Publications

2020

  1. 20 lessons learned from the Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean (CRAIC) project

    20 November 2020

    The Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean (CRAIC) project seeks to address climate change, adaptation and vulnerability by promoting weather-index based insurance as a risk management instrument in the Caribbean. This publication details 20 lessons learned from the CRAIC project and Livelihood Protection Policy, spanning across four different themes: managing expectations, product design, market development and engagement for sustainability.

  2. Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    17 November 2020

  3. Statistics of Cooperatives: Concepts, classification, work and economic contribution measurements

    12 November 2020

    This book on statistics of cooperatives is a joint initiative of the International Labour Office (ILO), Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) and the International Centre of Research and Information on Public, Social and Cooperative Economy (CIRIEC). It brings together updated versions of four background studies produced for the ILO and COPAC in the process leading up to the adoption of the Guidelines concerning statistics of cooperatives at the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) in October 2018. Together with the guidelines, the book is intended to help statisticians to capture more information on key trends and challenges in the world of cooperatives. This publication is celebrated during the ILO COOP 100 Symposium.

  4. Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  5. Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  6. Empowering Women at Work. Company Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  7. Formally Challenged

    02 November 2020

    Tackling Informality in Market System Development projects

  8. Formally Challenged

    02 November 2020

    Tackling Informality in Market System Development projects

  9. Action Toolkit: Building Back with Better Jobs

    30 October 2020

    Mainstreaming Business Models for Decent Work

  10. Action Toolkit: Building Back with Better Jobs

    30 October 2020

    Mainstreaming Business Models for Decent Work

  11. Getting Beyond Tier 1

    27 October 2020

    Using a systems approach to improve working conditions in global supply chains

  12. Getting Beyond Tier 1:

    27 October 2020

    Using a systems approach to improve working conditions in global supply chains

  13. SIYB Update 2020

    27 October 2020

    The “Start and Improve your Business (SIYB)” Update 2020 is out! This year’s update features news from 45 countries, as well as info on new global highlights.

  14. Employment effects in impact investments

    26 October 2020

    As part of the Joint ILO-EU STRENGHTEN Project, the ILO conducted two studies on the employment effects of impact investments, with a focus on the cashew value chain in Tanzania and a financial institution supporting smallholder schemes in Zimbabwe. The across case analysis concludes that the investments triggered not only an increase in employment numbers, but also improved skills of the labour force, management systems of the investee companies, and labour practices. The findings are geared at informing the development of the EU’s External Investment Plan.

  15. Impact of ILO SCORE Training on management practices, working conditions and business results in Peruvian SMEs

    14 October 2020

  16. Why settle for recovery? A guidance note on building back better micro & small enterprises and resilient market systems during crisis and after lockdown

    12 October 2020

  17. Sectoral Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in the Agriculture and Renewable Energy Sectors in Somalia

    08 October 2020

  18. Applying labour law to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises: A comparative study of 16 countries

    07 October 2020

    This study considers the ways in which different countries regulate labour rights for MSME workers, its main purpose being to improve understanding of current trends and developments in this area. The 16 countries covered by the study are Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Germany, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Turkey and the United Republic of Tanzania.

  19. Market Systems Analysis for Skills in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sub-sectors in Zambia

    02 October 2020

    Final Report April 2020

  20. Case Brief: Field Accident Insurance - PROFIN Foundation

    30 September 2020

    PROFIN Foundation is a Bolivian institution with more than 20 years of experience in developing programmes and initiatives to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people through innovation and financial inclusion. In 2018, they designed and marketed a new accident insurance, specifically for amateur field sports players. As of 2020, this special product protects more than 9,000 players.