News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. IDB-ILO Report

    Zero emission economy will lead to 15 million new jobs by 2030 in Latin America and Caribbean

    29 July 2020

    A study by the International Labour Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank highlights the impact on jobs if countries in Latin America and the Caribbean adopt zero emission policies.

  2. Statement

    ILO's statement at the IUCN launch of the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

    27 July 2020

  3. News

    The ILO participates in the IUCN launch of the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

    27 July 2020

  4. News

    COPAC organizes an International Day of Cooperatives event on cooperatives and climate action

    22 July 2020

    ILO’s Enterprises Department Director and Chair of the Committee on Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC), Mr van Vuuren, participated as a speaker in a virtual event organized on the occasion of the International Day of Cooperatives focusing on climate action on 9 July 2020.

  5. © Ploy Phutpheng / UN Women 2020

    Joint Op-Ed ECLAC, ILO & UN Geneva

    Building back better: Equality at the centre

    16 July 2020

    We must put equality and environmental sustainability at the centre of the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Virtual Global Summit

    ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  7. Event

    High-level Political Forum - PAGE: Green Economy & COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for the Decade of Action on SDGs

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is hosting a side event at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 13 July at 8am New York time (2pm Geneva time).

  8. News

    ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action

    06 July 2020

    The webinar focused on climate action, the theme for this year’s International Day of Cooperatives. Four speakers presented on the role of cooperatives in climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussed ways to scale up efforts toward a greener and better future.

  9. International Day of Cooperatives

    How cooperatives can help Brazil’s waste pickers build back from COVID-19

    03 July 2020

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives on 4 July will focus on climate action. Waste pickers’ cooperatives in Brazil are examples of how cooperatives can help combat climate change, while facing the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. © SEWA Cooperative Federation 2020

    International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives play an active role in tackling global crises, says ILO Director-General

    03 July 2020

    By adhering to environmental standards and promoting local production, consumer and producer cooperatives can help limit greenhouse gas emissions and sustain supply chains for essential goods and services, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on the International Day of Cooperatives 2020.