New Green Careers Grow as Sustainability is a Critical Business Goal

July 14th, 2011

Jobs opportunities may seem slim, but positions tied to sustainability are on the rise. Companies are creating job titles such as chief sustainability executive or VP of earth stewardship. These new roles have responsibilities that include: finding better ways to protect the planet, save energy, minimize the carbon foot-print, maintaining an environmentally friendly work place and overseeing their sustainability efforts and communications with an annual green report.

The number of online job postings containing the keyword ‘sustainability’ quadrupled, which aggregates online job postings.

What new positions is your company adding that contain sustainable keywords? If so, we’d love to know.

Need a good reference for eco-employment? Check out: Greenjobs, a guide to eco friendly employment.

Read more about the sustainability job market as covered in the Wall Street Journal, click here.

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