Environmental policies and initiatives have had a significant impact on businesses and employment practices across Europe. The Environment, Employment and Sustainable Development is a wide-ranging collection featuring contributions by academics and practitioners from countries including the UK, Spain, Switzerland, France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Ireland. Subjects covered include:
* the effects of EU environmental directives, programmes and legislation and global conventions and agreements
* assessment of environmental training, education and qualifications across Europe
* national and international case studies
* the commercial logic for businesses in 'going green'
* examination of the growth in the public and private sector of career opportunities for those with environmental expertise.

chapter 2|6 pages

The Environment and Industry

Legislation and voluntary standards schemes and their potential effects on environmental employment
ByRita Raum Degrève

chapter 3|4 pages

NGO Perspectives on Environmental Employment

ByRaymond Van Ermen

chapter 4|10 pages

Employment Implications of Environmental Action

ByRomy Shovelton

chapter 6|10 pages

The Mediterranean Region

The problem of integration of environmental issues in the policies of Mediterranean countries
ByAntoni Alarcón

chapter 7|2 pages

The Environment and Industry

Legislation and voluntary standards schemes
ByRita Raum Degrève

chapter 10|15 pages

Sustainable Development and The European Jobs Market

ByJørn Pedersen

chapter 12|12 pages

The Environment—New Qualifications, New Competencies

Challenges and perspectives for employment and training
ByOdile Mear-Harvey

chapter 13|7 pages

Environmental Employment

The right training for the right jobs
ByMichelle Dobré, Thierry Lavoux

chapter 14|5 pages

Two Pan-European Initiatives in Course Development and Networking

ByNora Cantini, Karim Zein

chapter 15|7 pages

Qualifying for The Environment

ByHilary Course

chapter 16|13 pages

Competencies in The Environment

The role of further and higher education
BySteven Pullan

chapter 17|11 pages

Changing Environment

No blueprints for education
ByPeter Maarleveld

chapter 18|5 pages

The Evolution of Environmental Careers

ByBernard Giovannini

chapter 19|4 pages

Professional Recognition in The Environment Across Europe

First and Second Diplomas Directive
ByAlice McLure

chapter 20|14 pages

Career Routes of Environmental Professionals

UK survey
ByEirene Williams

chapter 22|6 pages

Skills for Environmental Professionals

Towards a European framework
ByMartin Cahn