call them ‘critical skills’) or job specific. While the term skill can very narrowly refer only to a technical ability

July 3rd, 2015|

What about Blue Skills?

We use the term ‘green skills’ as a short hand to refer to any skills needed to take better care of the environment broadly, and which are required for a broad range of jobs across a variety of segments of the green economy – and in fact, also beyond economic activity. This means that we

July 3rd, 2015|

What is a Green Economy?

Although the concept has gained a lot of momentum in the last five to six years, the conceptualisation of a green economy already started in the Brundtland Report (1987) which defined sustainable development as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’. This focused

July 3rd, 2015|
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