Just Transition Initiative

Driving solutions for a more inclusive and sustainable future

Climate action that supports affected workers and communities.

With climate change posing unprecedented threats to the planet and society, there is a growing focus on just transitions to help achieve the economic and social changes necessary to meet climate and sustainable development goals, while protecting workers and communities and ensuring a more socially-equitable distribution of benefits and risks.

What is "Just Transition"?

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Pathways for Just Transitions

Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the planet, requiring rapid economic and social transformations that will affect workers and communities and have broader impacts on society. Governments, labor groups, investors, civil society, and environmental organizations are increasingly using the principles of just transitions to address the social implications of climate policy and ensure that...

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A Framework for Just Transitions

Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to life on earth, requiring rapid economic and social transformations that will affect workers and communities and will have broader impacts on society. Over the past decade, there has been a growing focus on ensuring that workers and communities are not left behind as the world transitions toward a...

Just Transitions: An Introduction

This podcast discusses the importance of a just transition in the context of climate change policies and investments and explores the impact of Covid-19 on just transitions.

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The Just Transition Initiative is a partnership project developed by the Energy Security & Climate Change Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to investigate how to achieve a just transition through the transformational changes necessary to address climate change. Learn more.