Boosting skills for greener jobs in Flanders, Belgium

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Author: Cliquot, Nathalie


The Flemish economy is extremely diversified with a number of value-added industries and a highly skilled workforce. The shift to a green economy will however require specific knowledge, values and attitudes from the Flemish workforce. This report analyses the skills dimension of the transition to a green economy at the local level, with specific reference to emerging needs in the agro-food, construction and chemicals sectors. It also provides recommendations for the development of green skills and occupational profiles at the organisational level, while advising policy makers on the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Sustainability; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Policy; Outcomes; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Green skills; Environment; Organisation behaviour; Recommendations; Questionnaire

Geographic subjects: Belgium; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2017

Physical description: 108 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 125.182

ISBN: 9789264268951 (epub); 9789264265264 (PDF); 9789264265257(print)

ISSN: 2222-9523 (online), 2222-9515 (print)

An earlier version, 'Boosting skills for greener jobs in Flanders', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 125.182.
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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 127.84

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