Construction of new buildings and refurbishment of existing buildings alike represent the largest potential for technically feasible and economically viable reductions of emissions and of energy consumption, while encouraging the development of new professional skills and generation of significant employment opportunities. South Africa was the first country studied by the ILO in specific regard to Green Jobs in Construction.

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Organization: ILO

Topics: Industry, Energy, Labour, Mitigation, Green Jobs/Economy, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2011

Language: English