Publications on Green Jobs

December 2012

  1. Guidelines for cooperative legislation, third revised edition

    11 December 2012

    Provides guidance on how to draft a cooperative law.

August 2012

  1. Green jobs for sustainable development. A case study of Spain

    07 August 2012

    The report, a result of the collaboration between Sustainlabour and the Green Jobs Programme of the ILO, compiles and analyses data on the creation of green jobs in Spain. It includes both current employment data and studies of employment trends.

July 2012

  1. Social dialogue for sustainable development. A selection of national and regional experiences

    26 July 2012

    By identifying successful experiences of social dialogue on environmental policy, the report at hand presents practices, challenges and opportunities in developing and strengthening an efficient social dialogue on environmental issues at national, supranational, subnational and sectoral level. The report, produced with the support of Sustainlabour, intends to promote a stronger interaction among governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in an increasingly challenging area for the world of work: environment, green economy and sustainable development.

June 2012

  1. Working towards Sustainable Development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy

    12 June 2012

    This joint ILO/UNEP study shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can also create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. It also demonstrates that employment and social inclusion must be an integral part of any sustainable development strategy.

May 2012

  1. Assessing current and potential green jobs: the case of Mauritius

    31 May 2012

    This policy brief summarizes the findings of an assessment on the potential of green jobs creation in Mauritius. It originated from a request by the Government of Mauritius and was conducted by the ILO in cooperation with a national research team.

  2. Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy - Summary

    31 May 2012

    This joint ILO/UNEP study shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can also create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. It also demonstrates that employment and social inclusion must be an integral part of any sustainable development strategy.

  3. Small earth dams and dugouts - Training guide and technical reference for LIPW

    17 May 2012

    Training guide and technical reference for LIPW personnel

  4. Sustainable development, green growth and quality employment: "Realizing the potential for mutually reinforcing policies"

    16 May 2012

    Background paper prepared by the ILO and the OECD for the Meeting of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Guadalajara, 17–18 May 2012.

  5. Towards sustainable construction and green jobs in the Gaza Strip

    15 May 2012

    Sustainable construction provides opportunities to address and alleviate several challenges and needs currently experienced in Gaza, including the increasing housing demand, limited availability of construction materials, insufficient energy and water provision, inadequate sanitation, as well as severe unemployment. The assessment analyses the feasibility, opportunities and challenges relating to sustainable construction in relation to the above mentioned needs and explores ways to promote green jobs.

April 2012

  1. Promoting safety and health in a green economy

    16 April 2012

    The report highlights occupational safety and health (OSH) as an integral part of the promotion of green jobs and a greener economy to achieve an economic and social development that is also environmentally sustainable.