The European Training Foundation has unveiled the ten 2023 ETF Green Skills Award finalists. The award recognises initiatives at the forefront of driving the transition towards a sustainable and green future and have demonstrated exceptional commitment and innovation in promoting and developing green skills throughout the world.
This year’s ten finalists encompass a diverse range of backgrounds and expertise, representing various countries. They were selected from nearly 600 applications from over 60 countries. Here is the complete list:
Armenia: TUMO Labs – Empowering youth to protect the environment through a climate change observatory
Georgia: Construct2 – Developing a public-private partnership for the provision of training on eco-friendly building materials
Indonesia: Carbon Addons – Enabling youth to become climate changemakers through a carbon academy
Kenya: E-waste management – Promoting skills development opportunities for sustainable e-waste management
Lebanon: Zero waste project – Educating for waste reduction and student environmental empowerment
USA with Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe: WeCareSolar – Developing renewable energy solutions for remote communities and women’s empowerment
The winners of the Green Skills Award will be selected by public vote open until 29 September (23:59 CEST) and will be announced at an award ceremony in late 2023. The stories of all finalists and the voting system can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/GoGreen.