Can you change a polluting industry from the inside?

There could be 300 million green collar jobs by 2050. Meet the people leaving their carbon-intensive roles behind.

The world will need an army of green collar workers, from solar panel engineers to public transport drivers, if net zero ambitions are to be met.

This emerging workforce is growing; by 2050, it’s estimated that there will be 300 million such jobs worldwide.

And many of those roles will be filled by people making a green transition in their own careers. It’s a shift that has been rapidly picking up pace since we spoke to oil and gas workers in 2021.