In Spain, the transport sector represents 27% of greenhouse gas emissions.
Rail represents just 0.01% of the country’s total emissions.
With the ambitious national objective of reducing transport emissions by 32% by 2030, rail has the potential to become a driver of Spain’s economy and key industry in the fight against climate change.
The survey shows that the rail supply industry, however, needs to convince talent in Spain to pursue the many opportunities its companies have to offer.
What does Gen Z in Spain think?
- 77% are very concerned about climate change and 60% would be open to change their transportation to contribute to sustainability
- Only 16.3% had made the choice to take rail over car transport and just 7.8% for air transport
- 49.8% believe working for a company with a positive impact on sustainability is very important and 53% are interested in studying or working in a field related to sustainability
- Only 10.6% consider STEM skills necessary for careers in rail, despite their importance to the industry