Study on green employment in China

This research is conducted by the research team of Institute for Labor Studies, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. This study presents both the current situation and potential for green employment in China, as well as results of surveys conducted in eight companies in the power industry.

In China, green employment can be defined as work in industries, sectors, enterprises, and positions which have low input, high output, low consumption, low emissions, recyclability and sustainability. The purpose of the study is to make policy recommendations for China’s transition toward green employment.