News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. 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.

  2. © 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. UN 75th Anniversary

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

    25 November 2020

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Event

    Drivers of innovation for environmental sustainability in the garment sector

    Achieving environmental sustainability in the garment sector demands innovation and organisational change across the entire supply chain. This webinar will analyse the drivers of innovation and change in two areas. 1) by exploring different ways to adopt cleaner production techniques in SMEs and their supply chains, as well as 2) through ‘on-boarding’ in multi-stakeholder initiatives.

  10. Event

    ILO-CNTAC-PAGE Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia – Discussion series: China

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing immense humanitarian and economic consequences for businesses and workers of the textile and garment sector. The on-going crisis provides an opportunity for the industry to rethink the weaknesses of the current supply chain model, and to step up efforts to restructure the sector in a way that gives greater value to the interdependence between social, environmental, technological and economic conditions.