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Green jobs

Green Jobs

Green jobs are decent jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment, be they in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Green jobs help:

  1. improve energy and raw materials efficiency,
  2. limit greenhouse gas emissions,
  3. minimize waste and pollution,
  4. protect and restore ecosystems,
  5. support adaptation to the effects of climate change

What is a green job? 13 April 2016 ; Green jobs becoming a reality: progress and outlook 2013, p.6