Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Woods Institute for the Environment Center on Food Security and the Environment Stanford University


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Skills for Green Jobs: A Global View


Shinyoung Jeon
Olga Strietska-Ilina
Christine Hofmann
Mercedes DurĂ¡n Haro

Published by
International Labour Organization, October 6, 2011

This volume examines the experiences of 21 developed and developing countries in adjusting their training provision to meet the new demands of a greener economy. It shows that skills development is critical to unlocking the employment potential of green growth, yet skills shortages are becoming an obstacle in realizing this potential. The report recommends that countries devise strategies based on well-informed policy decisions, social dialogue, and coordination among ministries and between employers and training providers.