Resources on Textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear sector

  1. National Profile on Occupational Safety and Health in Bangladesh 2019

    16 September 2021

  2. Sustainable Fashion: A Focus on the Environmental Dimensions discussion

    On 7 September, the ILO participated in the Sustainable Recovery through Sustainable Fashion: A Focus on the Environmental Dimensions discussion.

  3. Advancing a just transition to a circular economy: Scaling up individual action to collectively driving systemic change

    An event co-organized by the ILO and the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)

  4. The post-COVID-19 garment industry in Asia

    16 July 2021

    This Research Brief discusses the garment industry’s post-pandemic future, based on the long-term changes observed in the garment industry before the COVID-19 crisis. The Brief presents three possible scenarios for the post-pandemic garment industry, which are discussed with a focus on the actions of brands and policymakers and their downstream effects on garment manufacturing countries in Asia.

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    ILO statement on factory fire in Rupganj, Bangladesh

    10 July 2021

  6. Sustainable supply chains to build forward better – Textiles and clothing manufacturing in Madagascar

    07 July 2021

  7. Trade agreements and decent work in Mexico: the case of the automotive and textile industries

    29 June 2021

    The study applies the framework of decent work indicators developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO), in combination with input–output analysis, to explore selected links between international trade and certain indicators of decent work in two industries of Mexico’s manufacturing sector: automotive and textile.

  8. African musicians win Music Against Child Labour Competition

    12 June 2021

    The winning songs, from Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe, raise awareness of child labour and were chosen by a celebrity jury who reviewed more than 200 entries from 50 countries.

  9. Fair recruitment benefits Nepali workers in Jordan garment industry

    09 June 2021

    An ILO led initiative that promotes fair recruitment in Nepal, is proving fair recruitment is attainable, achievable and accessible to all.

  10. Sustainable supply chains to build forward better

    07 June 2021

    Advancing decent work in five global supply chains of key importance to the European Union for a fair, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 crisis recovery