News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Tripartite Meeting for consultations on Decent Work,Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    13 October 2014

    Caribbean labour ministers, leading trade unionists and employers’ representatives all agreed that the accelerated impact of climate change is posing an immense risk to tourism, agriculture and fishing in the region

  2. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work

    Special information session on the implementation strategy of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy in the American region.

  3. © Dominic Sansoni / World Bank 2024

    Sustainable development

    First “Academy on the Green Economy” kicks off in Turin

    06 October 2014

    The new training course – which kicks off with a high level policy forum – will facilitate the sharing of experiences and know-how on green jobs creation.

  4. Green jobs

    Young Indonesian entrepreneur goes green

    30 September 2014

    Ilham Rhamanda is one of a new generation of entrepreneurs in Indonesia, for whom there is more to business than pure profits. With ILO support he is following a greener, sustainable approach for his sportswear business.

  5. Event

    UN Climate Summit 2014

  6. Op-Ed

    "Cleaner, Greener, and Richer"

    22 September 2014

    ILO Director-General and UNFCCC Executive-Director argue that world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit in New York can deliver a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world that provides millions of decent work opportunities.

  7. News

    High level meeting on measuring the potential for inclusive green growth and job creation in Zambia

    17 September 2014

    The Ministry of Finance has started assessing Zambia’s potential for inclusive green growth and job creation across different economic sectors. The Green Jobs Assessment will inform and guide further policy development aimed at inclusive green growth and job creation in Zambia in line with the revised 6th National Develop Plan which ensures that economic growth is pro-poor, job-rich and sustainable.

  8. © Flickr / Carlo Iacovino 2024

    Small Island Developing States

    Decent work and sustainability intertwined for small states battling climate change

    05 September 2014

    The international community has just concluded its discussion in Samoa about small island developing states, with decent work for all emerging as a key commitment, writes Bob Kyloh, senior ILO economist, who attended the conference.

  9. © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 2024

    Small Island Developing States

    Can closer economic integration bring more decent work opportunities in the Caribbean?

    01 September 2014

    A high-level panel discussion at the UN Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Samoa on 1 September will bring together the ILO with policy makers, employer and worker representatives to discuss the feasibility and implications of greater economic integration in the Caribbean. The Director of the ILO Office for the Caribbean looks at some of the proposed measures and their implications for decent job creation.

  10. Climate change

    ILO and UNFCCC to increase collaboration ahead of UN climate summit

    27 August 2014

    Joint statement by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.