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The Green Jobs and the Industry 4.0


  • Grzegorz Michalski
  • Małgorzata Rutkowska
  • Adam Sulich
  • Robert Rothe


This paper presents and discusses The Industry 4.0 and the “green jobs” definitions and their mutual relations. The Industry 4.0 is a synonym for a new age of technological jump based on digitization and extended Internet connection between devices. Next to this progress also important are a sustainable development and its measurable implementation in labour market – green jobs. Green jobs are decent jobs, either in traditional sectors or in the new green ones, which contribute to preserving or restoring a sustainable environment. This combination of innovation and progress approach can be interesting solution not only for business but also for non-profit organisations which are the subject of the research in this paper. Furthermore, the role of non-profit organizations is examined and described in aspect of changes in green economy and The Industry 4.0 with special emphasis on the maintenance of their capital structure.

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  • Grzegorz Michalski & Małgorzata Rutkowska & Adam Sulich & Robert Rothe, 2018. "The Green Jobs and the Industry 4.0," WORking papers in Management Science (WORMS) WORMS/18/03, Department of Operations Research and Business Intelligence, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology.
  • Handle: RePEc:ahh:wpaper:worms1803

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    Industry 4.0; Green economy; Green jobs;
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    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth

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