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2013

  1. Promoting green jobs in Bangladesh: Women solar technicians and entrepreneurs

    01 July 2013

    The training of solar technicians provides employment and income opportunities. Simultaneously, it facilitates a low-carbon development path through the promotion of renewable energy. This fact sheet summarizes the experience from Bangladesh

  2. Environmentally sustainable construction in Philippines' social housing sector

    01 July 2013

    This fact sheet presents how the employment model in sustainable construction, developed through the Green Jobs in Asia project, established a strategy for the creation of green jobs in the Philippines.

  3. Are you in search of a Green Biz idea?

    17 June 2013

    This manual, elaborated jointly by YEF Africa and the Green Jobs Programme, aims to be a guide for entrepreneurs who are willing to start a green business idea.

  4. Stakeholder Process Facilitator's Guide - Acting in an intercultural context

    11 June 2013

    The ILO has developed the SCORE programme that supports small and medium sized enterprise to grow and create more and better jobs by improving their competitiveness through better quality, productivity and workplace practices. Within the programme, a particular focus has been put on collaboration and communication of enterprises with their internal stakeholders. With this publication the focus will be broadened by bringing to attention the relationships of enterprises with their external stakeholders as well as the relationships among the external stakeholders themselves.

  5. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Zambia

    07 June 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 22

  6. South Africa SME Observatory: The state of youth entrepreneurship in the Free State

    21 May 2013

    A baseline study of entrepreneurial intentions and activity amongst young men and women

  7. Green jobs becoming a reality. Progress and outlook 2013

    17 May 2013

    By presenting a selected number of successful national experiences from 2012, the progress report illustrates the different levels at which the Green Jobs Programme operates. The report also provides an update on the activities which will unfold in 2013 with the continued support of the Programme’s networks and partners.

  8. ILO and Cooperatives - ILO COOP NEWS No. 1, 2013

    13 May 2013

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on: Post-2015 Development Agenda & COOP; Cooperatives celebrate International Women’s Day; Cooperative statistics to feature at ICLS Oct 13; Study tour from African coops to Japan; New study on financial cooperative resilience; ILO paper on Social Economy in Sudan; COOP and the European Task Force for Greece; COOP activities: Vietnam, Egypt & Sri Lanka; New feature: COOP Champions; Domestic workers cooperatives; Social and solidarity economy legislation; COOP exchange with the Social Finance Network; Start and Improve Your Cooperative Business; UNRISD conference.

  9. External Reading List

    07 May 2013

    Background Research Links

  10. "Is Small Still Beautiful?"

    16 April 2013

    Literature Review of Recent Empirical Evidence on the Contribution of SMEs to Employment Creation

  11. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Malawi

    01 April 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 20

  12. Resilience in a downturn: The power of financial cooperatives

    20 March 2013

    This report reviews the performance of financial cooperatives, looking in particular at the aftermath of the 2007-2008 crisis and the continuing long austerity period. It explains why financial cooperatives have proven to be more resilient pointing to the specificities of the cooperative model of enterprise.

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

    15 March 2013

    Many countries are becoming interested in investment and development strategies that stimulate growth in the green economy, whilst simultaneously creating jobs and enhancing social inclusion. Refl ecting this growing trend, the Rio+20 Outcome Document called for sharing and comparing successful experiences. Th is would help distilling good practices and start consolidating a menu of policy options, strategies and tools and to facilitate the integration of relevant approaches into national economic and employment policies.

  14. Green jobs in Mauritius. Experiences from a Small Island Developing State

    11 March 2013

    The Government of Mauritius has adopted a sustainable development framework called “Maurice, Ile Durable” and aims to be a model of sustainable development for Small Island Developing States. This synthesis report presents an overview of four studies carried out in Mauritius in 2011-2012 with support from the ILO Green Jobs Programme. Objetive of the studies was to explore the green jobs opportunities within the “Maurice Ile Durable” framework.

  15. Methodologies for assessing green jobs

    11 March 2013

    This policy brief sets out the different methodologies available to assess the employment potential that green policies can offer and, in so doing, aims to help to focus policy decision-making in order to make it as efficient and productive as possible.

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