Multimedia on Green Jobs

  1. Productive economies and decent work need a healthy planet

    30 September 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses the UNGA Biodiversity Summit with the message that today’s and tomorrow’s jobs depend on preserving ecosystems and biodiversity. Without a healthy planet, there can be no productive economies nor decent work.

  2. Decent work helps bring peace and social cohesion during crisis

    24 September 2020

    Countries that are already experiencing fragility, conflict, climate change and forced displacement will continue to face multiple burdens as results of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO calls for more peaceful and resilient societies through the promotion of employment and decent work.

  3. The green economy is crucial to the COVID-19 recovery process’

    15 July 2020

    At the UN High Level Political Forum event on the Green Economy and COVID19 recovery, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder states that "we must address now the existential challenges of climate change and environmental sustainability." The ILO will play its part in building back better and greener.

  4. Build better by putting people and planet first

    09 June 2020

    Mustafa Santiago Ali, an activist for environmental justice, talks about the need for a green recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Green recovery from COVID-19

    05 June 2020

    As governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the multiple links between human health, the environment and employment have become evident. With more and better jobs, healthy and resilient societies, the future of work can meet the needs of the future generation.

  6. Why should the future of work put people and planet first?

    20 February 2020

    It’s your future it’s our planet. So why should the future of work put people and planet first? What do you think? Post your answer with #MyFutureOurPlanet to raise your voice on #SocialJusticeDay.

  7. Social justice and environmental justice

    15 October 2019

    UNIGE lecture followed by a panel

  8. ILO Green Week - Meet the Green Entrepreneurs

    02 October 2019

    Celebrating the centenary of the ILO, the Green Week held on 3-7 June 2019 featured dialogues with practitioners and innovators. In this video, meet the green entrepreneurs from sustainable fashion, renewable energy, and waste management sectors.

  9. How the green economy policies will impact the African labour market

    02 October 2019

    A Regional training hub is being established in the South African city of Pretoria this year by the ILO, this will create the necessary skills and jobs missing in the continent's green economy.

  10. Ghana GAIN training

    26 September 2019

    Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network in Ghana