News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Press release

    ILO and UNCDF collaborate to grow parametric insurance in the Pacific

    22 June 2023

    New partnership to build the capacity of insurers and distribution channels on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

  2. News

    Indonesia to build resilience to climate shocks with Adaptive Social Protection

    15 June 2023

    The ILO and its partners jointly support Indonesia to explore the potential of social insurance schemes to be integrated in the Adaptive Social Protection system to address climate risk and minimize the impacts of related shocks.

  3. Event

    Adaptive Social Protection Forum: Social Insurance and Climate Change in Indonesia

    The event aims to facilitate policy dialogues among tripartite representatives and experts on the potential of social insurance to mitigate climate shocks as well as potential challenges of workers and businesses and share results of the study and recommendations to Adaptive Social Protection.

  4. © Victoria García / ILO 2023


    A just transition to a new, greener life

    05 June 2023

    Cristina Carro lost her job as a quarry truck driver when the coal mines in Spain shut down as part of the government's commitment to fight climate change. A government-led “just transition” project helped Cristina find a new job, restoring a dis-used mine to its natural setting.

  5. ILO InfoStory

    Social justice for rural populations means prosperity for the planet

    01 June 2023

    With almost half of the world’s population living in rural areas, rural economies can help eradicating extreme poverty, ensuring food security and creating decent jobs. To make this happen, rural areas must be revitalized – but how?

  6. © Jules Rahman Ong / ILO 2023


    We lost our precious forest but found a way to survive

    30 May 2023

    Mining and deforestation have destroyed the Orang Asli indigenous peoples’ way of life in Peninsular Malaysia. Maimun is helping to restore her people’s connection to the land through a community organic vegetable farm that is giving them a sustainable livelihood.

  7. Just Energy Transition

    Innovation challenge: Artificial intelligence and young people shall green the construction sector in Jordan

    26 May 2023

    The education partnership by the Jordanian National University College of Technology and Algebra Intelligence is one of the three winners of the ILO Just Energy Transition Innovation Challenge. The project aims to improve energy efficiency in buildings by training young people to use AI technology in smarter and better ways.

  8. EMG Nexus Dialogues on Sustainable Consumption and Production

    Digitalization for Circular Economy and Green Jobs for Youth

    24 May 2023

    The first nexus dialogue underscored the importance of collaboration, innovation, and policy coherence in realizing the full potential of digitalization as a catalyst for advancing the circular economy and creating green jobs for youth.

  9. A just transition

    Farmers' voices: Green jobs and just transition

    12 May 2023

    Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in Thailand has conducted a readiness assessment of green jobs, decent work and just transition policies in Thailand’s agricultural sector. In Mae Chaem District of Chiang Mai province, in the north of Thailand, on-ground capacity building and knowledge sharing activities have taken place. Watch the video and find out more about green jobs and just transition.

  10. Just Energy Transition

    Innovation challenge: Energy access and social inclusion

    12 May 2023 Panamá is one of the three winners of the ILO Just Energy Transition Innovation challenge. The proposal of Panamá seeks to link sustainable energy to economic and social inclusion.