Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. ILO and Gap Inc. launch new initiative to improve industrial relations in Bangladesh garment industry

    01 July 2019

  2. World of Work magazine: Working for peace and social justice

    03 June 2019

    This Centenary issue of the World of Work magazine presents some milestones of the ILO’s history and its efforts to promote social justice as the foundation of peace around the globe.

  3. Can technology transform the fashion industry?

    16 May 2019

    Talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution can quickly get abstract. Discussion travels at lightning speed into a world of augmented reality and robots, blockchain and biotechnology.

  4. Enforce building code for all public establishments

    24 April 2019

    The Rana Plaza building collapse in April 2013 took the lives of 1100 workers. Many more were injured and often could not return to work. On the 6th anniversary of that tragic incident, the Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on working conditions in present-day Bangladesh.

  5. SIRAYE: A programme on Advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia:

    18 April 2019

    A comprehensive and coordinated programme involving ILO’s key components: BetterWork, Vision Zero Fund, SCORE, LABADMIN and INWORK to promote decent work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia.

  6. Promoting Decent Work in Garment Sector Global Supply Chains

    02 April 2019

    Highlights and insights from the ILO project "Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains: a Programme of Action for Asia and the Garment Sector (LSGSC)"

  7. © The Financial Express 2020

    ILO, IFC launch scheme to increase women supervisors in RMG sector

    12 March 2019

  8. China to benefit from responsible business conduct in supply chains

    05 March 2019

    Delegates to a technical seminar on CSR in the electronics and textiles sectors discuss challenges and practices.

  9. The future of work in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear

    06 February 2019

    This working paper on the future of work in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) has been prepared for ILO constituents and other key actors in the TCLF industries to facilitate their discussions in the centennial year of the ILO and beyond.

  10. © Better Work 2020

    ILO and H&M Group expand partnership

    24 January 2019

    The ILO and H&M Group have broadened their cooperation to further improve working conditions and productivity in textile and garment industry supply chains. This partnership will help drive both the Decent Work and Sustainable Development Goal Agendas in a key global sector.