With nearly two thirds of 11-18 year olds declaring that the environment is one of the most pressing issues facing the country, the youth of today are demanding greater actions in the fight against climate change. As a result, future job prospects are looking greener than ever! To create an eco-friendly planet for future generations, how can we support this up-and-coming generation so that they are able to pursue a sustainable career? This evening will cover:
• How the increased need for protecting the environment has impacted the job market, with sustainability now being a core focus across technology, creative design, public awareness, innovation, law and international development
• How educators can direct students’ environmental passions and interests towards a tangible career path
• What students can do now to gain transferable employability skills from their passion for protecting the environment
• Panel discussion with leading industry experts who focus on sustainability from a variety of InvestIN programmes, including those working within creative, STEM, politics and business-related industries.