Latino entrepreneurs and innovators in USA can play a more substantial role setting up green solutions for a better future. Panelists will present strategies and pathways for Latino businesses to join the green economy supply chain and adopt sustainable approaches to their business models.
Many Latinos already work in renewable energy jobs: 1 in 5 workers in the solar and wind industries are Latino. In addition, 1 in 6 construction jobs is in energy efficiency. Still, Latino-owned businesses are negligible in the clean energy sector, presenting an opportunity to address environmental justice and unleash economic empowerment for Latino communities.