Learn about how companies in the UN Global Compact are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
This study assesses the importance of climate change to financial investors, it impact on competitive advantage in established industries and the opportunities created as new industries develop.
Highlights company practices and operations in the areas of hiring, retention, products, services and corporate social responsibility in terms of persons with disabilities.
This report helps companies navigate the business and social implications of automation and outlines how companies can prepare the workforce for the inevitable changes to come.
This webinar discusses why and how businesses should respond to HIV and AIDS in the workplace. It explores the development of workplace policies and programmes for employees and their families, as well as programmes for supply chains and vulnerable populations. Public private partnerships in HIV prevention, treatment, care and support are discussed, including good practices on partnership models with businesses.
Better Work is a unique partnership programme which aims to improve both compliance with labour standards and promote competitiveness in global supply chains. The programme involves both the development of global tools and the implementation of country-level services. This webinar presents an overview of how Better Work engages managers and workers as part of factory-level assessment, advisory and training services, and will explain how national Project Advisory Committees promote local ownership of improvements in the industry.
This compilation includes examples of approaches that multiple companies in the textile and garments, cocoa, tourism and/or mining sectors have adopted to prevent and remediate child labour. These examples were identified on the basis of information obtained from the CLP companies, as well as through workshops with a wider group of corporate representatives and other relevant stakeholders.
Examines how responsible businesses, as well as suppliers and partners, can ensure a living wage for employees when the host country does not have a statutory minimum wage or when it fails to provide an adequate standard of living. It also explores the issue of working hours in the context of international standards, overtime and the pressure on some labourers to work excessive hours.
Provides guidance for governments, employers’ organizations and trade unions on working together to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
A guide for employers in adopting positive strategies for managing disability-related issues in the workplace. It also addresses the essential role played by governments as well as the importance of initiatives taken by persons with disabilities.
A Practice Note by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) seeking to help companies increase their understanding of the issue in a number of key areas.
This resource developed by the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), provides information on how to design, develop and operate child labour monitoring systems along with practical examples that will help to adapt the model to specific child labour situations.