“The Green Transition will bring employment benefits in almost all sectors,” says Stelina Chatzichristou, an analyst in the Vocational Training and Skills Department. So say Stelina Chatzichristou, analyst in the Vocational Training and Skills Department, and Cynthia M. Harrison, CareersNet coordinator at Cedefop. These benefits, they explain, would be implemented through compliance with the European Green Deal (EGD). The EGD would lead to an increase in jobs of around 2.5 million in the European Union by 2030.

The sectors that would benefit the most would be waste management due to the increase in recycling activities, water and electricity supply due to the demand for renewable energies, the production of renewable or less energy-consuming electronic appliances and devices, as well as the construction sector, for the renovation and modernisation of buildings. 

In addition, they point out, indirect benefits for employment are also expected, especially in service-based sectors such as information, communication, scientific or technical areas, among others. New jobs will be created ready to fill market niches in a more sustainable world. 

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