Green jobs activities in Asia
Philippines: Implementing Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all
Philippines is one of the three pilot countries for the application of the ILO policy framework “Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all” through the ILO Green Initiative.
Pakistan: Green livelihoods of rural populations for climate resilience
The ILO is promoting livelihood restoration, protection and the sustainable empowerment of vulnerable peasant communities in the Sindh Province.
Mongolia: towards a Green Development Strategy
Mongolia became the first country to join the PAGE initiative in 2013 with activities aimed to support the implementation of its national Green Development Strategy.
Thailand-The Philippines: Green jobs in the hotel and automotive industry
The Greener Business Asia project promoted capacity building and enhanced employer-worker cooperation to support greener workplaces and sustainable enterprises.
Malaysia: Assessing green jobs potential and supporting skills development
In Malaysia, the ILO assists in the conduction of a green jobs assessment in Malaysia to inform decision makers about policy options and their employment impacts to shift to a green economy.
Indonesia: Green entrepreneurship promotion
The ILO promotes green entrepreneurs in rural and urban Indonesia.
Indonesia: Green livelihoods in response to climate change
In Indonesia, the ILO supports the creation of sustainable livelihoods for local communities in the Central Kalimantan province.
China: Skill development for green entrepreneurship
Green jobs activities in China put a particular focus on green entrepreneurship training and skills development for green jobs.
Bangladesh-Indonesia-Nepal-Sri Lanka-Philippines: Green jobs promotion
The ILO project Green Jobs in Asia assisted five Asian countries in initiating the shift towards low-carbon, environmentally friendly and climate resilient economies.
The Philippines: Climate change adaptation for vulnerable farming populations
In cooperation with UN agencies and local and national partners, the ILO helped farming communities in the southern Philippines to become less vulnerable to climate change.
India: Social dialogue for green jobs promotion
Since 2009, the ILO is supporting green jobs initiatives in India with a particular focus on climate change and sectoral approaches for green jobs creation.
Fiji: Green jobs in the waste management sector
Capacity building and the promotion of occupational safety and health standards have led to the creation of green jobs in Fiji’s waste management sector.
Other ILO activities in the region
ILO Regional Office
Asia Pacific Green Jobs Network
China, Indonesia, Vietnam
Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises