Helesia Luke, Green Jobs BC Coordinator at Columbia Institute
Green Jobs BC is an alliance of labour and environmental groups with a shared vision of an inclusive, sustainable economy that provides good jobs, is socially just, protects the environment and reduces carbon emissions.
The Potential for BC Green Jobs
Helesia will review what is happening in other countries and the tremendous opportunity the low carbon economy presents for job growth and lowering emissions. There are high-priority areas for the job market in renewable energy , building retrofits, sustainable forestry and public transportation.