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The paper attempts to contribute to reducing conceptual deficits on green jobs by the rapid examination of issues from Philippine perspective. It endeavors to frame the Department of Labor and Employment’s  responseto enable a just transition from jobs to green jobs.


The study aims to investigate the implication of economic upgrading strategies for decent work in the context of the financial and banking service segment of the Philippine business-process outsourcing industry.  The paper posits that while economic upgrading has a direct and positive impact on workers, this can only be sustained if decent work aspirations are realized and continuously met.