News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. World Day of Social Justice

    ILO Director-General calls for greater equality on World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2021

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for global solidarity to support the vaccine roll-out and economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, in his message for World Day of Social Justice.

  2. Sustainable development

    A circular economy can promote decent work

    16 February 2021

    COVID-19 has shown that health, decent work and environmental sustainability are strongly linked. The principles of the circular economy – repair, re-use and recycle – are key to achieving sustainable supply chains and can help promote decent work.

  3. Event

    Social protection floors for a just transition to the green and digital economy

    Side event during the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. Organized by the Government of Switzerland, in collaboration with the ILO and partners of Universal Social Protection 2030.

  4. © ILO 2021

    Greening the Blue

    ILO achieves carbon neutrality

    08 February 2021

    The ILO’s efforts are part of a broader UN strategy – Greening the Blue – to erase the carbon footprint of its agencies.

  5. ILO Infostory

    Peace and resilience through decent work

    04 February 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the vulnerability of states that were already suffering from disaster and conflict. Even before this global health crisis, many were experiencing high rates of unemployment and poverty, leading to increased risk of social unrest.

  6. Press release

    ILO and LinkedIn launch data insights partnership

    21 January 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and LinkedIn have launched a two-year partnership.

  7. Thinking Ahead on Society Change (TASC) Platform

    The importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue and collaboration in COVID-19 recovery

    04 December 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addressed the opening session of the Future of Work Summit.

  8. UN 75th Anniversary

    Investing in people through the ILO’s employment-intensive investment approach

    25 November 2020

  9. News

    ILO Green Jobs participated in GGKP Webinar on "Green jobs and a just transition: Country perspectives"

    20 November 2020

    This webinar features a discussion on how governments and business can lead a just transition to greener economies. The panel includes country perspectives from Argentina and South Africa, providing an opportunity for an exchange on lessons learned and best practices for overcoming social, political and technical challenges.

  10. Webinar

    Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power a green jobs recovery

    A webinar to discuss the joint ILO-WWF report: "Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power green jobs recovery." The webinar is part of London Climate Action Week.