Wednesday, September 24, 2008


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

This Report has been commissioned and funded by UNEP, as part of the joint UNEP, ILO, IOE, ITUC Green Jobs Initiative. Technical assistance in producing the report was provided by Cornell University, ILR School, Global Labor Institute

Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World [24 September 2008]
[full-text, 376 pages]

For bibliography purposes this document may be cited as:
Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World,
UNEP/ILO/IOE/ITUC, September 2008

See Press Release 24 September 2008
Landmark New Report Says Emerging Green Economy Could Create Tens of Millions of New "Green Jobs"

Global Policy Innovations
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Green Jobs
Decent Work in a Low-Carbon World
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Green crane. Photo by tanakawho,  (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic).
Photo by tanakawho (CC).


Peter Poschen of the International Labour Organization and Michael Renner of Worldwatch Institute will present the new ILO-UNEP report Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World, released at UN Headquarters in New York on September 24, 2008.

Commentators include Sean Sweeney of Cornell University; Jill Kubit of Cornell University; Norine Kennedy of the U.S. Council for International Business; and Heather Grady of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative. Devin Stewart of Carnegie Council will moderate the discussion.

The Green Jobs Initiative was launched to assess, analyze, and promote the creation of decent jobs as a consequence of the environmental policies needed to combat global warming. The core strategy calls for employment generation and poverty alleviation within climate mitigation and adaptation programs. Green Jobs is a joint initiative of the United Nations Environment Program, the International Labour Organization, the International Organisation of Employers, and the International Trade Union Confederation, with research assistance from the Cornell University Global Labor Institute and the Worldwatch Institute.

Speakers: Heather Grady, Peter Poschen, Michael Renner, Devin T. Stewart

Global Policy Innovations
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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