United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
This interagency statement issued jointly by seven UN agencies calls upon all stakeholders involved in the infrastructure lifecycle to support an integrated approach to the development of sustainable and resilient infrastructure to accelerate the SDGs and 2030 Agenda.
This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation, productivity, as well as employment status, informal employment and working poverty.
This policy brief addresses the main challenges of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy. It outlines how the just transition can work in practice and what trade unions and workers’ organizations can do to support the achievement of global climate and sustainable development goals.
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), International Labour Organization (ILO)
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Environmental sustainability and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean analyses the performance of the region's labour markets in 2017 and presents multiple policy proposals to promote decent work and labor-driven environmental sustainability.
This report provides an overview of the intrinsic link between jobs and the natural environment, outlining how the world of work will face increasing challenges related to the effects of environmental degradation on economic activity, working conditions and inequality. It also showcases how a green transition can create decent and inclusive employment.
This report was prepared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the G20 Climate Sustainability Working Group (CSWG) under the Argentina G20 Presidency in 2018. Its shows that adaptation measures to climate change, such as investment in adaptation infrastructure can create jobs and protect workers and income. Social protection, entreprise development and skills policy are necessary to maximise the positive effect of the transition to a climate resilient economy.
This report, Green Jobs in Tunisia: Measuring Methods and Model Results, studies the case of Tunisia and seeks to quantitatively analyse the extent of decent green jobs that currently exist in the country as well as the potential implications of such scenarios for Tunisian labour markets.
World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with jobs presents an assessment the employment impacts of the transition to a green economy. The reported estimates suggest that the net effect on job numbers will be positive, with a net increase of approximately 18 million jobs across the world as a result of the adoption of sustainable practices.
Greener growth, a just transition and green job creation figure prominently in the global agenda today. However, we do not yet have a full understanding of the likely employment impacts of different policy options.