Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. SCORE Training - Promoting the capacity of suppliers in global supply chains

    07 December 2020

  2. Ending violence and harassment in the garment sector– what will it take?

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the fifth and final webinar in the series.

  3. Sharing is caring: unpaid care work, families and the world of work

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Centre (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the fourth in the series.

  4. Closing the gender pay gap – practical measures and initiatives in the garment sector

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Centre (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the third in the series.

  5. Women hit hard by COVID-19 impact on garment sector

    20 November 2020

    A new brief highlights COVID-19 impacts on women and men workers in the garment sector and recommendations for a gender-responsive recovery.

  6. Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the garment sector

    10 November 2020

    This brief, co-authored by the ILO and Better Work, aims to raise awareness of the gendered reality of COVID-19 and to outline some of the ways in which the pandemic impacts women and men workers in the garment sector in the short, medium and long terms.

  7. Drivers of innovation for environmental sustainability in the garment sector

    Achieving environmental sustainability in the garment sector demands innovation and organisational change across the entire supply chain. This webinar will analyse the drivers of innovation and change in two areas. 1) by exploring different ways to adopt cleaner production techniques in SMEs and their supply chains, as well as 2) through ‘on-boarding’ in multi-stakeholder initiatives.

  8. ILO-CNTAC-PAGE Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia – Discussion series: China

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing immense humanitarian and economic consequences for businesses and workers of the textile and garment sector. The on-going crisis provides an opportunity for the industry to rethink the weaknesses of the current supply chain model, and to step up efforts to restructure the sector in a way that gives greater value to the interdependence between social, environmental, technological and economic conditions.

  9. Promising practices in advancing equality and non-discrimination in the garment sector

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the garment and apparel sector in Asia. This webinar is the second in the series.

  10. Stop the Pandemic, Ensure Safety and Health at Work – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

    27 October 2020

    In line with the standard operating procedures issued by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ILO, Pakistan under its project International Labour and Environmental Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union, has developed an awareness video (In Pashto language) that primarily reflects the key measures and precautions required to ensure a safe working environment amidst COVID-19 pandemic