Published: Aug 04, 2009
So, remember the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 the Obama administration introduced earlier this year? Well, the wait is over for the entrepreneurs among you. The White House has started accepting applications for a dip into the $3 billion grant money set aside for renewable energy projects. Once they receive your application and it is approved, the government will pay for 30% of the planned cost.
There is just one catch: Construction for the new projects must start before the end of 2010. This initiative is purposely designed to create hundreds of jobs as well as increasing solar, wind and energy power plants and moving industrial, commercial and residential buildings closer to being green.
Green Auditor and the Sustainability Certification now sound even more relevant. We spoke about them last week. Scroll down this blog to read more about these.
And be ready to apply for the many jobs this initiative promises to create!
A year ago, two of my best friends—a married couple, in their 30s, with children—decided to quit their jobs and spend some time doing volunteer work. After a lot of research and deliberation, they chose an intentional community in Georgia where they would be able to work with refugees.
Job creation is one of the key reasons cited by President Trump for pulling out of the Paris Agreement.
Specifically, coal jobs:
"The current agreement effectively blocks the development of clean coal in America," the President said in his remarks announcing the decision.
In recent years, green has proved a popular concept among consumers,with many buyers, especially the millennial set, ready and willing to pay more for sustainable, environmentally friendly products. That’s contributed to the rise of careers in corporate sustainability, with employees who hold these jobs managing production and facilities to ensure the least wasteful business practices are used.
Going to law school isn’t—or at least shouldn’t be—something you decide to do suddenly or aimlessly. Such a commitment of time, money, and effort should be taken on only after much deliberation and preparation, especially since your career and your future are at issue.
Fintech is one of the fastest-growing and competitive industries at the moment, which of course means there’s a whole lot of work to be done. Those who are interested in a career in fintech will have a variety of options to choose from, and will enjoy the excitement of a rapidly growing industry.