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published Oct 2021

The Green Jobs Advantage: How Climate Friendly Investments are Better Job Creators

An analysis of studies from around the world finds that green investments generally create more jobs per US$1 million than unsustainable investments.


published Jul 2023

Why Green Jobs Plans Matter and Where US Cities Stand in Implementing Them

Preparing a climate-ready workforce requires an all-hands-on-deck approach among public and private leaders across the country—including federal policymakers, state community college systems, and individual employers—but these capacity-related gaps often come to ground in U.S. cities and regions.


published Jan 2022

Centering Youth in Green Workforce Development

This Action Guide aims to provide practical and actionable guidance to International Development Organizations (IDOs) on how to better respond to the diverse needs of young people as their countries undergo complex transitions to a greener economy.


published Jun 2023

Building California’s Forest Resilience Workforce

Wildfires in California, and across the western U.S., are increasing in frequency and severity, threatening both ecosystems and communities. Restoration—a combination of ecological thinning and prescribed fire—is one of the best tools to build forest resilience and prevent catastrophic wildfires, by reducing the buildup of fuels resulting from a legacy of logging and fire suppression.


published Oct 2020

Resilient Green Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) partnered on this “green paper” to help guide the development of such a program. We started with a literature scan of green infrastructure that considered the benefits and challenges of green infrastructure workforce development programs for communities.


published Sep 2022

Outdoor Rec Drives Jobs

by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), Oregon State University

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable partnered with Oregon State University’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy to look deeper into the career paths, workforce needs, and future opportunities across America’s outdoor recreation economy.


published Jan 2021

Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board

by Strategy Matters, LLC

The Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) consists of 23 business and community leaders across Central Kentucky promoting a thriving, responsive workforce system supporting business success, growth, and job creation.


published Jan 2020

How to Build Safer Streets Quickly and Affordably

by Alta Planning + Design, California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike)

The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) and Alta Planning + Design are excited to share this Quick-Build Guide for quickly and inexpensively creating safe spaces on our streets for people to travel by bike, on foot, on a scooter, by skateboard, or by any other low-impact, low-cost mode of transportation.


published Apr 2015

Trail Creek Restoration

by Coalition for the Upper South Platte

The 2002 Hayman Fire grossly affected Trail Creek, a tributary to the South Platte River, with a concomitant increase of sediment yield, increases in significant flood events, and reduced habitat quality.


published Sep 2022

Age and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

by Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease

Inclusive design can address functional needs arising from dementia.