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Assessing and Anticipating Skills for the Green Transition

Unlocking Talent for a Sustainable Future

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Policies aimed at reducing the environmental impact of human activities have important consequences for labour markets, jobs, and skills. As employment is shifting towards more sustainable activities, workers are increasingly expected to have skills that support the transition to a greener economy. Assessing and anticipating emerging skill needs is crucial to avoid bottlenecks and sustain the green transition. This report sheds light on existing methods to measure changes in skill demand and supply related to the green transition through an in-depth review of practices in five OECD countries (Australia, Austria, France, Norway and Sweden). It also identifies best practice on how to feed information on changing skill needs into policies, notably in the areas of employment, career guidance, education and adult learning.

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Face aux phénomènes météorologiques extrêmes, aux vagues de chaleur mondiales et à l’épuisement des ressources naturelles, il apparaît d’autant plus nécessaire de placer l’accélération de la transition vers une économie plus verte au cœur du débat sur l’action publique. Bâtir un monde plus durable pour les générations actuelles et futures constitue plus que jamais une priorité.

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