Unions challenge G20 finance ministers to unleash green jobs investment

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called on G20 Finance ministers to drive investment of at least 2% of GDP in the green economy in the wake of independent economic analysis forecasting the potential for green jobs growth.” (Source: ITUC)

From the report:

There is no choice but to transition to a greener economy, where social needs and environmental protection are at the heart of decision making. Economic research by the Millennium Institute forecast that investments of 2% of GDP in the green economy over each of the next 5 years in 12 countries could create up to 48 million new jobs.”

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