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Asia-Pacific Green Jobs Community Update - Issue 7
This is an update of community related activities for the first two quarters of 2012. It includes information on Green Jobs projects and programmes as well as ...
Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy
A green economy is necessary if sustainable development is to be realized. According to this new released report by the ILO’s Global Green Jobs Programme, the ...
Employment Model in Renewable Energy (Solar home systems)
This is the Employment Creation Model in Bangladesh Promoting Green Jobs in Renewable Energy: Women Solar Technicians and Entrepreneurs from the Green Jobs in ...
Sustainia100 Guide
Gathered from 56 countries spread over six continents, Sustainia100 is a complete guide to innovative and scalable solutions instrumental in creating ...
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action describes a vision for change. Drawing lessons from a series of national dialogues in developing and ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference flyer
Asia-Pacific countries call for intensified efforts to create green jobs initiatives - Surabaya Conference
Government, employer and worker representatives from ten countries in the Asia-Pacific region have called for intensified efforts through social dialogue to ...
Minutes of the 3rd meeting of Task force on Climate Change and Green Jobs, India
Presentation of the study: Economics of Dung in dairy sector, India
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
On 29-31 August 2012, a tripartite regional workshop will discuss the Green Jobs in Asia project to highlight successful approaches, areas of improvement and ...
Businesses in Asia should lead the sustainability movement: experts
Speakers at the recent Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development called on the region to drive the change towards a green economy.
Ministerial declaration and Plan of action on regional cooperation for enhanced energy security and the sustainable use of energy in Asia and the Pacific
"Shaping the future of sustainable energy in Asia and the Pacific". The document was adopted at the Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (27 - 30 May 2013) in ...
ASEM embraces green growth for future stability
Eco Business.com - October 5, 2011. Embracing a green, low-carbon economy is seen as a long-term and sustainable way of dealing with resource depletion, ...
Asia - Pacific countries call for intensified efforts to create green jobs initiatives - Surabaya conference
SURABAYA (ILO News): Government, employer and worker representatives from ten countries in the Asia-Pacific region have called for intensified efforts through ...
Asia technology comes clean to provide green solutions
BBC News, 9 May 2011.
Brunei and the environment
Borneo Bulletin - September 17, 2011. In the article "Brunei committed to protecting the environment" the efforts from the Government to protect the ...
Business and governments discuss green economy ahead of Rio+20
A two-day consultation addressed how to best leverage business strengths in innovation, adaptation and implementation to facilitate the transition to a green ...
Businesses scramble to keep up with green product demand
Green businesses are being urged to overhaul their design and supply operations, after a new report by consultancy Accenture revealed that many firms selling ...
Canadian biofuel plans derailed
Hannah Hoag, Nature, 03 May 2012 - Canadian company Iogen Energy in Ottawa announced on 30 April that it has shelved plans to build a large-scale facility in ...
China Daily: Green economy drive to deliver $315b in energy-saving investment
China's ambition to shift to a greener economy is expected to provide more than 2 trillion yuan ($315 billion) in investment opportunities over the next five ...
China to spend $27 bln on emission cuts, renewables
AlertNet, 24 May 2012 - China's central government plans to spend 170 billion yuan ($27 billion) this year to promote energy conservation, emission reductions ...
Climate Conversations - Climate change means doing Asian development differently
Nita Bhalla, AlertNet, 18 May 2012 - For years, many developing countries have believed it can be only one or the other - economic growth or reducing carbon ...
Expert warns govt. to mull fuel restriction plan carefully
The Jakarta Post, 23 April 2012 - Energy observer Pri Agung Rakhmanto warned the government to be more careful in mulling its fuel restriction plan. The ...
Financing Access for the Poor
UN statement - October 10,2011. "Oslo, Norway, 10 October 2011 - Secretary-General's remarks at Conference on Energy for All"
G8 Camp David Declaration
The Whitehouse Press Secretary, 19 May 2012. The recent G8 meeting at Camp David concluded with a declaration which highlighted growth, employment and ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
The Green Jobs in Asia regional conference will be held on 29-31 August 2012 in Surabaya, Indonesia. This conference will serve as an opportunity to reflect on ...
Growing energy demand key challenge for Asean
Eco Business.com - August 5, 2011. "Asean nations must connect its economies and energy networks to meet the bloc’s future energy needs, said experts at the ...
Korea to promote 'green growth'
The Korea Times - October 18, 2011. "Korea has aggressively carried out projects to boost “low-carbon green growth” over the past years and now seeks to share ...
Live blog from Oxford University: food, water and energy for all
Jo Confino blogs live from the high level Resource sustainability conference at Oxford University's Smith School, which is looking at new ways to manage ...
Maldives eyes $100 mln tourist tax for CO2 plan
AlertNet, Nina Chestney, 7 July 2012 - A voluntary tax on tourists who visit the luxury resorts and white sands of the Maldives could raise up to $100 million ...