Green jobs resources

July 2022

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

    01 July 2022

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

June 2022

  1. Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector

    27 June 2022

    Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets.

  2. Report highlight: A Just Energy Transition in Southeast Asia - The impacts of coal phase-out on jobs

    02 June 2022

    A Just Energy Transition in Southeast Asia - The impacts of coal phase-out on jobs focuses on steps needed to ensure that any phase-out of coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam is part of a ‘just transition’. Watch this five-minute animation on how we can ensure a just transition to the future of work to transform economies, promote social justice, as well as support industries, workers, and communities for sustainable development.

May 2022

  1. Call for Expressions of Interests: Information systems development for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

    24 May 2022

    The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives is seeking Expressions of Interests from competent and reputed ICT system developers/ service providers to undertake development of three system components, which are to be integrated into the current TVET Information system. For further details please refer the EOI attached.

  2. Hybrid publication launch and presentation of the ILO report: A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    The report of the ILO on “A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs” will be launched as a hybrid side event on 24 May 2022 conducted on site in the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and on an online platform via Zoom. The launch will be part of the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

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    ‘Just transition’ policies targeting key regions vital to support coal phase out in Southeast Asia

    24 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. A new ILO report highlights need for ‘Just transition hotspots’ to ensure human-centred transition away from coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

  4. 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