Green Business and Career Profiles

Interested in a career in the green economy? Whether as an employee or entrepreneur, there are endless opportunities for a sustainable career. As the effects and cost of climate change are starting to be seen, businesses across all industries and sectors are starting to green their workforce. In fact, according to Clean Energy Canada, a renewable energy think tank, jobs in the green economy are growing at a faster rate than any other sector of the economy. 

We've interviewed green businesses and green workers across Simcoe County to create business and career profiles to give job seekers like you an idea of what to expect from a career in the green economy.

Green Business --  Journey Electric, Wasaga Beach      

Green Career      --  Master Electrician, Wasaga Beach

Green Career -- Solar Project Manager, Orillia

Green Business -- Orser Technical Services, Orillia

Green Career      -- Industrial Electrician, CEO, Orillia


Green Business -- Strand Energy Corporation, Wasaga Beach

Green Career      -- VP, Renewable Energy Installations, Wasaga Beach



Green Business -- Greenland: Consulting Engineers and Technologies Group, Collingwood

Green Business -- Soltree Sustainable Solutions, Midland

Green Career -- Evert Schaap, President & Founder, MSc. CE

Green Career      -- Environmental Systems Coordinator, Midhurst

Green Business -- Enertest Corporation, Orillia

Green Career      -- Energy Advisor, Orillia

Green Business -- Global Sustainable Solutions, Coldwater

Green Career      -- President & Sustainable Building Project Manager

Green Business -- Reliance Yanch Home Comfort, Barrie

Green Career     --  General Manager

Green Career     --  Sales Manager

Green Career     --  Unit Manager for Custom Home & Residential New Construction

Green Career     --  Geothermal Installation Technician

Green Business -- Georgian Chevrolet Buick GMC, Barrie

Green Business -- EcoCultures, Meaford

Green Career     --  Permaculture Consultant and Arborist

Green Career     --  Landscape Cosntruction and Design Manager



Green Business -- Nottawasaga Mechanical, Wasaga Beach

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