Scott McFatridge is a Research Associate at Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI) whose interests spans multiple dimensions of the green economy, with an emphasis on biodiversity, natural capital and ecosystem services, and their links to Canada’s land-use and natural resource sectors. Before joining Smart Prosperity Institute, Scott worked as a consultant for the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and as a Research Associate for the International Institute for Sustainable Development. He has a Master’s in Public Administration from the School of Policy studies at Queens University.
As Ontario and other provinces move toward a greener economy, policymakers should consider the implications of these changes on employment opportunities, and particularly opportunities for decent work. Decent Work in the Green Economy, a new report from the Mowat Centre and Smart Prosperity Institute, explores this challenge. The report identifies where workers might be vulnerable to disruption, and considers where policy intervention may be beneficial.More