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dc.contributor.authorMcQuaid, Ronalden_UK
dc.contributor.authorBergmann, Arielen_UK
dc.contributor.editorAhmed, Aen_UK
dc.description.abstractPurpose: This paper considers the development of ‘green' jobs in Scotland where the government has sought to develop renewable and sustainable energy industries and associated employment. It briefly considers approaches to improving the quality of jobs for new entrants to the industry. Design/methodology/approach: This research is based a review of evidence on employment in renewable energy industries in Scotland and some related policies. Findings: Government employment forecasts/projections have been lower than projected. While there are some specific skills development initiatives by the government, in general labour market policies have been driven by principles of ‘Work First' approaches but require a more ‘Careers First' approach. Originality/value: The links between support for those moving from unemployment into jobs linked to sustainable industries have been under researched. Rather than relying on general ‘Work First' policies and separate industry specific skills initiatives for those already in work, more attention needs to be given to developing sustainable employment with career progression for unemployed people moving into the industry.en_UK
dc.publisherWorld Association for Sustainable Developmenten_UK
dc.relationMcQuaid R & Bergmann A (2015) Sustainable Employment, Integration and Sustainable Energy Development. In: Ahmed A (ed.) Green Behavior: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainability. World Sustainable Development, Outlook 2015. Brighton, Sussex: World Association for Sustainable Development, pp. 117-125.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorld Sustainable Development, Outlook 2015en_UK
dc.rightsThe publisher has granted permission for use of this work in this Repository. Published in Green Behavior: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainability (World Sustainable Development Outlook 2015) by World Association for Sustainable Developmenten_UK
dc.subjectrenewable energyen_UK
dc.subjectcareer firsten_UK
dc.titleSustainable Employment, Integration and Sustainable Energy Developmenten_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.citation.btitleGreen Behavior: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainabilityen_UK
dc.citation.isbn978 1 907106 35 4en_UK
dc.publisher.addressBrighton, Sussexen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationManagement, Work and Organisationen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirlingen_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorMcQuaid, Ronald|0000-0002-5342-7097en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBergmann, Ariel|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorAhmed, A|en_UK
local.rioxx.filenameSustainable energy and careerfirst McQuaid WASD 260315.pdfen_UK
local.rioxx.source978 1 907106 35 4en_UK
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