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A year in research: a summary of our recent reports
Over the last 12 months, our research team has released 11 reports which dive into the future of Canada’s environmental sector and its workforce. We’ve looked at the overall trends for the sector as Canada begins post-pandemic recovery and into specific industries such as cleantech, energy-efficient buildings and nature conservation.
A Green Economic Recovery: Trends, Developments, and Opportunities for the Environmental Workforce
In this report, “A Green Economic Recovery: Trends, Developments, and Opportunities for the Environmental Workforce”, we’ve identified the key growth areas that may drive the need for key talent in the short term.
New Research: An opportunity for energy efficiency in the building sector
The building sector presents a unique opportunity to help Canada reach net-zero by 2050. To achieve this, the sector and its workforce must evolve to meet the demands for energy efficiency within new and existing commercial, institutional, and multi-unit residential buildings.
Environmental Labour Market Challenges and Opportunities in the Decade Ahead
Our research forecasts labour and skill shortages that could impede Canada’s ability to achieve its environmental objectives over the next decade.
Environmental Jobs and Hiring Trends in the Decade Ahead
Forecasts for environmental employment demand are positive with job openings anticipated to approach a quarter million by 2029.
New Cleantech Research: Trends and Opportunities in the Canadian Market
Investments, activities and jobs in clean technology are expected to grow further, likely exceeding $2.5 trillion by 2022.
Environmental Job Market Trends in 2018
Canada’s environmental job market expanded in 2018 with 24,500 job ads online (+8% increase from 2017)
Energy Efficiency Employment in Canada
In Canada, the Energy Efficiency sector is projected to create over 36,000 jobs in 2019.
Environmental Job Postings Within Industries
Over 60% of environmental job postings are in five key sectors. Learn about the latest industry trends.
Environmental Job Market Trends Mid-2018
Environmental job postings in mid-2018 are trending 3% higher from last year. Find out why.