The Green Jobs webinar for SSA aimed at raising awareness amongst young people of the importance of green jobs and the routes into them.
The webinar featured a live panel of experts, case studies and Q & A and was part of the British Council’s innovative and creative programme of activities and engagement focused on bringing young people together to connect and collaborate on solutions to climate change in the lead up to COP26.
Opening Session: Existing and Futuristic Green Jobs
Speaker – Faycal Boureima – Green Jobs Specialist – International Labour Organisation
First Session: Green Environmental Practices and Opportunities
- Adetoun Mustapha– Projects Portfolio Manager, Shell
- Chisom Nwankwo– Founder, CiiE Luxuries and Clean Tech Policy Expert
- Funto Boroffice– CEO, Chanja Datti Limited
- Temilade Salami– Executive Director, Ecowarrior
Moderated by: Olamide Udoma – Ejoh – Director, Lagos Urban Development Initiative
Second Session: Green Cities, Businesses, Policies and Investment
Angel Adelaja-Kuye– Founder, Fresh Direct Produce and Agro-Allied Services
Olumider Lala– Climate Finance Specialist, Climate Bonds Initiative
Dennis Quansah– Green Building Lead, International Finance Corporation
Moderated by: Baba Oladeji – Director of Sustainable Design Ministry of Architecture