Climate Change

28 June 2023 11:57

BWI raises workers’ voices in sustainable cities conference

 

BWI attended the “Urban Future” conference last week in Stuttgart, Germany, which brought together academics, legislators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who seek to reform cities and make them more sustainable. Read more...


23 June 2023 11:16

Amidst the melting glaciers, nearly 60 percent of Swiss residents on 18 June voted in favour of a measure that will speed up the country's transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies and achieve zero emissions by 2050. Read more...


07 June 2023 08:17

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) joins the global community in observing World Environment Day and the European Union (EU) Green Week this week. We take this opportunity to reiterate our call for a greener and more equitable future in which social justice and the rights of workers, especially those in the green economy, are properly recognised and protected. Read more...


25 May 2023 15:21

Last 24 May, the Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU) and BWI, with the help of IndustriEnergi Norway, launched a comprehensive climate change training program in Kumasi, Ghana. Read more...


30 March 2023 05:47

On 19-20 March, the Thamizhaga Kattida Thozhilalar Madhiya Sangam (TKTMS), a Southern Indian affiliate of the Building & Wood Workers’ International (BWI), held its General Body Meeting (GBM) in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. Read more...


12 February 2023 23:11

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, BWI will underscore climate justice and a just transition as essential elements in achieving a gender-equal future of work. Read more...


23 December 2022 04:16

BWI is looking for two (2) research consultants on Labour and Climate Justice in the Built Environment. Read more...


04 December 2022 11:58

In its effort to further promote gender equality amidst a fast changing world of work, BWI, in its 5th World Congress last October 2022, passed key resolutions that promote the rights of LGBTIQ workers, and embed the principles of gender equality in just transition and green economic plans to address the climate crisis.Read more...


16 November 2022 05:09

Forests play a vital role for life on the planet Earth. Agricultural driven deforestation in the Amazon region alone destroyed much of it. Man-made fires have further worsened its system. Forest should be managed in a way that makes them less vulnerable to fire and pests. Read more...