Greening of the economy through partnerships: issues and impacts on skills development

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Author: Pavlova, Margarita


The importance of transitioning towards a greener economy, which is part of the sustainable development agenda, has been recognized throughout the world. This chapter analyzed greening initiatives at the regional, government and industry levels to understand the current and desirable role of partnerships for pushing the greening of economies to a new level. Intergovernmental collaboration between [Association of South East Asian Nations] ASEAN countries that deal with environmental issues and countries' initiatives illustrate the ways challenges have been addressed individually and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Sustainability; Policy; Economics; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Environment; Economic implication; Partnership in education and training; Future; Workplace change; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Hong Kong (China); Vietnam; Malaysia; Indonesia; Brunei; Laos; Cambodia; Thailand; Philippines; Myanmar; Burma; Singapore; Asia

Published: Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019

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Pages: pp. 195-218

Related items: TD/TNC 137.1084

ISBN: 9783319945316 (print); 9783319945323 (ebook); 9783319945330 (print and electronic bundle)

Resource type: Book chapter

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.368

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