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Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tourism and Green Jobs for Indonesia: Executive Summary
New policy guide offers solutions for Asia’s sustainable consumption and production challenges.
Eco-Business, 22 Jun 2015 - Prosperity need not cost the earth – literally – according to a new handbook that was released today, which offers guidance to ...
Peatland fires inflict trillions of Rupiah in losses
The Jakarta Post, 16 Mar 2015 - The organizers of a study have found that peatland fires in three regencies in Jambi in 2014 caused Rp 44.714 trillion (US$3.4 ...
Indonesian Roundtable on Greening the National Development Plan_Background paper
The background paper of the Roundtable hosted by the Government of Indonesia and supported by the UNDP, UNEP and UNORCID that took place on 21 June 2013 in ...
Regional Learning and Planning Meeting
The overall goal of the team meeting is to facilitate knowledge sharing and joint programme planning and implementation for Green Jobs-AP. This is deemed ...
New impulses for sustainable tourism
Hendrik Wintjen, mascontour, Berlin/Germany, 30 April 2013 - Participants at the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism discussed the opportunities and ...
Indonesia Comes under Fire for Forest Fires
With a propensity to devour everything in their path and spiral quickly out of control, leaving behind swathes of scorched earth, forest fires are considered a ...
Carbon emissions from Indonesia’s peat fires exceed emissions from entire US economy
Mongabay, 19 Oct 2015 - Indonesia's carbon bomb goes off, with emissions from peat fires reaching their highest levels in 1997-1998. According to the Global ...
Green collar jobs – solution to youth unemployment
BusinessDay, 09 Sep 2015 - Desire for white collar (office) jobs and unwillingness to look elsewhere has left many young energetic well-educated Nigerians ...
Green jobs in a low carbon economy
16 May 2013 - The rising unemployment rate....can be mitigated by generating green jobs from the transition to a low carbon economy, to an economy that ...
The Little Green Data Book 2013
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings ...
Jokowi Folds Emissions Agency BP REDD+ Into Forestry Ministry
Jakarta Globe, 29 Jan 2015 - President Joko Widodo has disbanded Indonesia's BP REDD+ agency, which was established in 2013 to help the country meet greenhouse ...
Green economy would highlight full value of forests
JAKARTA, Indonesia (10 July, 2013) – As more developing countries plan to make the transition to a green economy—defined as “low carbon, resource efficient and ...
Environment plan creates new jobs
"Quang Nam has a total of 276,000ha of forest. The PFES policy had helped generate stable jobs and income for local residents while encouraging them to protect ...
Xi pledges to safeguard the environment
China Daily (25 May 2013) - "Those who made rash decisions regardless of the ecological environment, resulting in serious consequences, must be brought to ...
Making Our Communities More Liveable: Examples from Germany and Scandinavia
An increasing number of community policy makers, planners and residents around the world want their communities —neighborhoods, villages, towns and cities— to ...
Introduction to policies and programs for green jobs
This guide to green jobs has been developed to address some of the new and specific needs for information sharing and general understanding of the complex ...
World's largest diamond greenhouse opens in Singapore
Singapore Business News, 25 Mar 2015 - Ila Technologies' sprawling new facility in Singapore that produces diamonds for the luxury and high-tech sectors is the ...
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
A new business model for palm oil?
Eco-Business, 17 Oct 2015 - The recent haze in Southeast Asia has sparked renewed calls for alternatives to palm oil products. In this interview, Forum for the ...
Paper giant APRIL commits to end deforestation in Indonesia.
Blue and Green Tomorrow, 08 Jun 2015 - Major producer of pulp and paper APRIL has announced a new ‘Sustainable Forest Management Plan’ to implement ...
ILC 2013 - Background notes of the Report V (ILO ROAP, 2013)
The presentation on Background notes of the Report V - "Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs" prepared for the Discussion on Agenda item V of ...
Sri Lanka first nation to protect all mangrove forests
BBC News, 13 May 2015 - Sri Lanka becomes the first nation to comprehensively protect all of its mangrove forests, using a model that conservationists hope ...
Employment and decent work in China’s forestry industry (Draft)
The purpose of this report is to examine working conditions in the forestry sector in China and propose recommendations for actions to be taken by tripartite ...
Getting women actively involved in climate change mitigation
Eco-Business, 16 Aug 2015 - Why have so many climate change mitigation projects developed in Asia, but so few featuring women as agents of change or in ...
Study on Low Carbon Development and Green Employment in China
The study explores the employment impacts of China’s low carbon development strategy on the forestry and power sectors, basic industry, and the green ...
Estimating Green Jobs in Bangladesh
Report of a study assessing the scale and distribution of green employment in Bangladesh, within the UNEP/ILO joint 'Green Jobs Initiative'.
Ikea, Nike, and the green textile revolution
Ikea’s latest investment in waterless dyeing specialist DyeCoo paves the way for an historic green breakthrough in the textile industry
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2014
The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) is hosted and led by UNESCO and brings together the work of 31 UN-Water Members as well as 34 ...
Chinese banks funding rainforest destruction in Indonesia
Mongabay.com, 18 Feb 2015 - Chinese banks are among the largest funders for financing an Indonesian forestry giant's ongoing clearance of carbon-dense forests ...