Publications on Green Jobs

February 2011

  1. Towards an ILO approach to climate change adaptation

    27 February 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 104

  2. Promoting Decent Work in a Green Economy - ILO Background Note

    23 February 2011

    ILO Background Note to Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication. UNEP, 2011

  3. The Employment Aspects of Energy-Related Improvements in Construction in South Africa

    01 February 2011

January 2011

  1. Mainstreaming environmental issues in sustainable enterprises: An exploration of issues, experiences and options

    21 January 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 75

December 2010

  1. What role for labour market policies and institutions in development? Enhancing security in developing countries and emerging economies

    17 December 2010

    Employment Working Paper No. 67

  2. The social and Decent Work dimensions of a new Agreement on Climate Change - A technical brief

    06 December 2010

    The technical brief highlights the close inter-linkages between climate change and the world of work and discusses entry points for promoting policy coherence between climate and social and labour policies.

  3. Map: Green Jobs Country Programmes (2010)

    03 December 2010

  4. Green jobs in construction: Small changes – big effect

    01 December 2010

    Construction was the first specific sector of the economy to be addressed in the ILO’s Green Jobs Initiative. The sector is responsible for 25-40 per cent of global energy use, and 30–40 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Andrew Bibby, a London-based journalist, reports from the suburb of Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s largest informal settlement, where the Kuyasa Initiative has targeted 2,000 homes for basic energy-saving measures, creating jobs at the same time.

  5. World of Work Magazine n°70, December 2010 - Promoting a recovery focused on jobs

    01 December 2010

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on the current economic recovery and also features stories from the world of work: The state of the world of work, Green jobs in construction, Youth employment...

  6. Green Jobs Country Brief: Lebanon

    01 December 2010