The Green Jobs Programme of the ILO (Issue brief)

This brochure summarizes the why, what and how of the ILO’s global programme on green jobs. Why the transformation to a sustainable, low carbon economy is crucial for environmental and social reasons. What this transformation means for enterprises and labour markets. What the ILO means by green jobs. How green jobs and the greening of enterprises contribute to meeting pressing social and environmental challenges and how the ILO is setting up and implementing its global programme through partnerships. The brochure also includes contacts and links to key resources for further information.