Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Ohio: BlueGreen Alliance

I repeat: There's still an awful lot of talk, and plenty of Construction Trades Professionals sitting on what they don't, quickly able to start immediately with no training as we adapt quickly or have done similar already, as they once worked hard and smart for hours a day, lets see how Ohio stacks up with this!

BlueGreen Alliance creates green jobs' incubator

11/2/2010 - Cincinnati could soon be on the path to becoming a green jobs incubator, according to a local task force made up of key players in local business, education and economic development.

And the critical steps to make this a reality are starting to be taken, say those involved with drafting the report, "Pathways and Policies Towards Green Jobs in Cincinnati." {Note: 83 page pdf}

The green jobs initiative behind the report began in June 2009, when the Pew Charitable Trusts ranked Ohio fourth in the nation in terms of the number of green jobs. While this nascent category is not large - Ohio had a total of 2,800 green manufacturing related jobs, according to the Pew report - it stands ripe for growth on the back of the state's manufacturing heritage. From July to October of that year, Norwood design firm emersion DESIGN led a series of meetings with Cincinnati-area stakeholders to determine how the Queen City can best tap the region's potential to become a leader in green industry. The report, sponsored in part by the BlueGreen Alliance, was released October 21. {read rest}

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