Sustainability Trend Creates Whole New Fields Within Existing Industry Sectors is a recent article in the Phoenix Business Journal that reports on the growth of jobs related to the green and sustainability sectors.
The article highlights factors that may be contributing to this growth, such as changes in consumer behavior and the fact that the Arizona Corporation Commission is requiring regulated utilities to produce 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2025.
The article also includes comments from Dave Thompson, founder and CEO of Diversified Energy; Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council; Jonathan Fink, Arizona State University sustainability officer and the Julie Ann Wrigley director of the Global Institute of Sustainability; and Georgette Proestakis, vice president of human resources for Horizon.
For more information:
- Sustainability Trend Creates Whole New Fields Within Existing Industry Sectors (Phoenix Business Journal, August 1, 2008)