Secretary Marianito Roque of DOLE said that DOLE bureaus, offices, and attached agencies will implement the "Project Green Workplace Advocacy" that calls for the conduct of the National and Regional Green Jobs Conferences that would involve labor, management, academe, and other government agencies including those at the local level in promoting not only productivity and safety and health but also clean and green practices in workplaces.
Under the project includes defining parameters for establishing a green workplace workplace environment and a labor-green job workplace policy aimed at helping labor and management adopt green job policy at the plant level.
“Aside from helping the environment the said program will also boost employment demand or the green collar jobs,” Roque added.
Advocating for green workplaces would give rise to investments in transitioning the economy from "traditional" to "green" and subsequently creating new sources of green jobs.
Under the project DOLE would conduct a national green jobs conference sometime in November to be held in
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