Tag: job creation
Governments around the world are setting targets for countries to reduce emissions and increase reliance on renewable energy. According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) the increase in reliance on wind as a renewable energy source could provide an extra 470 gigawatts of power between 2021 and 2025 so leading to 3.3 million jobs being created in the next five years.
Construction has started on Manchester's Co-op Live arena a brand new 23,500-seater venue next to the Etihad Football Stadium. The £350m build is set to be the UK's biggest entertainment arena and it will "kickstart" a wave of economic activity and job creation in the North West region. The project developer OVG real Estate said that on average Co-op Live’s construction site will have 400 people working on it daily.
A Green Alliance think tank report says 16,000 'green creation' jobs could help employment in the areas of Britain worse hit by job losses due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The new jobs would be created by restoring nature and planting trees in areas where unemployment will increase when the government’s furlough schemes end. These include urban areas where people have little access to green space, coastal areas and also “red wall” areas in the north of England that were Labour strongholds.
When Amazon applied for permission to build a huge "sortation" center in the former pit village Haydock in Merseyside, the local council supported the scheme because of the promised 2,500 jobs that would be created, despite it being built on green belt land.
When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.
Kate Winslet has revealed she headed straight to her job at a delicatessen in her home town Reading after she finished filming her first movie.