We look at practical solutions to achieve ‘net-zero’ and create ‘greener’ jobs that leave no one behind. We also assess the economic impact ..
of exclusion, and explore whether framing climate change as a human rights issue could help deliver faster action. Could reframing climate change as a human rights threat and a legal issue help drive faster action? We hear from those pioneering this groundbreaking approach. A more sustainable economy could create millions of new jobs globally in everything from solar and wind power to building out electric vehicle charging networks. Governments and the private sector are making official pledges to achieve carbon neutrality in the next three decades with some businesses even committing to becoming carbon negative and removing historical carbon emissions. As legislative frameworks increasingly shift towards mandatory human rights due diligence, we debunk some of the common misconceptions preventing a full and meaningful adoption of S indicators, assessing the tangible impact such adoption could have on the rights of workers and socio-economic inequality.