Publications

2019

  1. Report on the expert advice service and web site March 2019

    21 November 2019

  2. Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems - Executive Summary

    14 November 2019

    This report presents the results of the “Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems” project, designed to foster a better understanding of the different ways in which financial resources can be made available and accessed to support the growth of social and solidarity economy (SSE) organizations and their ecosystems.

  3. Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems - Full Report

    14 November 2019

    his report presents the results of the “Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems” project, designed to foster a better understanding of the different ways in which financial resources can be made available and accessed to support the growth of social and solidarity economy (SSE) organizations and their ecosystems.

  4. Two paths towards export and business formalization (in spanish)

    14 November 2019

    A Rapid Market Assessment of the sectors of Andean Grains and tourism in Bolivia

  5. Two paths towards export and business formalization (in spanish)

    14 November 2019

    A Rapid Market Assessment of the sectors of Andean Grains and tourism in Bolivia

  6. A rough guide to entrepreneurship promotion in forced displacement contexts

    14 November 2019

  7. A rough guide to entrepreneurship promotion in forced displacement contexts

    14 November 2019

  8. Enterprises in Action - No.3

    07 November 2019

    Enterprises department's regional newsletter - the edition of Central America, Andean Countries and the Caribbean.

  9. Case Brief: AXA Indonesia

    04 November 2019

    AXA is an insurance and asset management group serving 107 million clients in 64 countries. AXA intends to reinforce its growth in the years ahead by intensifying its presence in high-growth markets and among low- to middle-income families. AXA Indonesia is one of the leading financial service providers in Indonesia. This Case Brief discusses AXA Indonesia's collaboration with Alodokter to develop of a digital health solution, in order to complement Indonesia's social health insurance programme.

  10. Strengthening Support for Trade Through Decent Work

    04 November 2019

  11. Formalization in Chile

    24 October 2019

    This paper provides information on an integrated package of measures that have been implemented in Chile to foster the formalization of enterprises and the workers they employ. It also describes good practices in relation to public procurement, sub-contracting, simplified registration processes and one-stop shops, business development support, a simplified legal status for family micro-enterprises, access to social security, a simplified tax regime for small enterprises and access to finance for formalizing enterprises.

  12. Statistics on Cooperatives Country in Focus: Nepal

    24 October 2019

    Countries in Focus on Statistics of Cooperatives is a series produced by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) as part of a larger initiative to increase understanding of the ways in which countries around the world are producing and using statistics on cooperatives. Currently reliable and comparable statistics on cooperatives are missing in most countries of the world. These statistics are essential to measure the impact of cooperatives on their members and the economy as a whole.

  13. Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 13

    14 October 2019

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief in the series focuses on This brief focuses on SDG 13 – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

  14. Small Matters: Global evidence on the contribution to employment by the self-employed, micro-enterprises and SMEs

    10 October 2019

    Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.

  15. Employment effects of green policies in the Philippines

    08 October 2019

    This research investigates the economic and labour market impacts of the 2016 Green Jobs Act (Republic Act 10771). It identifies the likely winners and losers from “greening” the Philippine economy. It highlights how green policies may accelerate economic growth and labour productivity and estimates the number of future jobs at the sector level. It concludes with evidence-based recommendations for policymakers.

  16. Case Brief: CIF Vie

    02 October 2019

    The West African Confederation of Financial Institutions is a regional grouping of financial cooperatives and microfinance institutions. The confederation created the insurance company CIF Vie to provide life insurance products for its member institutions. CIF Vie had significant success in providing credit-linked insurance but struggled to achieve scale for its voluntary products.In 2017, the Facility and AFD partnered with CIF Vie to assess how to improve sales of its stand-alone life insurance product.

  17. Start.COOP - A step-by-step tool to start-up a cooperative - Facilitator's Guide

    01 October 2019

    Start.COOP is a low-cost, easy to use tool for those interested in starting and launching a cooperative in a participatory manner. It draws on technical content from existing materials in different ILO cooperative training tools. It also uses a peer-to-peer, activity-based learning methodology from the ILO’s Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) programme. Start.Coop package contains: a training guide, a facilitator’s guide and two power point presentations that can be used for training of facilitators and direct beneficiaries.

  18. Fail, recalibrate, adapt, achieve: how Yapasa used the market systems approach to create opportunities for Zambia's rural youth

    30 September 2019

  19. Think.COOP - an orientation on the cooperative business model - Facilitator's Guide

    30 September 2019

    Think.COOP is a low-cost, easy to use tool for those interested in establishing or joining a cooperative. It draws on technical content from existing materials from different ILO cooperative training tools on the basics of cooperatives. It also uses a peer-to-peer, activity-based learning methodology from the ILO’s Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) programme. Think.Coop package contains: a training guide, a facilitator’s guide and two power point presentations that can be used for training of facilitators and direct beneficiaries.

  20. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in North Macedonia

    26 September 2019