Green Careers

Your Top 10 Green Career Questions Answered

Your Top 10 Questions About Green and Sustainability Careers You are here because you are eager to pursue a career working in sustainability or at least learn more about it first. However, breaking into the climate or social impact space can seem daunting without the right guidance and advice. Here, we address some of the top questions young changemakers ask about breaking into sustainability and low-carbon jobs and careers. 1. How Do I Get Work Experience in Sustainability? Getting into…

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Our Impact in 2023

Our Impact in 2023

What impact did we have last year? We have just launched our impact report and are sharing a few facts and stats from it here. ➡️We worked directly with 200 catalysts.➡️We ran and took part in 20 events. ➡️76 catalysts attended our Catalyst Summit.➡️62 went on to be mentored by a woman working in sustainability. ➡️ The top 3 benefits from the programme were; Understanding Career & Education Options Skills & Knowledge Confidence. ➡️2 catalysts went on to a work…

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We’re taking bookings for our 2024 Green Career workshops! 

Would your students or team benefit from a Green Career workshop? Catalyse Change CIC has been running transformative sustainability empowerment and green career workshops for young women and non-binary changemakers for over 8 years. We are delighted to be able to offer our most popular workshops more widely, to a range of age groups and genders, both online and in-person. Our core offerings are listed below, they can be adapted to ensure they are right for your community, budget, and…

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green work experience

Vattenfall Work Placements

Vattenfall is proud to support Catalyse Change, a non-profit organisation with an ambition to inspire, empower and upskill young women as sustainability leaders and changemakers toward a greener society. After Sonya’s address at the Catalyse Change CIC Summit 2023, two interns chose to complete work experience at Vattenfall Heat UK. Here is what they had to say about their experience. What are the main highlights from your work experience at Vattenfall? Working at Vattenfall for these past few weeks has…

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Your Green Career

Your Green Career: An antidote to sustainability job hunt anxiety

Blog by Ruihan Zhu: “There has never been a better time to work in sustainability.” Yet, embarking on a sustainability career can be a thrilling yet daunting journey, especially for young women and non-binary individuals seeking to make a meaningful impact through their work. Your Green Career is an empowering course and community that recognises the need for guidance and support in this niche. Held over a month in November with sessions every Wednesday and Friday, this course aims to…

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Impact Report 2023

Our Impact in the Last 12 Months

Our 2023 Impact Report is now out, and we are delighted to share a few of the transformational stories of the young women – or catalysts – we have worked with over the past twelve months. We worked directly with over 150 catalysts and delivered three sustainability leadership & empowerment programmes. Green career online course Online training and upskilling course to prepare young women for careers in sustainability. Delivered in April 2022 with 32 catalysts. Catalyst Summit & Mentoring Our…

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What does a Head of Corporate Responsibility do?

Kirsty Green-Mann – Head of Corporate Responsibility at Burges-Salmon – shares some insights into her job and career. I’m Head of Corporate Responsibility with Burges Salmon, a UK independent commercial law firm. My role is pretty varied it involves: framing our approach to responsible business to drive performance across environmental, social, and governance issues; contributing to a number of internal committees; oversight of relevant benchmark and award submissions and using them to drive improvements, while building strategic partnerships across our…

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Catalyst Summit

Catalyst Summit: 10 Reasons You Should Join Us

Are you a young woman – aged 18-26 yrs – who wants to make a difference? As we have designed a sustainability learning and mentoring programme just for you. Here are just 10 good reasons why you should probably join us: FIND YOUR PURPOSE – Our inspiring, online sustainability & green careers event, which is held over 3 days in July, will help you find your purpose & be a confident change-maker. “The Catalyst Summit gives you the opportunity to…

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© Catalyse Change 2024.

Catalyse Change CIC is a social enterprise working to inspire and empower young women for happy, healthy & green careers, communities, and the planet. The directors, Board, and mentors are all women working in sustainability, with a combined wide skill set and expertise, supported by an extensive network of other sustainability professionals who provide expertise and mentoring.

*We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and welcome trans women, genderqueer women & non-binary people.

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