Tag: Skills development

Trade Unions, Climate and Just Transition

Climate change requires more than change in consumption. It also requires us to transform production. Our economies are faced with a social, economic, and ecological transition we have rarely seen before, that leads to both risks and possibilities for our labour markets and workers. Together we in the Nord...

Climate and the Environment

The transition to a carbon neutral society is one of the most urgent challenges facing our societies. In order for any transition to be successful, we take the view that the basic premise must be a just transition.   The Paris agreement explicitly mentions this Just Transition. It refers to "Taking into a...

Skills development

The need for skills and knowledge is increasing at the rate with which our societies are transitioning. This transition is a result of the mega-trends driving developments in terms of the future of work. The pace of change risks excluding individuals from working life unless skills levels develop in line w...

The Coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus, or covid-19 pandemic is a global health crisis which is affecting society in its entirety, our working lives and every citizen. Human lives and health are at stake, while employment and the economy is affected too. This is why it is crucial to prioritise and coordinate efforts and support...

Growth and competitiveness

We view the Nordic Model as a central and necessary starting point for growth and competitiveness in the Nordic region. For us, this model is a prerequisite for building strong and  well functioning welfare states. The Nordic Model has demonstrated that it is possible to successfully combine economic growt...