The Fiji Green Jobs Assessment report was launched this morning at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva.
According to the report, more than 70 thousand Fijians worked in environmentally important sectors, however, most of these jobs were not decent and did not meet International Labour Organisation standards.
The Fiji Green Jobs Assessment report is the first study by the Global Green Growth Institute that outlines initiatives in Fiji that has the potential for green job creation.
Fiji’s current emissions stand at 0.006% and this report will assist the economy in reaching mitigation targets.
Britain, Australia and the Korean government are the main funders of this report.
Green Jobs produce goods, services or make production processes more energy-efficient and less polluting.
The reliability of green employment varies depending on the resources available and reliable data.