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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, ...
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 ...
Comprehensive Plan on Combating Climate Change (Republic of Korea)
This plan sets out plans of action and the policy tools necessary to adequately address climate change in the next five years, with the aim of turning the ...
Going Green: Safe and Healthy Jobs - PtD in Motion (Issue 5)
This issue of PtD in Motion highlights examples of applying Prevention through Design (PtD) principles to achieve sustainable design and protect the health and ...
Building green dreams
At a time when the real estate sector is searching for a possible trigger, builders are zooming in on the concept of water and energy conservation. Almost all ...
Community of Practice on the Urban Economy and Rural-Urban Linkages
The ILO's knowledge-sharing platform with a specific focus on the role of labour in urban development. It has been created to bring together ILO colleagues, ...
Post-2015: Framing A New Approach To Sustainable Development
This briefing note offers principles and approaches for integrating economic, social and environmental sustainability and equity in a new post-2015 development ...
Fact sheet - Environmentally sustainable construction in Philippines' social housing sector
This fact sheet presents how the employment model in sustainable construction, developed through the Green Jobs in Asia project, established a strategy for the ...
Viet Nam adopts green building strategies
Eco-Business.com, 02 Jun 2014 - Representatives from Fairventures Worldwide and the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart joined Vietnamese construction ...
LIVING LAB : user-driven innovation for sustainability
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to summarize and discuss the results from the LIVING LAB design study, a project within the 7th Framework Programme of ...
Recent tremors raise concerns on feasibility of 6 hydropower projects in Uttarakhand
The Economic Times, 13 May 2015 - The Uttarakhand government, which has been demanding that the projects be given the goahead, demanded the state be part of ...
Can Hong Kong lead the way in Asia to a sustainable future?
Hong Kong Free Press, 11 Oct 2015 - Buckminster Fuller, the renowned inventor, engineer and designer of the geodesic dome, liked to say that if a system is no ...
The Employment Aspects of Energy-Related Improvements in Construction in South Africa
Global warming affects the environment and its life forms, including humans, in myriad ways. The global need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is no longer ...
ILC 2013 - Executive summary of the Report V (Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs) (ILO HQ, 2013)
Executive summary of the Report on "Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs", including six points for discussion in a number of consecutive ...
Ecological restoration is a $25bn industry that generates 220,000 jobs
Ecosystem Marketplace, 10 Jul 2015 - Critics like to portray environmental regulation as a job killer, but the restoration economy now provides more jobs than ...
Towards sustainable construction and green jobs in the Gaza Strip
Sustainable construction provides opportunities to address and alleviate several challenges and needs currently experienced in Gaza, including the increasing ...
Beijing orders shutdown of over 100 factories in smog battle
Beijing orders shutdown of over 100 factories in smog battle. City officials impose temporary closures on polluting factories and order almost a third of ...
Building restoration sector in Germany: System approaches and challenges for green economic development
The energy efficiency of construction materials has vastly improved in Germany in the past decade. Integrating these innovations into the renovation of old ...
Malaysian schools get solar PV boost
By the end of April 2013, 38 schools will have started to benefit from Malaysia’s Green Schools Campaign by having 5 kWp solar photovoltaic (PV) systems ...
A case study on the preparatory activities for Training cum Production of Green construction materials in Philippines
Green Jobs - An estimate of direct employment potential of a greening South African economy
The primary purpose of this report is to provide a segmented view of the net direct job creation anticipated to emerge in the formal economy across a wide ...