Publications

2021

  1. From cash to digital wage payments in the Philippines: Win-win for enterprises and women employees

    12 April 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the development and adoption of digital payments, however challenges remain, particularly for low-income women workers and small enterprises. The ILO, in partnership with Women’s World Banking, assessed the awareness, use and acceptance of digital wage payments among enterprises and workers in the Philippines. The research study analyses the financial behaviors and attitudes of Filipino workers and the benefits and challenges for enterprises and workers to move from cash to digital wage payments. The study discusses the importance to capitalize on the momentum created by an enabling environment and the pandemic to scale the transition from cash to digital and drive the wide adoption and usage of responsible digital wage payments.

  2. Sector Selection and Rapid Market Assessment for Addressing Environmental Sustainability in Value Chain Development : Template for criteria and guiding questions.

    12 April 2021

  3. Environmental Sustainability in Value Chain and Market System Development for Decent Work : A Short Guide for Analysis and Intervention Design

    12 April 2021

  4. ProAgro Ethiopia Sector & Region Selection Study

    01 April 2021

    Prioritising potential in eight agriculture sectors

  5. Leveraging Japan’s role as a major investor to promote responsible labour practices in global supply chains

    01 April 2021

  6. A sub-sector selection in the Agroindustry for the ProAgro Project in Morocco

    01 April 2021

    Results and recommendations

  7. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 15, March, 2021

    01 April 2021

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy and partners.

  8. Social Finance Brief: Microfund for Women, experience in serving refugees and host communities in Jordan

    31 March 2021

    In this brief, focussing on “Making Finance Work for Refugees”, Social Finance documents the experience of MFW Jordan. MFW aims to provide sustainable (non-)financial services to poor (female) entrepreneurs and to empower them socio-economically. Since broadening its product portfolio to meet refugees’ needs, MFW has been more exposed and familiarized with the new client segments and learned how to serve them effectively.

  9. What works for sustainability in entrepreneurship training delivery?

    31 March 2021

    A guide for practitioners based on lessons from ILO’s SIYB programme

  10. Rapport de mise à jour sur le Service d’assistance et le site web, mars 2021

    29 March 2021

  11. Social Finance Update

    08 March 2021

    Each month, Social Finance shares the latest insights into financial sector developments and Decent Work. This page gives an overview of all the Social Finance Updates released so far.

  12. Report on the expert advice service and web site March 2021

    08 March 2021

  13. Government laws and policies for gender equality

    04 March 2021

    This report examines how governments can design and implement policies that promote a future of work that is gender-responsive by design and is anchored in social justice and decent work principles.

  14. Case Brief: ALM Seguros

    26 February 2021

    ALM Seguros is a Brazilian company specialized in offering insurance products for emerging customers. In 2018, it was the fastest growing insurer in Brazil. This Case Brief covers the journey of ALM Seguros, which sells microinsurance through traditional brokers, but also non-traditional channels.

  15. Progress review of the Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises Programme in Montenegro

    19 February 2021

  16. Progress report: Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises and promotion of business linkages between MNEs and local enterprises in Sierra Leone

    19 February 2021

  17. Progress review of the Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises (EESE) Programme in Zambia

    17 February 2021

  18. Policies, initiatives and tools to promote women’s economic empowerment in the world of work

    12 February 2021

  19. State practice to address COVID-19 infection as a work-related injury

    01 February 2021

    GEIP is collecting the growing State practice in relation to COVID-19 infection as a work-related injury. This work will be updated regularly.

  20. Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on employment and MSMEs in Morocco (in French)

    29 January 2021

    This report presents the results of a study on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on employment in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Morocco.