20 August 2010
01 August 2010
The following article shows that – with resources and imagination – ways can be found to meet the twin challenges currently facing the world: the need to move towards an economy based on a much lower carbon footprint whilst at the same time bringing the world out of its present recession and finding employment. Andrew Bibby, a British journalist, reports from Odense, Denmark.
01 July 2010
This workshop was organised by the Global Union Research Network (GURN) and coordinated by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). The aim was to discuss academic research on the employment aspects of climate change and identify research gaps.
07 May 2010
Case study on a social dialogue roundtable initiative established to fulfil and guarantee the compatibility of the objective of emissions reductions with those of social cohesion and economic development.
06 May 2010
This report summarizes the main findings of a study on the scale and distribution of green employment in the economy of Bangladesh. It contributes to the ongoing work of the ‘Green Jobs Initiative’ in the country. A GHK report for the ILO
01 March 2010
This research is conducted by the research team of Institute for Labor Studies, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. This study presents both the current situation and potential for green employment in China, as well as results of surveys conducted in eight companies in the power industry.
Routes Out of the Crisis: Strategies for Local Employment Recovery, Skills Development and Social protection in Asia
03 December 2009
India National Case Study A “Green” Value Chain Development Exercise in Jabalpur, India
The Employment Effects of Climate Change and Climate Change Responses: A Role for International Labour Standards?
01 November 2009
30 January 2009
January 2009 theme of the Gender Equality at the Heart of Decent Work Campaign, 2008-2009
24 September 2008
The present overview draws on evidence and findings presented in the report “Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World”. While the overview is consistent with the report, it also includes reflections emerging from the exchanges among the partners of the Green Jobs Initiative not contained in the original report. The original report is commissioned and funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as part of the Green Jobs Initiative jointly mounted by UNEP, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). It is produced by the Worldwatch Institute, with technical assistance from the Cornell University Global Labour Institute, for UNEP.