This year’s conference “Science meets Praxis”, which had been organized by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Agency of Employment, focused on “Greening Economy: Labor Market and Employment in times of a turnaround in energy policy”.
News from Aug 13, 2014
The energy turnaround, currently a permanent topic on the political agenda, arouses the hope for a sustainable economy as well as concerns for energy shortages and for the competitiveness. Therefore, the conference dealt with questions regarding the chances and risks of the energy turnaround for the labor market, the sustainability of green jobs, greening processes in businesses as well as challenges for human resource policies. Against this background, Klaus Jacob gave a speech on models and strategies for a sustainable economy and discussed strategies of a green economy as well as post-growth strategies.