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Green Jobs Rise By 20 Percent In The U.K.

06/19/2008 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

LONDON, UK -- While the United Kingdom has seen job losses throughout the finance and property sectors, there has been a rise in jobs related to climate change and corporate social responsibility.

Acre Resources, a U.K. recruitment firm, reports it has seen a 20 percent increase in the number of green collar jobs from May 2007 to May 2008. Jobs related to energy reduction and emissions management have alone increased by 180 percent.

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