Women and net zero: Who is tracking gender disparity in the UK's green jobs market?

Cecilia Keating
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Women and net zero: Who is tracking gender disparity in the UK's green jobs market?

PwC has warned the net zero transition could 'perpetuate inequalities' across the OCED without more targeted intervention from government and business - but without better tracking of diversity in the sector, will organisations be able to credibly claim they are making progress?

Could women end up being side-lined by the UK's net zero transition? That is the question raised by new research published this week that warns that unless concerted action is taken to tackle historical...

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