10,000 for climate careers.
The Climate Careers Commitment aims to meet two needs:
1. Large organizations, particularly private sector companies, need ways to attract the best and the brightest to work for them.
2. Workers, particularly emerging professionals, want to work for organizations that are show progressive values.
Climate change is the challenge of our generation. To achieve a sustainable future, people from all walks of life and corners of the world will need to unite to create solutions that are inclusive and effective - this presents an incredible opportunity.
The Climate Careers Commitment will empower you to be an integral part of this solution. By signing on you are committing to be part of the wave of people who be implementing holistic solutions to climate change no matter what carer path you choose to follow. You are joining people from around the world who are all working to make our economies and societies sustainable, and equitable now and into the future.
Why Climate Careers? Everyone must have a job or support him or herself in some way. Most people spend more time on their work than any other single aspect of their life. By committing to a Climate Career you are committing to do everything you can to make your work part of the solution for our sustainable future. Whether you’re a solar installer or a dentist you have a role to play in being part of the solution.
Individuals, particularly young people, are trying harder than ever to help their leaders. Young people see the need to move more aggressively, but too often organizations do not understand how climate change action can benefit them.
The Climate Careers Commitment is a way for organizations to see how many people want their organizations to take progressive climate action.
The Commitment emphasizes that taking action will benefit organizations ability to attract and hire the best; while for individuals it is a way to commit to making change in a crucial way, at the place where they spend most of their time: their job.