Green jobs

Eastern Asia: The Employment - Environment - Climate Nexus: Employment and environmental sustainability factsheet

The Employment-Environment-Climate Nexus Factsheets are a series produced for countries in Asia-Pacific region. This Factsheet provides key features of labour market and environmental sustainability performance in Eastern Asia, as well as vulnerability to climate change and sectors with green jobs potential.

Jobs that are green and decent are central to sustainable development and resource productivity. They respond to the global challenges of environmental protection, economic development and social inclusion. Such jobs create decent employment opportunities, enhance resource efficiency and build low-carbon, sustainable societies.