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Green jobs in the construction sector
The ILO is pleased to present to you this study carried out by the ILO project "Towards Gender Parity in Pakistan" (TGP) as part of its knowledge creation for ...
Skills and occupational needs in renewable energy 2011
The studies build understanding of how to embark on a skills anticipation exercise for the low-carbon economy, which is relevant for national, sectoral and ...
Biofuel By-Products to Build Stronger, Greener Concrete
Kansas State University civil engineers are developing the right mix to reduce concrete’s carbon footprint and make it stronger. Their innovative ingredient: ...
Green buildings, sustainable cities
Eco-Business, 07 Sep 2015 - Cities are at the frontline of the battle against climate change, and green buildings are an essential part of that effort.
Greener cities are best at taming urban heat
Climate News Network, 07 Sep 2015 - As humans become an urban species researchers find evidence that cities with more green space are best for human wellbeing.
Philippines' new Clark Green City promises sustainable living
Eco-Business.com, 5 May 2014 - Joining the growing list of countries boasting eco-cities, the Philippines is set to build Clark Green City which features a ...
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 ...
Labor NGO demands justice, better health &safety for construction workers
“It is unfortunate that another accident involving a faulty scaffolding happened only three months after the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) ...
COP 21: How Philippines recovered from disaster through decent work
25 Nov 2015 - In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, and as climate change exacerbates weather-related disasters around the globe, the ILO is working with local ...
Sustainable cities: The changing role of businesses
Eco-Business, 09 Sep 2015 - Corporate Citizenship senior researcher Jayesh Shah explores some of the trends in the development of cities, focusing on how this ...
A Case Study on the Formation of Green Masonry Worker’s Guild in Philippines
A Case Study on the Promotion of Green Elements in Socialized Housing in Philippines
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 ...
Final Report on the Process Documentation of Green Construction Materials for Socialized Housing in Philippines
Thai businesses seeing virtues of green buildings
Thailand is following the global trend of building more green buildings because the business community has started realising that they offer both long-term ...
General Motors slashes energy costs through world’s largest LED upgrade
General Motors is reducing energy costs by 80 per cent, saving $780,000 a year, in what is the world’s largest LED upgrade, converting its entire 815,000 ...
A case study on the Application of Modified Concrete Hollow Blocks and Coco net systems for soil erosion in Philippines
Managing floods in a changing climate for a green future
Climate change, population growth, and urbanization are bringing some of the greatest challenges of our time. Just a few days ago we experienced one of the ...
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 ...
Innovative technology helps Lumileds clinch top green building award
Eco-Business, 31 Aug 2015 - Lumileds Singapore’s facility has won the coveted BCA Green Mark Platinum Award for Existing Buildings – the first for an existing ...
Skills trends for green jobs in the steel industry in India
The purpose of this report is therefore to review in a systematic manner the skills available and skills required for the introduction and deployment of ...
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Hospital's green features to mitigate rising healthcare costs
By the first quarter of 2014, Malaysia will have its first Green Building Index-certified purpose-built green hospital up and running in the northern state of ...
Green Energy Is Generating Jobs
Huffington Post, 09 Sep 2015 - Jobs jobs jobs. If there's one thing that will generate excitement in the halls of America's state capitols, it's the promise of ...
Is There a Future for Green Buildings in Vietnam?
This white paper mainly elaborates the market overview and opportunity currently existing in the country, hindrances behind the industry’s current ...
Skills trends for green jobs in the cement industry in Indonesia
In this study, we have analyzed the present scenario regarding manpower skills in the Indonesian cement sector and have projected anticipated changes to the ...
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 ...
Zuellig Building - Green features and sustainable technologies
The Zuellig Building is the first project in the Philippines that has achieved LEED Platinum certification under the Leadership for Energy and Environmental ...
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COP 21: How Philippines recovered from disaster through decent work

25 Nov 2015 - In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, and as climate change exacerbates weather-related disasters around the globe, the ILO is working with local communities to make them more resilient to future storms. At the forthcoming Paris Climate Conference (COP 21), the ILO will advocate that the climate change and decent work agendas are mutually supportive.

Posted by Shristee Lamsal at Nov 25, 2015 08:41 AM |
Filed under: Construction/buildings
Can Hong Kong lead the way in Asia to a sustainable future?

Hong Kong Free Press, 11 Oct 2015 - Buckminster Fuller, the renowned inventor, engineer and designer of the geodesic dome, liked to say that if a system is no longer fit for purpose, it was best not to fight it, but rather to invent a new model that renders the old one obsolete.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Oct 11, 2015 09:11 PM |
Will the idea of ‘wellness’ catch on in Asian workplaces?

JLL Real Views, 07 Oct 2015 - Given that we spend most of our hours in the office, our workplace environment has a significant impact on our physical and mental health.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Oct 07, 2015 04:57 PM |
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 jobless or under-employed. But ‘Green Collar (agro-based) jobs have potentials for massive employment of Nigeria’s teeming youths and would also provide employment for the older generations.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Sep 09, 2015 11:10 AM |
Green Energy Is Generating Jobs

Huffington Post, 09 Sep 2015 - Jobs jobs jobs. If there's one thing that will generate excitement in the halls of America's state capitols, it's the promise of new jobs. And if those jobs happen to be "green" jobs that help position the state on the technological cutting edge, all the better

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Sep 09, 2015 11:08 AM |
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