The Greening of Job Sectors

The following is a rough overview that lists a cross-section of professional fields and a sampling of ways that environmental concerns are influencing them. These categories of professional fields intersect, and many are rapidly changing. The field of environmental justice is one example. It is part public health, part law, part communications, part finance, part community development, and part nonprofit work as it addresses such issues as crime, violence, and the disproportionate number of...

Seeking Green Employment

If you want a green job, you must first recognize the career development process of which any employment is a part. This book offers a framework through which you can begin to address both your career goals and your green concerns, and this chapter briefly considers some essentials to planning your search for green employment within the context of your career careful research consideration of your career goals study of issues in the field and the industry networking a thorough evaluation of...

Its Your Turn

Four catalysts to find answers to the environmental challenges facing us are empowerment, education, employment, and creativity. From empowerment we take courage to use our voices, to be self-determined, and to act. Through education, we learn skills necessary both to a productive work force and to making informed choices about how our lives and actions affect our environment and how that environmental affects our lives. Employment may give us a vehicle to express our talents and to derive...

Banking Finance

Jonathan Berman is a market analyst at Molten Metal Technology, Inc., an environmental recycling company, where he assesses potential markets quantifies the value added by MMT's proprietary technology, Catalytic Extraction Processing CEP and works to keep the company abreast of regulatory and community issues that can affect strategic business development. He has an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.A. from Bristol University in England. How did you become interested in environmental...

Introduction The New Edition

The first edition of Green at Work contained tools and strategies for launching an environmental career and was intended to help present and future business leaders find or create green jobs. I chose that focus because environmental literacy can be a competitive advantage in the marketplace and in one's career, and because business is in a unique position to improve our quality of life and to help sustain a healthy environment. As business provides jobs and goods and services, it may develop...