Provides proceedings from a roundtable focused on including people with disabilities in the green jobs talent pipeline. Offers highlights from the roundtables and discusses the recommendations that resulted.
On December 16, 2009, the NTAR Leadership Center, in partnership with ODEP, sponsored a roundtable to bring together thought leaders and entrepreneurial problem solvers to develop recommendations to ensure people with disabilities are included in the emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy workforce talent pipelines. The event was attended by over 50 individuals with expertise in workforce development, green jobs, disability employment, sector strategies, and economic development. The participants represented labor unions; the employer community; advocates for people with disabilities and other populations such as veterans and ex-offenders; as well as local, state, and federal policymakers.