Mission Statement

Learn about real people and companies working in California's green economy by watching the film, Faces of Green Jobs and visiting our Green Economy Business Profiles page. Envision a green career that's right for you by exploring Environmental Defense Fund's acclaimed Green Jobs Guidebook. Locate a green job training program that provides the tools you need by searching our map of programs throughout LA County. Get connected at our Green Jobs Resource portal that includes links to job boards, partner organizations and other EDF green economy resources.

What They Are Saying

Since 2005, California green jobs have grown 10 times faster than the statewide average

– www.stopdirtyenergyprop.com

The number of California green jobs expanded by 36% from 1995 to 2008

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California’s clean technology sector received $5.4 billion of investment capital between 2008 and 2009, more than five times the closest state

- Next 10 and www.stopdirtyenergyprop.com

There will be over 100,000 new green jobs in California in 2020

- California Air Resources Board

California employment in energy efficiency related jobs increased 63% between 1995 and 2008

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In 2008 there were about 770 solar energy firms in California employing 17,000 people, in 2009, that number grew by about 30%

- Centers of Excellence

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