Follow the jobs: Sustainability leadership rises among Indiana manufacturers

One way to understand what an industry values is to look at hiring trends. In Indiana’s advanced manufacturing industry, that approach would suggest that sustainability leadership is increasing in value.

Over the last five years, the number of sustainability-related jobs in Indiana has risen steadily, with manufacturers posting more sustainability positions than any other industry sector.

Additionally, 4 in 10 Indiana manufacturing and logistics companies now perceive sustainability as an important attribute for winning new orders from major customers, according to recent research conducted by Conexus Indiana and the IU Kelley School of Business Center for Excellence in Manufacturing. While sustainability is not yet considered a primary driver of new business for most companies in Indiana, hiring trends at both the local and national levels paint a different picture.

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