Publications

2017

  1. Nespresso case study

    31 January 2017

    Case Study Series

  2. Albert Heijn case study

    31 January 2017

    Case Study Series

  3. Action research to improve working conditions in Peru's wood and furniture sector

    10 January 2017

  4. Rapid assessment of Peru's wooden furniture export market and its potential for growth

    10 January 2017

2016

  1. Cooperation in a changing world of work: Exploring the role of cooperatives in the future of work

    21 December 2016

    The world of work is undergoing major processes of change. There are several forces transforming it, from the onward march of technology and the impact of climate change to the changing character of production and employment, to name a few. This note presents some of the ways in which cooperatives are responding to and have the potential to play a greater role in the changing world of work.

  2. SCORE India Case Study: Helping enterprises to integrate migrant workers through SCORE Training

    15 December 2016

    India is witnessing a huge movement of migrant labor especially from northern and eastern parts of India to Western and Southern States. While this is triggering economic prosperity for these workers and help host States meet their demand for labor, this phenomenon also brings with it unique challenges. ILO’s “Sustaining Competitive and Responsive Enterprises (SCORE)” initiative is aiding Enterprises handle some of these challenges boldly and systematically adopt methods that help absorb migrant workers as part of their productive resource base more compassionately.

  3. SCORE Programme Brief - Phase II

    14 December 2016

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme at a glance

  4. Chilli value chain analysis and upgrading strategy

    30 November 2016

    Southern Shan State and Mandalay Region, Myanmar

  5. Processed seafood and mariculture value chain analysis and upgrading strategy

    30 November 2016

    Myeik, Palaw and Kyunsu townships, Tanintharyi Region

  6. A just transition to climate-resilient economies and societies: Issues and perspectives for the world of work

    29 November 2016

    This technical paper addresses the negative impacts of climate change on employment and livelihoods and explores how climate-related policy, investment and consumption responses to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change can affect labour markets in their entirety with overall job gains. It stresses the need of accompanying social and economic policies to achieve a just transition for all that leaves no one behind and promotes decent work.

  7. Public Policy in the social and solidarity economy: Towards a favourable environment - The case of Europe

    17 November 2016

  8. Practical guidance on how to combine vocational and business management training

    09 November 2016

  9. Implementation Guide for SCORE Training

    25 October 2016

    This step-by-step implementation guide is designed for staff from the ILO and other organizations such as business associations, government agencies and training providers that want to offer SCORE Training to enterprises. This manual is intended to help set up and run the training programme from inception through to successful offering of the service. It can also be used as background information for other actors who may participate in the running and organization of the programme, such as expert trainers or new programme staff.

  10. SCORE Colombia Case Study: SCORE Training in regions of armed conflict

    22 October 2016

    Empowering organizations of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in Colombia

  11. Thematic Policy Brief – Enterprise Formalization Introductory Brief

    20 October 2016

    Policies, Strategies and Practices for the Formalisation of Micro and Small Enterprises

  12. Thematic Policy Brief – Enterprise Formalization Women

    20 October 2016

    Engaging Informal Women Entrepreneurs in East Africa: Approaches to Greater Formality

  13. Thematic Policy Brief – Enterprise Formalization Finance

    20 October 2016

    Role of Finance in Driving Formalization of Informal Enterprises

  14. Thematic Policy Brief – Enterprise Formalization MNEs

    20 October 2016

    Formalization of SMEs in supply chains in Latin America: what role for mulitnational enterprises?

  15. SME Promotion Agencies: Is there a best set-up? A quest for good practices

    17 October 2016

    This study aims to identify good practices and lessons learnt with respect to the configuration and operation of SME promotion agencies. It has been developed in response to several requests from governments which approached the ILO for advice and information. Most current studies on the role of SME support institutions tend to focus on the regulatory and institutional frameworks, rather than on specific operational issues that define criteria for success. This study addresses both of these aspects of government-led SME promotion agencies.

  16. SMEs and Human Rights: What is the current state of play, what are the opportunities and challenges, what kind of support is needed?

    16 October 2016