News and events on global supply chains

April 2015

  1. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    15 - 19 June 2015

    This five-day course will look at how governments, enterprises and the social partners are encouraged to each put policies in place and engage with each other through dialogue to maximize the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to socio economic development and decent work.

October 2014

  1. Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work

    14 October 2014

    Special information session on the implementation strategy of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy in the American region.

November 2009

  1. U.S. Garment Buyers Team Up to Support Better Work

    19 November 2009

    The US Council for International Business (USCIB) has announced support for Better Work by five of the biggest U.S. apparel companies--Gap Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Nike, Walmart and the Walt Disney Company—which will contribute over USD $1 million to Better Work through the USCIB’s foundation.

August 2006

  1. IFC and ILO team up to improve working conditions in global supply chains

    25 August 2006

    The International Finance Corporation, the private arm of the World Bank, and the International Labour Organization agreed on Monday, August 21, 2006, to collaborate in developing a global programme for better labour standards in global supply chains.