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Study on the Potential of Sustainable Energy Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises in China
China has made significant achievements in improving its energy efficiency and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in recent years, mainly through rolling ...
Integrating REDD+ into a Green Economy Transition - Opportunities and Challenges
This paper outlines a rationale for integrating REDD+ within the green economy transition and initiates thinking on how this might be achieved. It brings ...
Agricultural Workers and thier Contribution to Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
This report, jointly produced by the FAO, ILO and IUF, focuses on the 450 million women and men who are employed as waged agricultural workers, and who are at ...
Going green: Sustainable growth strategies (Technology Executive Connections Volume 5)
This report examines how the world’s accelerating concern over climate change is affecting the technology industries as well as their plans to meet the growing ...
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.
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 ...
Addressing Asia's New Green Jobs Challenge
Research by the Asia Business Council provides a preliminary assessment through the creation of a 'green jobs index', which measures current green employment ...
A Green “New Deal” for Asia? How Asia-Pacific countries are expanding the Green sector in their economies
Many Asia governments are rolling out ambitious plans to nurture 'Green-collar' jobs in their economies, from assembling hybrid cars to cultivating bio-fuels. ...
Global Green New Deal: An Update for the G20 Pittsburgh Summit
In response to the financial and economic crisis, UNEP has called for a “Global Green New Deal” for reviving the global economy and boosting employment while ...
Green jobs assessment in agriculture and forestry sector in Bangladesh
The report aims to develop an inventory of which organization or agency is doing what in green jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors; and identify ...
Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in 3 sectors: Renewable energy, Waste management and Construction
The report aims to develop an inventory of which organization or agency is doing what in green jobs in the three sectors in Bangladesh; and identify potential ...
Green Jobs in Unasylva
Unasylva is an international journal of forestry and forest industries of the Food and Agriculture Organisation. Issue No. 233 focuses on Green Jobs. As part ...
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 ...
The Employment Effects of Climate Change and Climate Change Responses: A Role for International Labour Standards?
This paper describes how International Labour Standards could be made more relevant to climate change in terms of its impact on employment and the labour ...
Towards a Transatlantic Green New Deal: Tackling the Climate and Economic Crises
This report examines ways in which the current economic downturn is an opportunity to fight climate change while creating quality jobs.
Green Jobs: Towards Sustainable Work in a Low-Carbon World (Preliminary Report)
This report discusses the concept of green jobs and employment impacts.
Methodologies for Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Employment and Incomes
The ILO commissioned the Wuppertal Institute to conduct a short analysis of possible methodologies for quantifying impacts of climate change, adaptation and ...
Methodology for the Analysis of Impacts of Climate Change, Mitigation and Adaptation Measures on Employment in China
This study begins with a brief overview of economic climate change models and their applicability to China. This is followed by an outline of available data ...
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 ...
Green Jobs Creation Through Sustainable Refurbishment in the Developing Countries: A Literature Review and Analysis
This report provides a review of literature on energy efficient sustainable refurbishment in developing countries. It examines the role of construction in ...
Green Cities, Green Jobs
This paper provides a solid background on how green building policy can lead the way to a more sustainable community in Los Angeles. Through policy analysis, ...
Environment and Labour Force Skills: Overview of the links between the skills profile of the labour force and environmental factors
This study looks at the skills profile of green jobs in the European Union and how it needs to change in the future. This is important as the skills profile ...
Links between the Environment, Economy and Jobs
The study shows that there are strong links between the economy and the environment. These go far beyond the narrow definition of eco-industries traditionally ...
From Jobs to Green Jobs: A Just Transition Framework
The purpose of this paper is to contribute to reducing the enormous conceptual deficit on green jobs by a rapid examination of the issue from the Philippine ...
The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review
This report provides a review of the economics of climate change in the Southeast Asian region. It confirms that the region is highly vulnerable to climate ...
Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa
The study demonstrates that organic agriculture can be equal or better for food security than most conventional systems and is more likely to be sustainable in ...
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 ...
A Global Green New Deal: Final Report
The purpose of this report is to stimulate a worldwide policy debate on the urgent need for a Global Green New Deal (GGND). The main aim is to outline the ...
Renewable Energy: Employment Effects - Impact of the Expansion of Renewable Energy on the German Labour Market
The study clarifies a series of questions regarding the impact of the expansion of renewable energy on employment. Based on the largest industry survey carried ...
The Impacts of Climate Change on European Employment and Skills in the Short to Medium-Term: A Review of the Literature - Final Report (Volume 2)
This report summarizes the main conclusions from the existing literature on the nature of climate change and related polices, their impact on the EU economy ...