Publications

2014

  1. Short overview of the Principles of the MNE Declaration

    04 June 2014

  2. Enterprise Formalization: Fact or Fiction? – New ILO/GIZ Study on what works to formalize enterprises

    02 June 2014

    Informality of enterprises seems to be a rational behaviour that can best be overcome by reducing the cost of formalization and by offering clear benefits like an extended coverage of social protection. This is one of the key findings of a new joint study of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) trying to summarize what works and what doesn’t work in formalizing the large informal enterprise sector in developing and emerging countries.

  3. ILO and Cooperatives - ILO COOP NEWS No. 1, 2014

    19 May 2014

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between January and March, 2014.

  4. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  5. Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: A Contribution to the Post-2015 Development Debate. A policy brief

    08 April 2014

    This brief summarizes the main findings of a forthcoming report of the same title, by Frederick O. Wanyama of Maseno University in Kenya, prepared as part of ILO’s contribution to the initiative on the contribution of cooperatives to sustainable development.

  6. Report on Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Cambodia: Main Findings

    28 March 2014

  7. Main findings: Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Cambodia

    28 March 2014

    Key findings extracted from the main report "Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Cambodia"

  8. Report on Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Cambodia

    28 March 2014

    This new report outlines policy framework for higher growth and more and better jobs.

  9. Agenda - Doha Evidence Symposium

    03 March 2014

    Increasing Youth Productivity in the Middle East and North Africa, 6-8 March 2014

  10. Green jobs in Mexico

    21 February 2014

    This report summarizes the main findings of a national green jobs assessment conducted in Mexico in 2013. The assessment revealed how many green jobs currently exist in the country and which sectors show the strongest potential for further green jobs creation.

  11. ILO and Cooperatives - ILO COOP NEWS No. 4, 2013

    12 February 2014

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between October and December, 2013.

  12. Doha Evidence Symposium, 6-8 March, Doha

    22 January 2014

    “What Works” To Improve Youth Labour Productivity?

  13. Can Better Working Conditions Improve the Performance of SMEs? An international literature review

    16 January 2014

    This research has been commissioned by the International Labour Office (ILO) as a contribution to the Global Product 154 and the Area of Critical Importance, Productivity and working conditions in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

2013

  1. Decent work in waste management

    20 December 2013

    The study analyses the City of Windhoek’s waste management system based on the provision of cleaning and collection services through small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The objective of the study is thereby to take stock of the several dimensions related to decent work in waste management. As such, it can be seen as the starting point of a constructive dialogue on suitable ways and means to improve working conditions and enable employment creation in the waste management sector.

  2. Agenda 2013 Interagency Roundtable on CSR Promoting Responsible Investment 14 November 2013, ILO Geneva

    20 December 2013

  3. Summary Report 2013 Interagency Roundtable on CSR Promoting Responsible Investment 14 November 2013, ILO Geneva

    20 December 2013

  4. Providing clean energy and energy access through cooperatives

    20 December 2013

    This publication is a collection of case studies on cooperatives in energy production, distribution and consumption as a contribution to the on-going search for ways in which the goal of sustainable Energy for All can be turned into a reality.

  5. ILO and Cooperatives - ILO COOP NEWS No. 3, 2013

    06 December 2013

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on: The International Day of Cooperatives (IDC); ICA message on the IDC; ILO DG Guy Ryder on the IDC; Cooperatives & sustainable development goals; Migrant workers and SSE; Shinkin Bank translates COOP publication; ILO’s work on tourism cooperatives; Meeting with WIEGO; ILO’s work on women cooperatives in Tunisia; Guide on enterprise conversion to coops; Ri-Maflow in Milan, Italy; My.COOP in Free State, South Africa; My.COOP in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; My.COOP translation to Nepalese; COOP Champions: Rodrigo Mogrovejo; The first cooperative forum in Kyrgyzstan; UN Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE; Study tour for African cooperative leaders; New ILO publications; Noteworthy resources; COOP staff news; and Upcoming events.

  6. Inter-Agency Workshop Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy: Assessing Policies and Practices - Workshop Report

    06 December 2013

    This report summarizes the discussions of the first global workshop on green jobs assessments and related policy implications, held on 4 and 5 March 2013 in Turin, Italy.

  7. The Foz de Iguazú Declaration "Dialogue between territories: new insights on Local Economic Development".

    05 December 2013