Multinational Enterprises (EMP/MULTI) resources

  1. International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers’ rights in the framework of due diligence

    This five-day course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

  2. Methodologies for collecting data on MNE contributions to decent work in host countries

    13 March 2018

  3. Employment in multinational enterprises in Mexico: Analysis of economic census

    13 March 2018

    The objective of these studies is to stimulate a dialogue among national bodies —principally national statistics offices but also central banks, investment promotion agencies and other entities involved in collecting such data—to identify good practices and how ILO could better support these important efforts.

  4. Measurement of the employment and labour-related impacts of MNEs in Mexico: an analysis of two different methodologies

    13 March 2018

    The objective of these studies is to stimulate a dialogue among national bodies—principally national statistics offices but also central banks, investment promotion agencies and other entities involved in collecting such data—to identify good practices and how ILO could better support these important efforts.

  5. Measurement of the employment and labour-related impacts of MNEs: a proposal for action

    13 March 2018

    In section 1 the operational definition of MNE as used by different international institutions and databases is discussed and the common components are highlighted. An overview of the availability of statistics on the operation of MNEs is provided in Section 3. A review of the major data sources and analysis of the variables available by compiling countries is carried out in order to detect their usefulness to measure the impacts of MNEs according to the principles of the MNE Declaration. Based on these principles, some decent work indicators to assess the MNEs employment and labour-related impacts are proposed in Section 4. Some recommendations for further work and country case studies are suggested in Section 5.

  6. Measurement of the employment and labour-related impacts of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)

    13 March 2018

    This report is produced for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Multinational Enterprises and Enterprise Engagement Unit by Richard Sidebottom . It provides an analysis of how to measure the impact of MNEs, with a particular focus on developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

  7. More and Better Jobs through Socially Responsible Labour and Business Practices in the Electronics Sector of Viet Nam

    06 February 2018

    This report seeks to contribute to the question of how enterprises can generate more and better jobs through socially responsible labour and business practices in the Vietnamese electronics sector, taking into account the evolving transnational production system as Viet Nam is further integrated in the global economy. Electronics has become the largest export-oriented industry in Viet Nam and is primarily led by major multinational enterprises (MNEs) producing in Viet Nam.

  8. Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

    This five-day course will help investment promotion agencies to strengthen their investment promotion and facilitation capacities, expand their after-care services and, more broadly, enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly as regards the creation of more and better jobs. The course is run jointly by WAIPA (World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  9. Thumbnail MNE Declaration 5th edition ENGLISH

    09 January 2018

  10. Thumbnail MNE Declaration 5th edition SPANISH

    09 January 2018