Publications on Green Jobs

September 2022

  1. Trade Union Revitalization: Organizing new forms of work including platform workers

    26 September 2022

    The 2022 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research comes at a critical time, marked both by multidimensional crises affecting many countries around the world and by a surge in the attraction and influence of trade unions in responding to these crises. This year edition highlights the experiences of trade union revitalization worldwide with an emphasis on trade union unity and cooperation and the challenge of organizing new forms of work including platforms workers where young people are over-represented.

  2. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2022

    22 September 2022

    This new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) provides the latest estimates of renewable energy employment globally.

  3. How to work in the green economy? Guide for young people, job seekers and those who support them

    01 September 2022

    When choosing professional future, many young people, sensitive to planetary issues, would like their future job to be consistent with their convictions and help to bend the carbon curve. However, for non-specialists, the green economy is still very vague. Which careers to go to? What skills to acquire? This guide aims to provide them with answers.

August 2022

  1. Guidelines for shaping employment policies that support a green recovery and a just transition

    30 August 2022

    These Guidelines assist ILO constituents and technical specialists to design and implement employment policies that enhance a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and also contribute to a just transition over the longer term

  2. The role of tripartite social dialogue in facilitating a just transition: Experiences from selected countries

    30 August 2022

    This Working Paper analyses the role of tripartite social dialogue in supporting green workplaces and, more generally, promoting just transitions at enterprise level.

  3. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

  4. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.

June 2022

  1. Social and Employment Impacts of Climate Change and Green Economy Policies in Türkiye

    28 June 2022

    Application of the Green Jobs Assessment Model for Türkiye

  2. Finance for a Just Transition and the Role of Transition Finance

    16 June 2022

    This input paper prepared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the 3rd G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group meeting addresses the key role that financial systems and their actors play in achieving a just transition.

May 2022

  1. Vulnerabilities to child labour

    16 May 2022

    Identifying particularly vulnerable groups of children and their specific needs is essential for the elimination of child labour. This brief brings together the key findings from four studies that each address a key area of vulnerability to child labour: climate change, situations of crisis, indigenous peoples and informality. For each of the thematic areas, the brief presents evidence of the linkages with child labour and implications for policy.