Jobs and society | Publications

20.02.2014Green Jobs: Successes and Opportunities for Europe

Unemployment is one of Europe’s most pressing problems. At the same time, the climate and environmental crisis is becoming increasingly serious... 
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05.05.2013Towards sustainable and fair pensions

This policy paper sums up the main policy priorities of the European Green Party regarding the pensions. Currently, pension systems are under threat...
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01.06.2012Working towards sustainable development: how a green economy can create 60 million jobs

The transformation to a greener economy could generate 15 to 60 million additional jobs globally over the next two decades, according to this new report led by the Green Jobs Initiative and the International Institute for Labour Studies of ILO. 
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07.03.2012Green Jobs: The opportunity for the European labour market

The Greens in the European Parliament’s Employment Committee called for an initiative report...
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27.01.2012Green Social Europe

The essays included in this pamphlet outline the vision for a Green social policy reform of the Green/EFA Members of the European Parliament Employment and Social Affairs Committee.
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20.01.2012Work more?Work less? A report on working time

Without doubt, unemployment is one of the major issues facing Europe today. How do we ensure quality jobs for all, and how do we provide them within
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31.08.2011The Employment Dimension of the Green New Deal

This policy paper by the Greens/EFA Green Deal Deal working group details on Green policy solutions for creating green jobs and providing ...
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01.08.2011Green New Deal in Poland

The Green European Foundation with the support of the Polish Zielony Instytut and the Heinrich Boell Foundation offices in Warsaw and Brussels published a new study that discusses the policy measures ...
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13.07.2011A Green Vision for a Social Europe

Policy document outlining the Green vision for an inclusive and cohesive society that was adopted by the European Green Party Council...
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13.07.2011Green Work: Employment and skills – the climate change challenge

This report by the MEP Jean Lambert calls for greater investment in green industry and workers’ skills to help transform the UK
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13.07.2011Spring Alliance Manifesto

This manifesto from a network of civil society organisations calls for the EU to reverse its current economic policies and put its people and the planet at the centre
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12.07.2011Working for the Climate Renewable Energy and the Green Job [R]evolution

This study by Greenpeace and EREC examines the job creation potential from the renewable energy sector and models this
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11.07.2011Low Carbon Jobs in an Interconnected World

This Institute for Public Policy Research publication highlights how a low-carbon technology revolution can help achieve climate change goals
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08.07.2011The New Wealth of Time: How timebanking helps people build better public services

Problems in the money economy and our debt-based banking system have been laid bare by the recent financial and economic crises
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08.07.2011Common Cause: The case for Working with our Cultural Values

This publication from five UK-based NGOs lays out the case for climate change campaigners to seek to change cultural values
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08.07.2011Low Carbon Jobs for Europe: Current Opportunities and Future Prospects

A report by WWF gathers evidence of already-existing European jobs which are directly related to renewable energy
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07.07.2011A Bit Rich: Calculating the real value to society of different professions

This report by the New Economics Foundation takes a new approach to looking at the value of work
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24.06.201121 hours: Why a shorter working week can help us all to flourish in the 21st century

This New Economic Foundation report sets outs arguments for a shorter working week, which offers a new route
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