Green jobs resources

May 2022

  1. A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    01 May 2022

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. However, the status of coal power plants as of 2021 shows that the world is far from reaching this objective unless drastic steps are taken immediately. The ILO's Report on "A just transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs" lays out the need to mitigate the negative socio-economic effects of coal phase out and the necessity for just transition policies to be fostered by using evidence at local levels.

March 2022

  1. Sub-regional Web Meeting on Skills & Human Resources Development (HRD) for Green Jobs and Greening Economies in Asia

    Thematic focus on green human resource development initiatives and green occupations in the Asian labour market.

  2. Message at the United Nations International Women’s Day celebration in the Philippines

    08 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the message at the United Nations International Women’s Day celebration in the Philippines, 8 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  3. Opportunities for a Just Transition to environmental sustainability and COVID-19 recovery in the textile and garment sector in Asia

    01 March 2022

  4. Taking climate action - Measuring carbon emissions in the garment sector in Asia

    01 March 2022

  5. Greening the sector - Environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia

    01 March 2022

  6. Assessing the impact - Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    01 March 2022

February 2022

  1. Making Just Transition Work through Stronger Workers’ Organizations in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

    01 February 2022

    The project aims to improve the technical knowledge, managerial capacity and policy influence of workers’ organizations in Malaysia and Viet Nam.

January 2022

  1. Skilling Sri Lankan migrant workers towards the Global talent pool

    Marking International Migrants Day (18 December), the ILO Country Office jointly with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) organised a multi-stakeholder consultative forum on “Skilling Sri Lankan migrant workers towards the Global talent pool”.

  2. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette): ILO response for decent work and a human-centred recovery

    05 January 2022

    Since Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) hit the Philippines, the ILO has been working with partners and communities to place decent work and sustainable livelihoods at the forefront of disaster-response for a human-centred recovery.