Green jobs resources

June 2021

  1. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  2. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.

  3. Green Entrepreneurship and Decent Jobs for Youth in Mongolia

    Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, the Government of Mongolia and the International Labour Organization organize this webinar in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) of Mongolia to facilitate knowledge sharing among policymakers, practitioners and experts working towards the promotion of youth employment in Mongolia.

  4. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Framework for Sri Lanka Health Workers Mobility adopting fair and ethical recruitment practices

    16 June 2021

    ILO Country office for Sri Lanka and Maldives requests for Expressions of Interests for developing a framework for Sri Lanka Health Workers Mobility adopting fair and ethical recruitment practices. For further details about the EoI, please see below the ToR.

  5. Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    14 June 2021

    Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets. The analysis evaluates the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes for proponents of industrial projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam. The report finds that enhanced environmental outcomes can be achieved by greater awareness among proponents of the links between environmental management (as facilitated by the EIA process) and sustainable development.

  6. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Independent Final Evaluation

    11 June 2021

    The ILO Evaluation Office is seeking call for proposals from qualified individual to conduct a final independent evaluation of “Support to Resettlement and Reconciliation (SURAR) through the United Nations Joint Programme for Peace – the project has been funded by the UN Peacebuilding Fund. For further details about the evaluation, please see below the ToR.

  7. Greener clothes? Environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia

    07 June 2021

    The increasing social and environmental impacts of the textile and garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, tools and assessment platforms to enhance the sustainability of the sector. There is a great deal of diversity in these initiatives, including differences in their focus, the actors involved, who the beneficiaries are, the longevity of the activities and how they define and measure success. The report highlights where there might be gaps in the current offerings of initiatives, and what types of initiatives have alignment with MSMEs knowledge and learning needs, as a way to highlight where future attention in developing new or enhanced initiatives might lie.

  8. Massive Online Open Course - Business and Decent Work: How enterprises contribute to achieve decent work for all (SDG 8)

April 2021

  1. Reducing the footprint? How to assess carbon emissions in the garment sector in Asia

    22 April 2021

    This report examines carbon emissions across the garment sector as counted using the two prominent methodologies for calculating emissions – the life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon accounting in line with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. The purpose of this report is to provide insight into where and why the carbon intensity of textiles and garments varies across the supply chain and where activities to decarbonize the sector should be prioritized.

  2. Roundtable: Strategies on reducing and utilizing CO2 for cost effective business

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is partnering with the UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network to bring together the textile and garment sector and the cement industry to share, discuss and further CO2 reduction activities.