ILO Helpdesk for Business on International Labour Standards

operated by the Multinational Enterprises and Enterprises Engagement Unit

Welcome to the ILO Helpdesk for Business, the one-stop shop for company managers and workers on how to better align business operations with international labour standards and build good industrial relations.

The Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) and the ILO Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work are the main ILO instruments that can provide companies guidance on social policy and responsible labour practices.

The ILO Helpdesk for Business provides information on a wide range of labour topics, all derived from the ILO MNE Declaration. Check out available ILO resources and tools as well as Questions and Answers (Q&As) and useful links on: Visit the website of the Multinational Enterprises and Enterprise Engagement Unit for other topics related to corporate social responsibility and social policy.

ILO Helpdesk Factsheets

  1. The ILO and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 1

  2. The MNE Declaration: Your gateway to understanding and implementing labour standards

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 2

  3. The MNE Declaration - the detail

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 3

  4. Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 4

  5. Eliminating Discrimination in the Workplace

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 5

  6. Workers' housing

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 6

  7. International Labour Standards for Plantation Work

    ILO Helpdesk Factsheet No. 7