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Panasonic donates 1,000 eco-friendly light bulbs to Indonesian village
The Jakarta Post, 26 April 2012 - Japanese electronics firm Panasonic is calling on Indonesians to save energy and cut down on carbon dioxide emissions, ...
Rio+20 Dialogues
The Sustainable Development Dialogues, to be held in Riocentro, between June 16 to 19, in the context of the Rio+20 Conference, is an instrument to convene ...
Rio+20 Seminar: Gender Equality is Sustainability
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without equality between women and men. This seminar organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers aims to reaffirm ...
Rio+20 Voluntary Commitments
The Rio+20 Secretariat, together with the UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, has received over 700 Rio+20 voluntary commitments. ...
Sparking greener economic growth
Matt Haskins, leader of PwC's Sustainable Business Solutions tax practice, gives a business perspective of Rio
Spotlight on IT: Innovation for a greener economy
Jenny Marusiak, Eco-Business.com, 30 May 2012 - IT is an increasingly important component of achieving sustainable development goals. This article highlights ...
VP opens renewable energy conference 2012
The Jakarta Post, 17 July 2012 - Vice President Boediono kicked off the 2012 Indonesia Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation conference and exhibition at ...
Webinar - May 10: Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing - Report of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability in Light of Rio+20
The High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) was established by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable ...
WFUNA Webinar: Get Rio: Global Governance for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) is one of the two main themes of Rio+20. But what exactly does this ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
This is a new Green Economy Report by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Published in 2011.
Research Conference: Green Jobs for Asia and the Pacific - Technical Papers and Presentations
The research conference organized by ILO was held on 21-23 April 2008 in Niigata, Japan. It aimed to explore new concepts and approaches, extract lessons for ...
Using Financial and Market-based Mechanisms to improve Building Energy Efficiency in China
China has stretching targets to reduce energy consumption per unit GDP, and tackling energy efficiency in buildings will be a key route to achieve these ...
Green Jobs in the South to End Poverty and Regenerate the Resource Base
This paper was presented at the ILO Research Conference on Green Jobs for Asia that took place on 21-23 April 2008 in Niigata, Japan. It sets the context for ...
Green policies and jobs: A double dividend? (chapter from the World of Work Report 2009)
Taken from the ILO World of Work Report 2009: The Global Jobs Crisis and Beyond, this chapter analyzes the challenges and opportunities of moving to a greener ...
Labour and the Environment: A Natural Synergy
This publication presents examples of the application of technical expertise, of workplace participation, and of tools that promote workers’ health and safety ...
Green Jobs: Fact or Fiction?
The paper critically analyses four recent studies on the alleged benefits of the US government programmes to foster green job creation: 1) the Center for ...
U.S. Metro Economies: Current and Potential Green Jobs in the U.S. Economy
This report is prepared for the United States Conference of Mayors and the Mayors Climate Protection Center. It examines the economic benefits of the 'Green ...
Job Opportunities for the Green Economy: A State-by-State Picture of Occupations that Gain from Green Investments
This report provides a snapshot of the kinds of jobs that are needed to build a green economy in the United States. They focus on six key strategies for ...
Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to Development: A Primer on Integrated Climate Change Planning for Regional Governments
This Primer introduces a set of approaches to help sub-national authorities through the whole process of designing their Integrated Territorial Climate Plan ...
Green Gold Rush: How ambitious environmental policy can make Australia a leader in the global race for green jobs
The report indicates that Australia has an opportunity to turn action to combat environmental challenges into growth of the green economy. This report ...
The Impact of Renewable Energy Policy on Economic Growth and Employment in the European Union
This study assesses the economic effects of supporting renewable energy sources (RES), looking not only at jobs in the RES sector itself, but taking into ...
Defining, Estimating and Forecasting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in the U.S. and Colorado
This report estimates and forecasts the renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) industry for the U.S. and Colorado, and the major contributions of the ...
National and Local Employment Impacts of Energy Efficiency Investment Programmes
This study considers the employment impacts of 44 energy efficiency investment programmes that are ongoing, or were recently implemented, in nine EU countries. ...
Activities Related to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Markets, Employment and Energy Stakes - Situation 2006-2007 and Projects 2012
This publication follows the annual changes in markets and activities relating to renewable energy and measures for increasing energy efficiency in the ...
Green Growth will change Korea's future
This is a leaflet providing an overview of the green growth model in the Republic of Korea.
The carbon productivity challenge: Curbing climate change and sustaining economic growth
The paper presents results of McKinsey's research on carbon productivitiy - the amount of GDP produced per unit of carbon equivalents emitted. Results show ...
25% Renewable Energy for the United States by 2025: Agricultural and Economic Impacts
This study was designed to determine the feasibility of America’s farms, forests and ranches providing 25 percent of U.S. total energy needs while continuing ...
Climate Change: ADB Programs - Strengthening Mitigation and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific
The brochure details ADB's ongoing and emerging climate change mitigation and adaptation program, and how ADB stands ready to play a catalytic role in helping ...
Toward Resource-Efficient Economies in Asia and the Pacific: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
The report reviews the economic and environmental consequences of resource inefficiency in Asia and the Pacific and examines a range of technical, policy, and ...