06 February 2019
Bangladesh ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) and it is also one of the most climatically vulnerable countries in the world. How can we change this situation for sustainability of the planet? Green jobs provides one such solution. Green jobs are decent jobs that are good for the environment to contribute to fight against climate change.
29 January 2019
This session discusses the relationship between climate negotiations and research, with a specific angle on Just Transition and the COP24 negotiations. First, the webinar sheds light on how research guides climate policy by presenting the outstanding report of The New Climate Economy (2018): Unlocking the inclusive growth story of the 21st century: accelerating climate action in urgent times. Thereafter, the discussion will focus on the outcomes of the COP24 climate negotiations and what they mean for research and economic modelling of the Just Transition.
10 January 2019
By making our work greener, we can build a better, more sustainable future for women and men around the world. The ILO defines green jobs as good for the environment, good for the economy and good for people.
28 November 2018
This session introduces GAIN’s role in building capacity through facilitating the development of country-owned Green Jobs Assessment Models. The session also presents the methodology used and the expected outcomes by presenting two of the latest country-specific green jobs reports.
25 October 2018
Climate change and environmental degradation are jeopardizing the sustainability of human development worldwide. At the same time, moves toward a greener economy are creating new opportunities in technology, investments, and jobs. This video highlights the important role skills development plays in achieving a just transition to a greener economy and in building environmentally sustainable societies for all. Private sector engagement is also a key in the transition to a green economy given the size of investments required in green technologies and the skills demanded and occupations needed by enterprises.
19 September 2018
This session analyses the Just Transition in the transport sector. The webinar provides both a conceptual overview of the linkages between the transport sector, employment, and the environment, and a practical insight by presenting the results and innovative methodology of Cambridge Econometrics’ report: Fuelling Europe’s Future (2018).
24 July 2018
This session presents the World Employment and Social Outlook 2018 report (WESO) , with a specific focus on the methodological toolkit used to undertake such economic scenario modelling exercises related to a just transition towards greener economies.
17 May 2018
What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.
15 May 2018
According to the ILO report "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs", action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of 6 million elsewhere.
14 May 2018
Twenty-four million new "green jobs" could be created worldwide using environmentally sustainable practices, according to the ILO's report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs”. In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.