Publications

2019

  1. Gender Equality Model (MIG SCORE)

    04 February 2019

  2. Cooperatives and the ready-made garment supply chain

    25 January 2019

    Although the contribution of cooperatives in the garment sector has not been quantified, cooperatives of all sizes operate along the garment supply chain including in agriculture, textile and apparel production, retail and supporting functions. Most garment production and manufacturing sites are located in developing countries. For the purpose of this brief, we will refer to three types of cooperatives, according to the type of members: producers, workers and users.

2018

  1. Enterprises Newsflash No.12

    21 December 2018

  2. Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 3

    20 December 2018

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief in the series focuses on SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all

  3. Social Finance Working Paper #75: Innovative finance - putting your money to (decent) work

    14 December 2018

    Social Finance has been working since late 2017 towards exploring further potential to engage with innovative finance stakeholders with the goal to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and, in particular, the goal of decent work and economic growth. This paper introduces the concept of innovative finance and outlines some initial thoughts on the potential role and contribution of the ILO.

  4. Improving Workplace Compliance in China

    12 December 2018

  5. Can we create better jobs in Africa's booming construction sector ? Looking to market systems analysis to point us in the right direction

    06 December 2018

  6. Can we create better jobs in Africa's booming construction sector ? Looking to market systems analysis to point us in the right direction

    06 December 2018

  7. Case Brief #12: Equity Insurance Agency

    03 December 2018

    Equity Insurance Agency (EIA) is a subsidiary of the Equity Group, a large financial services conglomerate headquartered in Nairobi with over 12 million customers in 6 countries. The insurance agency was established with the objective of addressing the insurance needs of Kenyans across a wide range of income levels. The agency partners with insurance companies to offer a wide range of insurance products through a bancassurance model.

  8. The Impact of Social Dialogue and Collective Bargaining on Working Conditions in SMEs: A Literature Review

    28 November 2018

  9. Market Systems Analysis for Syrian Refugees in Egypt

    12 November 2018

  10. Market Systems Analysis for Syrian Refugees in Egypt

    12 November 2018

  11. SIYB Update 2018

    19 October 2018

  12. SIYB Update 2018

    19 October 2018

  13. Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 2

    16 October 2018

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief in the series focuses on SDG 10 - ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture.

  14. Decent work, a recipe for growth

    15 October 2018

    Inspecting the restaurants and catering value chains of Mozambique to empower women through skills development and SME growth

  15. Decent work, a recipe for growth

    15 October 2018

  16. Building decent work for all

    15 October 2018

    Digging in the construction value chain of Mozambique to build more green enterprises and empower women through job creation

  17. Building decent work for all

    15 October 2018

  18. Decent work, a tough nut to crack?

    15 October 2018

    Considering the cashew processing sector as a productive way to empower women and to foster SME growth in Mozambique