04 February 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the vulnerability of states that were already suffering from disaster and conflict. Even before this global health crisis, many were experiencing high rates of unemployment and poverty, leading to increased risk of social unrest.
21 January 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO), the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and LinkedIn have launched a two-year partnership.
Thinking Ahead on Society Change (TASC) Platform
04 December 2020
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addressed the opening session of the Future of Work Summit.
UN 75th Anniversary
25 November 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.
ILO at Expo 2020
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.
ILO at Expo 2020
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.