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Brief: Snapshot of Green Jobs Mapping Study in Malaysia
An output of the Green Jobs Malaysia Project and a brief prepared for the International Workshop on Employment Implications of Environment and Climate ...
UNEP unveils new vision for a global financial system
Eco-Business, 13 Oct 2015 - There is too much capital locked up in polluting, resource-intensive projects today and not enough in clean, low-carbon growth. A ...
Singapore discovers world’s first water treatment method using apple and tomato peels
The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced a scientific breakthrough that purified water using the peels of apples and tomatoes.
The data revolution for sustainable development
Eco-Business, 21 Sep 2015 - The success of the Sustainable Development Goals, which will be adopted on September 25 at a special United Nations summit, will ...
Green jobs mapping study in Malaysia
The mapping study was conducted to estimate and identify green jobs in Malaysia and potential challenges to developing a greener economy with green jobs and ...
Green Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Workshop
The ILO developed the "Green Business Booklet (GBB)" as part of the SIYB products to help entrepreneurs set up green businesses in India. The product is ...
Fact Sheet for Business - the Green Economy and Green Jobs
International perspective on women and work in hotels, catering and tourism
"The working paper highlights structural and cultural issues that often determine the roles that women play within the hotel, catering and tourism (HCT) ...
Six more social business projects get green light
The Daily Star, 25 Mar 2015 - Yunus Centre yesterday approved six more social business projects for investment as more and more young entrepreneurs are ...
Culture(s) of Sustainability -5th Sustainable Summer School for young designers
Today, the topic of sustainability is often treated as a technological, political and economic problem. In order to also intensively consider the cultural ...
Green jobs Asia and the Pacific background brief No. 3
The document features main achievements and impacts of green jobs interventions within Asia and the Pacific region over the period of June and August 2012.
PAGE CHINA NEWS FOR THE GREEN JOBS WORKING GROUP - MAY 2021
LEARNING AND SHARING OPPORTUNITIES, WHAT WE'RE READING, UN NEWS.
APEC List of Environmental Goods: Promoting Exports, Creating Jobs, and Advancing Green Growth and Sustainable Development
On September 9, 2012, Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) agreed on a list of environmental goods on which, according to their 2011 ...
Global Employment Trends 2013: Recovering from a second jobs dip
Global Employment Trends 2013 highlights how the crisis is increasingly raising trend unemployment rates, partly driven by sectoral shifts of jobs that had ...
Latest news from the ILO in Asia and the Pacific
Global Call to Action for a human-centred COVID-19 recovery, Key points from Asia-Pacific Climate Week & the High Level Political Forum 2021, ILO estimates ...
Decent work for youth
Promoting decent jobs for young people in a comprehensive and adapted manner is at the centre of the ILO's 2012 "The Youth Employment: a Call for Action". ...
Policies and practices for low carbon and green growth in Asia (Highlights)
"This book is based on the recognition that low-carbon green growth is an imperative, not a luxury, for developing Asia. Heavily dependent on imported ...
Turning up the heat: Exploring potential links between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment in the garment sector
This working paper highlights the intersection between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment by exploring how climate change, measured by ...
Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report
The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just ...
Brief- Snapshot of Green DySAM-based Modelling and Policy Support Simulation (Green Township Scenario & Application in Organic Agriculture Exports)
An output of the Green Jobs Malaysia Project and a brief prepared for the International Workshop on Employment Implications of Environment and Climate ...
Technical webinar: Mapping environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia
The increasing social and environmental impacts of the garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, ...
Green jobs mapping study in the Philippines
This desk research report is the initial step in mapping existing green jobs in the Philippine labour market, based on available published data from government ...
Driving transformation to energy efficient buildings: Policies and actions (2nd edition)
This report reviews government policy options that can accelerate building energy efficiency improvements. New in this edition is a building efficiency policy ...
People and planet benefit from ‘green’ buildings
Climate News Network, 27 Jul 2015 - Research worldwide shows that environmentally-friendly buildings are much better for the health of the people who live and ...
Going for Green or Growth?
Societies and their economies clearly exist within and dependent upon the natural environment, drawing resources such as oil and natural gas from it and ...
Institute for Global Environmental Strategy (IGES)
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) was established in 1998 under an initiative of the Japanese government and with the support of ...
Green Jobs Mapping and DySAM Analysis in Indonesia
Workshop on Greening the Economy: Its impact on growth, employment and CO2 emissions: A Green DySAM Analysis
Technical validation workshop on Skills for Green Jobs - 17 May 2010
These are selected presentations from a workshop in May 2010. The purpose of the technical validation workshop was to validate the findings of the global ...
The impact of climate change on employment: transition management through social dialogue
ILO - 2010. The magnitude of climate change and of the ensuing changes in production systems requires us to seek solutions to meet these challenges and to ...
Strategic environmental assessment in policy and sector reform : conceptual model and operational guidance
The World Bank - 2010. "Around the world, it is increasingly being recognized that for sustainability goals to be reached, efforts need to go beyond complying ...
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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 development and low-carbon prosperity. The Panel's final report - "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing" - contains 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice, and to mainstream it into economic policy to be submitted for consideration at the upcoming Rio+20 Summit (June 2012). During the event, Mr. János Pásztor, GSP Executive Secretary and Assistant-Secretary General of the UN, will discuss the relevance of the GSP report and recommendations to the work of international financial institutions, such as the World Bank.

Posted by Matthew Hengesbaugh at May 10, 2012 07:27 PM |
RoK-Vietnam Ministerial Meeting on Environment opens in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge, 7 May 2012 – Vietnam’s environmental protection strategy aims to promote international cooperation to complete the legal system, improve environmental management skills, apply technology and create financial resources for environmental protection.

Posted by Daniel Shephard at May 09, 2012 05:00 PM |
Climate impact on plants could be underestimated: Study

The Times India, 03 May 2012 - Experiments that try to simulate global warming's impact on plants badly under-estimate what happens in the real world, according to a study published today in the journal Nature.

Posted by Daniel Shephard at May 04, 2012 11:16 AM |
Students get green tips from man who walked to the Poles

The Times of India, 21 April 2012 - Delhi's waste management drive has a unique face. Sir Robert Swan, the first person ever to walk to both the North and South Poles, was in the capital on Friday to speak to the city's school children about the importance of recycling and reuse.

Posted by Daniel Shephard at Apr 24, 2012 12:00 AM |
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