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January 24, 2022updated 11 Mar 2022 6:16am

North America is seeing a hiring boom in power industry ESG roles

North America extended its dominance for ESG hiring among power industry companies in the three months ending November.

By Data Journalism Team

North America extended its dominance for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) hiring among power industry companies in the three months ending November.

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The number of roles in North America made up 59.2% of total ESG jobs – up from 40.8% in the same quarter last year.

That was followed by Europe, which saw a -5.2 year-on-year percentage point change in ESG roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job advertisements are then classified thematically.

GlobalData's thematic approach to sector activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best placed to weather the disruptions coming to their industries.

These key themes, which include environmental, social, and governance, are chosen to cover "any issue that keeps a CEO awake at night".

By tracking them across job advertisements it allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their heels – and importantly where the market is expanding and contracting.

Which countries are seeing the most growth for ESG roles in the power industry?

The fastest growing country was the US, which saw 37.3% of all ESG job adverts in the three months ending November last year, increasing to 53.6% in the three months ending November this year.

That was followed by Canada (up 1.2 percentage points), Mexico (up 0.9), and India (up 0.8).

The top country for ESG roles in the power industry is the US, which saw 53.6% of all roles in the three months ending November.

Which cities are the biggest hubs for ESG workers in the power industry?

Some 2.6% of all power industry ESG roles were advertised in Miami (US) in the three months ending November – more than any other city.

That was followed by Portland (US) with 2.6%, Houston (US) with 2.1%, and Chennai (India) with 2%.

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