World employment social outlook 2018: greening with jobs

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International Labour Office (ILO)


This edition examines environmental sustainability in the world of work. It focuses on how climate change and environmental degradation will impact the labour markets, affecting both the volume and quality of employment, and quantifies the shifts expected to take place within and between sectors. While climate change mitigation measures may cause short-term job losses, the report shows that a just transition to a more sustainable economy offers much potential for job creation and the promotion of decent work. The report also looks at key issues linked with the path to a greener economy,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Sustainability; Equity; Policy; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Environment; Employment creation; Best practice; Policy implications; Future; Social justice; Green skills; Skill needs; Skill development

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2018

Physical description: x, 189 p. (report) + 4 p. (executive summary)

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Also called: World employment and social outlook 2018: greening with jobs

ISBN: 9789221316466 (print); 9789221316473 (web pdf); 9789221316480 (epub); 9789221316497 (mobi)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.515

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