The overall objective of this course is to provide a conceptual framework for the promotion of more and better jobs for inclusive green growth in the building construction sector.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the basics of green building and construction including design, green building materials and technologies, social, environmental and economic dimensions of green building and construction;
- Develop and implement policies and strategies in the area of: technical and vocational training and green skills development; green entrepreneurship and private sector development along the value chain of green building and construction; occupational safety and health in green building construction; just transition: moving from conventional building and construction towards green building and construction
- Identify key elements in terms of policy and regulatory frameworks such as green building codes, green finance and fiscal measures, certification,… by reviewing existing successful cases in countries at all stages of development
- Identify and distinguish the different roles and responsibilities of government, the private sector, and employers’ and workers’ organizations in working together towards a green building and construction sector that can become an engine for inclusive jobrich growth…