2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Does the combined authority run an employment or careers programme or project to encourage and promote green jobs?

Question code
Buildings & Heating & Green Skills (CA)
Greens Skills Promotion
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Point awarded if the combined authority provides a supplementary employment or careers programme to encourage and promote green jobs.
Activities can include, but not limited to: stand alone websites, funding, or events promoting green careers at schools and colleges .


Green Jobs and Greens Skills are ones that contribute to preserving or restoring the environment. They have a focus on either reducing carbon emissions, mproving energy and raw materials efficiency, protecting and restoring nature, minimising waste and pollution, adapting to the effects of climate change or making similar environmental improvements.
Green Jobs and Skills can be in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency. Sustainability managers in businesses, green transport officers and thermal heating specialists are all examples of green jobs.
Definitions from International Labour Organisation and Friends of the Earth.

Question performance

0 points

4 Combined Authorities

1 point

7 Combined Authorities
Greater Manchester Combined Authority1/1gmacs.co.uk
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority1/1lcrbemore.co.uk
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority1/1southyorkshire.startprofile.com
Tees Valley Combined Authority1/1bringitonne.co.uk
West Midlands Combined Authority1/1wmca.org.uk
West of England Combined Authority1/1westofengland-ca.gov.uk
West Yorkshire Combined Authority1/1futuregoals.co.uk
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority0/1
Greater London Authority0/1
North East Combined Authority0/1
North of Tyne Combined Authority0/1