Enterprises Department

  • The ILO has a mandate, recognized in the 2008 Declaration, to promote sustainable enterprises as an integral part of the Decent Work Agenda.

    Guy Ryder, Director-General
    International Labour Organization

What's new

  1. News

    Domestic workers in Trinidad and Tobago collaborate to develop a business plan

    22 June 2017

    On May 12 to 13, the ILO organised a workshop with domestic workers in Trinidad and Tobago to develop their business plan. The workshop used the C-BED methodology, a low cost, action-based and participatory group learning approach designed by the ILO to help entrepreneurs and micro-business owners in planning and improving their businesses.

  2. News

    Vacancy: Internship on decent work self-assessment tool for cooperative enterprises

    21 June 2017

  3. Publication

    Rapid Market Assessment of Responsible Tourism in Vietnam

    13 June 2017

  4. News

    Highlights of an Interview with Jean Louis Bancel at the 106th ILC

    13 June 2017

    Jean Louis Bancel, the recently elected Cooperatives Europe President, participated in the 106th International Labour Conference representing the International Cooperative Alliance. ILO COOP talked with Jean Louis who is also the President of Credit Cooperative, a cooperative bank in France, and the President of Coop France. Below are highlights from that conversation ranging from the relation between cooperatives and the social economy to the changing world of work.

  5. News

    Reflecting on the relevance of cooperatives to the topics of discussion at the 106th ILC

    12 June 2017

    On the second day of the 106th International Labour Conference, the COOP Unit was invited to make a presentation to the African government group on the relevance of cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises with regard to the main topics of discussion at the conference.


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