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Evergreen Jobs: Sustainable Employment in Sustainable Sectors (By Michael Belinsky)

The creation of “green jobs” is a way to kill several birds with one stone – employment, energy, and the environment. Rio+20 certainly has the potential to further the dialogue around the creation of green jobs. For one, government regulation is a significant driver of green job creation. I saw this directly when working in […]

Contributing to the Rio Dialogues: Shaping Sustainable Development on Employment, Decent Work, and Migration

Throughout my work in my home state of Texas and abroad, I’ve witnessed a strong connection between migration and a lack of economic opportunities. In India, rural women spoke of their husbands migrating to cities when their crops suffered. Bangladeshi families disclosed their main source of income as remittances from sons working in prosperous Middle […]