ECLAC, ILO Report Finds Sustainability Transitions Can Support Job Creation | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

23 October 2018: A publication from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) underscores the linkages between environmental sustainability and the world of work. The authors argue that transitioning to more sustainable environmental and labor models could create additional jobs and ensure decent work while simultaneously supporting a more sustainable environment.

The report titled, ‘Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Environmental sustainability and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean,’ explains that the current development pattern in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is deplete the region’s natural resource wealth. The report points to biodiversity loss, greenhouse…

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