Multimedia on Green Jobs

  1. Green Jobs: The key to sustainable development

    10 January 2019

    By making our work greener, we can build a better, more sustainable future for women and men around the world. The ILO defines green jobs as good for the environment, good for the economy and good for people.

  2. GAIN Webinar 3: Country ownership and development of Green Jobs Assessment Models

    28 November 2018

    This session introduces GAIN’s role in building capacity through facilitating the development of country-owned Green Jobs Assessment Models. The session also presents the methodology used and the expected outcomes by presenting two of the latest country-specific green jobs reports.

  3. Boosting skills for green jobs

    25 October 2018

    Climate change and environmental degradation are jeopardizing the sustainability of human development worldwide. At the same time, moves toward a greener economy are creating new opportunities in technology, investments, and jobs. This video highlights the important role skills development plays in achieving a just transition to a greener economy and in building environmentally sustainable societies for all. Private sector engagement is also a key in the transition to a green economy given the size of investments required in green technologies and the skills demanded and occupations needed by enterprises.

  4. GAIN Webinar 2: Employment costs and benefits of the just transition: greening the transport sector

    19 September 2018

    This session analyses the Just Transition in the transport sector. The webinar provides both a conceptual overview of the linkages between the transport sector, employment, and the environment, and a practical insight by presenting the results and innovative methodology of Cambridge Econometrics’ report: Fuelling Europe’s Future (2018).

  5. GAIN Webinar 1: World Employment and Social Outlook (2018): Greening with Jobs

    24 July 2018

    This session presents the World Employment and Social Outlook 2018 report (WESO) , with a specific focus on the methodological toolkit used to undertake such economic scenario modelling exercises related to a just transition towards greener economies.

  6. Report in short: Greening with jobs WESO 2018

    17 May 2018

    What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.

  7. B-roll: 24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    15 May 2018

    According to the ILO report "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs", action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of 6 million elsewhere.

  8. How biogas is creating jobs and promoting sustainable agriculture in Egypt

    14 May 2018

    Twenty-four million new "green jobs" could be created worldwide using environmentally sustainable practices, according to the ILO's report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs”. In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.

  9. 17th Regional Seminar for Labour Based Practitioners

    05 March 2018

    The 17th Seminar of Labour-Based Practitioners was organized by the Government of Ethiopia in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on November 13 to 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the seminar was "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach”. The Seminar brought together 490 participants including policy makers, programme directors and practitioners from 27 countries across the world.

  10. How can we ensure decent work is part of the transition to a green economy?

    05 December 2017

    The coordinator of the ILO's Green Jobs Programme, Moustapha Kamal Gueye moderates a live conversation about how to ensure a just transition to a green economy. His guests are Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Director and Head of School of Public Management and Administration at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Andrei Marcu, Senior Fellow at ICTSD International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.