Publications

2014

  1. Report on the pilot project towards developing statistical tools for measuring employment in the environmental sector and generating statistics on green jobs.

    17 December 2014

    This report provides information on the survey development, questionnaire design, concepts and definitions, methodology of data collection, as well as main findings of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs in one of the pilot countries: Albania.

  2. Climate Change and Employment

    10 December 2014

    This dialogue between policy makers, practitioners and civil society representatives focuses on the impacts of climate change on labour and ways in which climate change is being addressed from a labour perspective.

  3. Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience and Human Mobility: Voices from the Climate Frontlines

    09 December 2014

    This side event puts a human face to climate change impacts by giving the spotlight to the voices from the frontlines of climate change to testify on the impacts of a changing climate including displacement and its gender dimensions.

  4. Climate change and employment

    09 December 2014

    This event aims to address the possibilities for strengthening the decent work dimension in the future climate agreement.

  5. One UN Exhibit at COP20

    01 December 2014

  6. UN System Side Events at COP20

    01 December 2014

  7. Green jobs assessment: Mauritius

    03 November 2014

    This report provides an assessment of existent and potential green jobs in major economic industries of a small island developing state: Mauritius. It aims to inform and shape the Maurice Île Durable (MID) project, which was launched in 2008 with the objective to make Mauritius a world model of sustainable development.

  8. Greening the Economies of Least Developed Countries: The Role of Skills and Training

    29 October 2014

    This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is based on research applied in policy design and numerous case studies of country experiences and good practices.

  9. Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program (IGEP)

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet presents the main activities and outcomes of the Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program.

  10. Green jobs and renewable energy in Namibia: low carbon, high employment

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the renewable energy and jobs potential in Namibia.

  11. Skills for green jobs in Namibia: Occupational changes in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential occupational changes from a transition towards a green economy in Namibia.

  12. Green entrepreneurship: Creating green jobs through sustainable enterprise development in Namibia

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green enterprise development in Namibia.

  13. Green jobs in Namibia: Opportunities for job creation in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green jobs creation in Namibia.

  14. Green Jobs Malaysia Project

    29 July 2014

    This fact sheet summarizes ILO's green jobs promotion in Malaysia

  15. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  16. Green jobs in Mexico

    21 February 2014

    This report summarizes the main findings of a national green jobs assessment conducted in Mexico in 2013. The assessment revealed how many green jobs currently exist in the country and which sectors show the strongest potential for further green jobs creation.

2013

  1. Decent work in waste management

    20 December 2013

    The study analyses the City of Windhoek’s waste management system based on the provision of cleaning and collection services through small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The objective of the study is thereby to take stock of the several dimensions related to decent work in waste management. As such, it can be seen as the starting point of a constructive dialogue on suitable ways and means to improve working conditions and enable employment creation in the waste management sector.

  2. Providing clean energy and energy access through cooperatives

    20 December 2013

    This publication is a collection of case studies on cooperatives in energy production, distribution and consumption as a contribution to the on-going search for ways in which the goal of sustainable Energy for All can be turned into a reality.

  3. Inter-Agency Workshop Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy: Assessing Policies and Practices - Workshop Report

    06 December 2013

    This report summarizes the discussions of the first global workshop on green jobs assessments and related policy implications, held on 4 and 5 March 2013 in Turin, Italy.

  4. Promoting green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya

    18 September 2013

    The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) is a partnership between the Africa Commission, the Youth Employment Network and the ILO. Through training and business plan competition it promotes green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.