It brings together various organisations including local authorities, further and higher education providers, and employers to develop strategies and practical support for residents now and in the future.
London will see rapid growth in green jobs in the coming years, as the sector becomes increasingly crucial for the capital’s economy. Job growth will be fastest in industrial de-carbonisation, hydrogen and carbon capture, and low carbon transport.
In this part of London, research shows that the total number of jobs is projected to rise from 32,000 in 2020 to 110,000 in 2050, representing an above-3-fold increase.
The partnership and a new report outlining the potential of this sector for East London, was launched by Cllr Rokhsana Fiaz OBE, the Mayor of Newham, at a virtual event. Mayor Fiaz is the lead on the Local London Green Jobs and Skills Partnership for the Local London Joint Committee.
>>Read our latest news about green jobs in the sub-region.
>>Read the Green Jobs and Skills Report for this part of London.
The Local London geography is part of two growth corridors. The UK Innovation Corridor, which runs from Cambridge to central London – is home to various world-class scientific and technology businesses and academic institutions.
The Thames Estuary is the successor to the 2050 Estuary Commission. Through its Green Blue vision, it is working to develop various conditions for growth and encourage investment. Local London works actively with both.
A WPI Economics and Institute for Employment Studies Report for Local London
We're working to ensure that Local London benefits from the ambitions growth plans for the Thames Estuary.
Local London must reap the benefits of the Innovation Corridor: an ambitious plan to support medical and tech industries between London and Cambridge.