Reports and working papers on global supply chains

  1. What drives CSR? An empirical analysis on the labour dimensions of CSR

    05 August 2020

    Relying on the data provided by an ESG rating agency, this paper aims at bringing more understanding on the diversity of firms’ behaviours in terms of labour related CSR and filling a gap on the potential role of labour market institutions, including workers’ collective rights, to contribute to an effective CSR policy.

  2. Paving the way for better jobs and improving livelihoods for refugees and host communities in Arua, Uganda

    27 April 2020

    An Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) for Refugees and Host Communities.

  3. Measuring child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains: A global Input-Output approach

    12 November 2019

  4. Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains

    12 November 2019

  5. Strengthening Support for Trade Through Decent Work

    04 November 2019

  6. Economic and social upgrading in the Philippines’ pineapple supply chain

    19 October 2019

    Despite several decades of steady growth, Mindanao’s tropical agro-food industry and the pineapple supply chain more specifically are characterized by a relatively large proportion of workers being linked to small-scale production and low-skilled, labour-intensive and poorly paid work. What is the evidence regarding the alignment between economic improvement of the local industry and the quality and terms of employment realized by its workers?

  7. Decent work in global supply chains: An internal research review

    08 October 2019

    This article provides an inventory of the research carried out by the ILO on decent work in GSCs between 2014 and 2019 and helps to identify the challenges and remaining gaps in terms of research.

  8. ILO Decent Work interventions in global supply chains - A synthesis review on lessons learned; what works and why, 2010-2019

    01 October 2019

  9. The role of multinational company strategies in structuring global supply chains in the automotive industry

    09 September 2019

  10. Global supply chains and intangible assets in the automotive and aeronautical industries

    28 February 2019