Empowering Green Futures: Skilling for Careers in Sustainability

15 July 2024
15:00 – 16:30 Hrs (IST)
Platform: Microsoft Teams   


In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, the Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) is organising a webinar to underscore the critical role of green jobs in combating climate change and fostering sustainable development. With green job demand in India expected to surge by 15-20% annually over the next decade, it’s imperative to equip young people with the necessary skills for these emerging opportunities. This webinar will highlight how young individuals can contribute to and benefit from the green economy. A step towards sustainability, it will bring together partners and stakeholders to emphasise crucial skills for the decarbonisation of the economy.

Intended Outcome:

  • Increased awareness and understanding of the importance and rewards of green jobs
  • Enhanced knowledge of key skills and skilling opportunities among youth
  • Greater interest among young individuals in pursuing careers in the sustainability sector

Who Can Attend:

  • Young professionals
  • Students and researchers
  • Civil society organisations
  • Universities and academic institutions


Topic Duration
Opening Remarks 10 mins
Skilling for Green Jobs: Centring Sustainability

Driving India’s Youth Towards Sustainable Transportation
Dr Arkopal Goswami, Chairperson, Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management, IIT Kharagpur
How India is Building Better: Growth Opportunities for the Youth
Prasad Vaidya, Director, Solar Decathlon India and Senior Advisor, AEEE
Cooling Efficiently: The Need for a Skilled Workforce
Ajit Panicker, Founder and CEO, Pureblu Technologies Pvt Ltd and Immediate Past President, The Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Trades Association Ltd (RATA))

50 mins
Q&A Session 25 mins
Closing Remarks 5 mins

Webinar video

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