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The 2012 Top 10 Green Employers
Design by Hank Isaac, River Rock Creative
Silver Spring, MD - January 10, 2012.
TheGreenJobBank today announced its list of Top 10 Green Employers of 2012. These employers are companies in multiple sectors of the Green Economy -renewable energy, green automotive, green building, energy efficiency, smart grid, environmental, and sustainability, that have posted the most green jobs online in 2012.
TheGreenJobBank indexes green jobs from websites of green employers, green recruiters, green non-profit organizations, green trade associations, and green job boards. Its keeps a set of quarterly and yearly statistical data by employer and by sector, that enables easy reporting.
The 2012 top 10 green employers posted a total of over 4,200 green jobs:
"2012 was a great year for green jobs, with our search engine indexing over 100,000 green job posts" said Bernard Ferret, Founder and CEO of TheGreenJobBank. "It was the best we have seen since launching three years ago, and it clearly demonstrates that the Green Economy expansion is real, and that the Green market is doing very well."
The 2012 solar energy sector of the Green Economy demonstrated an accelerating growth rate. Three of the top 10 companies with100% solar products are: SolarCity, REC Solar and Verengo Solar Plus. The combined solar-related companies green job posts: over 5,000.
The environmental sector showed a steady, solid response as well. Two in the top 10 list are: Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and Cardno ENTRIX. Environmental products and services companies posted a combined number of green jobs of 3,800.
TheGreenJobBank is the leading search engine for all green jobs. It began in 2009 and today, there are over 10,000 daily green job listings. The site provides real time current listings pulled from thousands of websites with green posts. The listings come from green employers, green recruiters, non-profit organizations, trade associations, research labs, green job boards, and venture funded green startups. The site also includes a directory of green employer profiles and green education programs and, provides information on certifications required for some jobs. The Green Job Bank provides job seekers all the job search and research tools necessary to access green companies to help them find their desired entry into a green job.
See the press release on Yahoo! News
Ameresco was so pleased to be in the top 10 that they're using it in their HR promotional literature.