S1E29: Greening the Workforce: The UAE's Rise in Green Jobs with Prof. Tadhg O'Donovan

一    Radhika Arapally
|    April 17, 2024

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Join us on ⁠Sustainability Stories⁠ as we delve into the growing world of green jobs with ⁠Professor Tadhg O’Donovan,⁠ Deputy Vice Principal and Head of School of Engineering & Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. Professor O’Donovan, who also leads the Scottish Institute for Solar Energy Research (SISER) and serves as Honorary Education Secretary for the Energy Institute in the Middle East, will share his insights on the UAE’s efforts to support this vital sector. 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) projects a staggering 24 million new green jobs created globally by 2030! This episode is your chance to learn more about this exciting field and how the UAE is positioning itself as a leader. 

Here’s what we’ll cover: 

  • Understanding Green Jobs: What exactly are they? 
  • The Green Job Landscape in the UAE: Insights into the current market and future outlook. 
  • The Heriot-Watt (HW) University Green Job Strategy: Discover how the HW university is fostering growth in this area. 
  • Benefits of Green Jobs: Why a career in sustainability could be perfect for you. 

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