Multimedia on Green Jobs

  1. Kailash Satyarthi calls on ILO constituents to help make child labour history

    11 June 2015

    Nobel Peace Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi calls for immediate action on climate change and a child-friendly approach to disaster management, at a special sitting of the International Labour Conference. (Closed captions available)

  2. President of France, François Hollande addresses International Labour Conference

    11 June 2015

    Guest of honour of the 104th Session of the International Labour Conference, French President François Hollande calls for universal mobilization to fight climate change and to ensure better application of international labour law. (In French with subtitles in English)

  3. Day 9: “Action on climate change is action for growth, justice and labor rights” says French President Francois Hollande

    11 June 2015

    Heads of state and Nobel laureate Kailash call for action on climate change at World of Work Summit hosted by the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  4. ILO World of Work Summit tackles climate change

    11 June 2015

    Around the world, the effects of climate change are affecting people's lives and livelihoods. Climate change is not only an environmental problem, it's also a social problem. The ILO World of Work Summit sees tackling climate change as a unique opportunity for job creation and economic growth.

  5. Pharrell Williams calls for green, decent jobs to be put centre stage

    11 June 2015

    Award-winning musician, Pharrell Williams, has called on governments, employers and workers to ensure that green, decent jobs are at the top of the agenda when the world meet at the climate change conference at the end of the year.

  6. UNFCCC Message to the World of Work Summit

    11 June 2015

    Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres, wishes attendees of the ILO's World of Work Summit success as they discuss how to open up labour opportunities in our global response to the climate challenge.

  7. SCORE China Case Studies: Results achieved through SCORE Training on Cleaner Production

    02 June 2015

    This video shows how two very different Chinese enterprises benefited from the Cleaner Production module of SCORE Training.

  8. Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

  9. Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

  10. Creating Jobs by Greening Malmö

    29 January 2014

    The changing climate is changing the job market. Around the world, many cities are recognizing that the growing demand for environmentally friendly, energy saving technologies and construction methods is leading to higher demand for "green jobs." The city of Malmö, in Sweden has put the idea into practice, using green jobs to create a new, ecologically sustainable approach to development.

  11. ILO Head: We need to link growth and social development to generate more and better jobs

    12 December 2013

    Zambia's president Sata has stressed the need for the ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to work together and develop practical strategies for employment creation for the country. With that, ILO's Director-General, Guy Ryder, was on a visit to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region to launch a Green Jobs project which would see up to 5,000 new jobs created.