Green jobs resources

June 2009

  1. Barefoot solar engineers

    03 June 2009

    Everyone's affected by climate change, but women are increasingly being seen as more vulnerable than men because they represent the majority of the world's poor and are proportionally more dependent on threatened natural resources. In India's Rajasthan desert some of the region's poorest are being trained as "barefoot solar engineers" so putting these ideas into practice and showing how the new idea of "green jobs" can also help alleviate poverty.

  2. Greener Business Asia

    01 June 2009

    Building capacity to achieve greener workplaces and sustainable enterprises through worker-employer cooperation.

April 2009

  1. Green jobs assessment in agriculture and forestry sector in Bangladesh

    30 April 2009

    The report focuses on climate change impacts on Bangladesh; and ways for sustainable economic and social development and environmental protection at national level.

  2. Stakeholders’ consultation on assessment of green jobs

    08 April 2009

    On 9 April, in Dhaka, a stakeholders’ consultation on green jobs assessment studies was organized jointly by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the ILO.

February 2009

  1. Job opportunities for youth - special edition, February 2009

    01 February 2009

    The JOY team, in coordination with Mr Peter Poschen at the head office in Geneva will work together with the Government of Indonesia to investigate what strategies are most appropriate for tackling climate change and for making companies and jobs greener. This special edition document how we intend to carry out this task, including how the JOY team will work with local government in East Java province in conjunction with small farmers and entrepreneurs to promote decent work and green jobs for young women and men.

  2. Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in three sectors: (1) renewable energy (2) waste management (3) construction

    01 February 2009

    Provides a glance at relevant activities being carried out in the context of the framework of ILO’s green job initiatives.

January 2009

  1. Baseline study of Agusan del Norte farming communities 2009

    01 January 2009

    A baseline study of the farming communities of Agusan del Norte is anchored on the perspective that community development and initiatives should start at the local level where local perceptions and judgments are hatched and inspired towards crafting informed policy decisions for intervention by development agencies.

December 2008

  1. Report on the launching ceremony “Green Jobs initiative in Bangladesh”

    04 December 2008

    Summarizes the launching ceremony of Green Jobs ceremony jointly organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the International Labour Organization.

  2. MDG-F Joint Programme on Climate Change Adaptation: Climate Resilient Farming Communities in Agusan del Norte through Innovative Risk Transfer Mechanisms

    01 December 2008

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) works with UN agency, local and national partners to help communities to access resources and reduce risk to disasters triggered by climate change. The project explores risk transfer mechanisms including revolving funds and insurance schemes, and assists farmers to diversify their livelihood base and reduce risk exposure.

October 2008

  1. Green jobs

    03 October 2008