The Just Transition Challenge in Asia: Securing Decent and Climate-friendly Jobs for All

Policy Paper
Mar 2022

This paper aims to clarify and popularise the centrality of Just Transition as a response to the climate emergency. It covers the following topics: union climate advocacy in the Asia-Pacific, changes in the jobs market due to climate action, Just Transition development challenges, the role of social dialogue in climate policy and economic restructuring, examples of country-level climate programmes and trade union initiatives/responses, and lessons and recommendations on the way forward.

It also features case studies that document the experiences of affiliates in New Zealand, Bangladesh, South Korea, and the Philippines in promoting Just Transition in different areas of their work.