Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. “Strategies on Reducing and Utilizing CO2 for Cost Effective Business” Roundtable

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is partnering with the UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network to bring together the textile and garment sector and the cement industry to share, discuss and further CO2 reduction activities.

  2. Roundtable: Strategies on reducing and utilizing CO2 for cost effective business

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is partnering with the UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network to bring together the textile and garment sector and the cement industry to share, discuss and further CO2 reduction activities.

  3. Now I know the great feeling of having decent work

    16 April 2021

    Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj has struggled to find work for years due to his physical disability. Last year, an ILO employment centre helped him secure his first formal job at a garment factory, giving him a new sense of independence and purpose.

  4. Circular Economy Action Agenda for Textiles

    16 February 2021

    The Platform For Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) is a global community of leaders working together to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. ILO contributed to this joint report which reviews the actions needed for a better and faster transition to a circular economy for textiles.

  5. Empowering workers and building partnerships for a sustainable garment industry

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

    07 December 2020

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.