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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 ...
How to measure the overall energy savings linked to policies and energy services at the national level?
The Energy End-use Efficiency and Energy Services Directive (ESD) of the European Union requires the member states to define and attain an overall target of at ...
Singapore pledges to peak emissions by 2030.
Eco-Business, 08 Jul 2015 - The Singapore government has pledged to reduce its emissions intensity by 36 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Although this still ...
Solar manufacturers lodge complaint against countries dumping solar cells in India
Down to Earth, 05 Oct 2015 - For the second time, Indian solar manufacturers have filed an application to both, the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD) ...
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2014
The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) is hosted and led by UNESCO and brings together the work of 31 UN-Water Members as well as 34 ...
Iconic Sydney Opera House becomes a Green Star
The Fifth Estate, 27 Aug 2015 - One of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks, the Sydney Opera House, has been awarded a 4 Star Green Star – Performance ...
Metastudy analysis on 2050 energy scenarios : policy briefing
The need for an "Energy Roadmap 2050" triggered a multitude of studies that were conducted between 2009 and 2011, which again contained a multitude of ...
New Type of Solar Structure Cools Buildings in Full Sunlight
Mar. 27, 2013 — A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining. Such a panel could vastly improve ...
Indonesia plans tax breaks for eco-car makers
The Jakarta Post, 8 June 8 2013 - Indonesia's carmakers are soon expected to begin production of more affordable cars, after the government's decision to ...
Partnerships for universal access to modern energy services
A global assessment report on Public - Private Renewable Energy Services. The report conclusively shows that though particular experiences will always differ ...
The State of the City Climate Finance 2015
There is a window of opportunity to build climate-smart cities in developing countries, which account for 90% of urban growth. "The State of the City Climate ...
Advanced Energy Conference 2013 highlights Green entrepreneurship
Beth Goodbaum, 1 May 2013 - Entrepreneurs, academics, and leading energy experts gathered at the Advanced Energy 2013 conference on April 30 and May 1 in New ...
ISAP 2013 - The Fifth International Forum for Sustainale Asia and the Pacific
Theme: Paving the Way for a Sustainable Asia-Pacific : Regional Perspectives on Green Economy
Accor Asia Pacific sets new benchmarks in evironmental protection
Sustainable Business, 12 May 2015 - Accor hotels in Asia Pacific have made great strides in protecting the environment and strengthening communities with the ...
World Bank to loan Brazil $200 million for green urban development
The World Bank has approved a $200 million loan that will be used to support a sustainable urban development strategy in the Municipality of Belo Horizonte, ...
Indonesian Green entrepreneurship Forum
The Green Entrepreneurship Forum will be organized on 8 May 2013 in Jakarta to promote and advocate green entrepreneurship to relevant stakeholders in ...
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.
Brochure on "Good practice ways out of energy debt"
The brochure presents the results of the screening of National Energy Efficiency Action Plans and the survey on the implementation of energy efficiency ...
Green Roofs: International Inspirations
Chicago in the USA, Manhattan in New York City, Bonn in Germany, Basel in Switzerland, Vancouver in Canada and many others stand out as paragons, with garden ...
New water and energy-efficient, quality and affordable housing on the cards for Zambians
The Zambia Green Jobs Programme announced the winners of two creative design competitions aiming at delivering functional, affordable and new energy-efficient ...
IFC aims to speed up emerging green construction markets
“Green buildings are part of a global solution. Beyond emissions reduction and environmental protection, green buildings have extensive co-benefits, including ...
Mumbai crematoriums to go green with new eco-friendly furnace
Daily News & Analysis, 11 Feb 2015 - Mumbai crematoriums to go green with new eco-friendly furnace - The Bombay Hindu Burning & Burial Grounds Committee has ...
Skills for a low-carbon Europe (briefing note)
The study shows that a sustainable and energy-efficient economy can be achieved at the same time as employment growth. It also warns that to have both requires ...
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 ...
GREEN ECONOMY : Developing Countries Success Stories
The economic analysis in the Green Economy Report builds in part on the encouraging signs and results of many initiatives around the world. A number of these ...
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 ...
Report on Estimating Jobs in the Wind Energy Sector Using Input-Output Analysis for Gujarat State, India
The report was released by NCAER in consultation with the ILO Team composed of David Kucera, Senior Economist, Integration Department, ILO Headquarters, ...
Modi, Merkel vow to revive trade efforts, promote clean energy
Channel NewsAsia, 08 Oct 2015 - India and Germany pledged on Monday to revive efforts to reach an Indo-European free trade pact after talks were derailed by a ...
Green Economy Scoping Study: Modelling Report of South Africa (SAGEM) - Focus on Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Transport and Energy Sectors
This study assesses potential opportunities and options to promote a green economy in South Africa, with a focus on key economic sectors. The evaluation was ...
Report of the Special session on "Sustaining the future with Green jobs" (ILO, 2011)
The report of the side event on Green jobs at the ILO 15th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) held from 4 to 7 December 2011 in Kyoto, Japan.