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Skills for a greener future: a global view - Full report

Based on 32 country studies

Expanding on the ILO’s exploration of the likely job impacts by 2030 of keeping the rise in global temperature below the 2°C ceiling set by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, this is the first global study to analyse the implications of the transition to low-carbon and resource-efficient economies for skills, gender and occupations.

The main objectives of this global qualitative and quantitative analysis are to identify:
• the scale of the need for reskilling and upskilling to realize the employment potential of the transition to environmental sustainability (the “green transition”);
• changes in occupations, skills gaps and skills shortages in meeting the skills demand of the green transition;
• progress made since 2011 in the countries surveyed then in coordinating skills and environmental policy matters across ministries and between public and private sectors;
• the specific needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups in adjusting to change, and effective skills policy measures to increase productivity and support a just transition.

Sources

ILO

Regions

Global

Knowledge Products

Research papers and syntheses

Sub Knowledge Products

Report

Issues

Anticipating future skills needs

Subject Tags

Employability
Green skills
Skills anticipation
enterprises
climate change

Publication Date

12/2019
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