News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. UN 75th Anniversary

    Investing in people through the ILO’s employment-intensive investment approach

    25 November 2020

  2. News

    ILO Green Jobs participated in GGKP Webinar on "Green jobs and a just transition: Country perspectives"

    20 November 2020

    This webinar features a discussion on how governments and business can lead a just transition to greener economies. The panel includes country perspectives from Argentina and South Africa, providing an opportunity for an exchange on lessons learned and best practices for overcoming social, political and technical challenges.

  3. Webinar

    Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power a green jobs recovery

    A webinar to discuss the joint ILO-WWF report: "Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power green jobs recovery." The webinar is part of London Climate Action Week.

  4. Event

    Drivers of innovation for environmental sustainability in the garment sector

    Achieving environmental sustainability in the garment sector demands innovation and organisational change across the entire supply chain. This webinar will analyse the drivers of innovation and change in two areas. 1) by exploring different ways to adopt cleaner production techniques in SMEs and their supply chains, as well as 2) through ‘on-boarding’ in multi-stakeholder initiatives.

  5. Event

    ILO-CNTAC-PAGE Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia – Discussion series: China

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing immense humanitarian and economic consequences for businesses and workers of the textile and garment sector. The on-going crisis provides an opportunity for the industry to rethink the weaknesses of the current supply chain model, and to step up efforts to restructure the sector in a way that gives greater value to the interdependence between social, environmental, technological and economic conditions.

  6. ILO at Expo 2020

    COVID-19: How cooperatives are transforming rural lives and livelihoods

    03 November 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on health, jobs, businesses & economies. Yet, cooperatives have been lifting up their communities. Small-scale producers and family farmers were able to improve their access to markets and financing. Simel Esim, Head of Cooperatives Unit, explains how.

  7. ILO at Expo 2020

    A post-COVID-19 recovery must be a green recovery

    21 October 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the world of work. “A recovery from the COVID-19 crisis must be a green recovery, one that builds a better world for people and planet, ensuring a just transition for all, leaving no one behind,” said ILO expert on green jobs Moustapha Kamal Gueye at the Pre-Expo Climate Change and Biodiversity Week.

  8. Food security

    Impact of COVID-19 on people’s livelihoods, their health and our food systems

    13 October 2020

    Joint statement by ILO, FAO, IFAD and WHO.

  9. © Axel Fassio / CIFOR 2020

    Blog

    A better future of work means building it green

    12 October 2020

    Nature can provide some of the best opportunities for creating jobs and stimulating economies, while protecting the planet.

  10. News

    ILO and Lebanon issue guidelines for Employment Intensive Projects

    07 October 2020

    The guidelines aim to reinforce cooperation and harmonization between the Lebanese government, NGOs and development partners, and provide guidance on planning and implementation of EIPs.