Multimedia on Green Jobs

  1. Green Jobs: Providing Sustainable Prosperity

    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.

  2. GAIN Webinar 4: The relevance of COP24 climate negotiations for research and vice versa

    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.

  3. Green Jobs: The key to sustainable development

    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.

  4. GAIN Webinar 3: Country ownership and development of Green Jobs Assessment Models

    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.

  5. Boosting skills for green jobs

    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.

  6. GAIN Webinar 2: Employment costs and benefits of the just transition: greening the transport sector

    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).

  7. GAIN Webinar 1: World Employment and Social Outlook (2018): Greening with Jobs

    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.

  8. Report in short: Greening with jobs WESO 2018

    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.

  9. B-roll: 24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    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.

  10. How biogas is creating jobs and promoting sustainable agriculture in Egypt

    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.