The green economy and job creation: inclusion of people with disabilities in the USA
by Susanne Bruyère; David Filiberto
International Journal of Green Economics (IJGE), Vol. 7, No. 3, 2013

Abstract: The percentage of total employment associated with green goods and services has increased in the USA over the past several years, presenting employment opportunities in a number of related emerging fields. As employment options arise to provide green goods and services, people with disabilities should have equitable employment opportunities in this growth sector of the US economy. A focused strategy to train and engage people with disabilities in the green economy can provide a talented and largely untapped segment of the US workforce, a greater opportunity to participate in this growing employment sector than previously realised.

Online publication date: Sat, 13-Sep-2014

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