News and events on global supply chains

July 2017

  1. ILO and ETI to bring SCORE Training to suppliers of international brands in Guangdong and Shanghai

    20 July 2017

    The ILO Office for China and Mongolia and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) are cooperating to improve the productivity, competiveness and sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province and Shanghai.

May 2017

  1. Positive Impact: SCORE Training contributes to cleaner production and increased productivity in SMEs

    31 May 2017

    5th June 2017 is World Environment Day, providing us with the opportunity to reflect on the current challenges that face our environment, as well as the important gains that have been made in workplaces around the world through SCORE Training. By reducing the environmental footprint we are contributing to a more sustainable economy and a better working environment for all.

March 2017

  1. Better living and working conditions for deaf workers in Haiti

    01 March 2017

    Better Work, a collaboration between the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) and the ILO, has joined forces with an innovative foundation to improve factory clinics and boost the quality of life for a group of deaf workers in Haiti.

January 2017

  1. Are global supply chains creating new service jobs?

    20 January 2017

    The number of jobs related to the “servicification of manufacturing” has been growing much faster than the total number of jobs in global supply chains.

November 2016

  1. On-site nurseries: Helping Jordanian mothers at work

    11 November 2016

    Better Work Jordan and local stakeholders are calling for the creation of workplace nurseries to help mothers continue their careers amid a challenging environment that prevents more women from joining the job market.

September 2016

  1. Better Work is better business in global supply chains

    27 September 2016

July 2016

  1. Panel discussion on Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains

    19 July 2016

June 2016

  1. World Day Against Child Labour

    8 June 2016 - 30 June 2020

  2. End child labour in supply chains: It's everyone's business

    8 June - 31 December 2016

    The focus of the 2016 World Day Against Child Labour is on child labour and supply chains. The ILO will mark the the day with an event held in Geneva on Wednesday 8 June.

  3. National voices from the cooperative movement at the International Labour Conference 2016

    03 June 2016