1. Resources on Enterprises and the COVID-19 [No. 9]

    06 April 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting enterprises of all sizes and types in unprecedented ways. This brief aims to highlight key information resources available on the functioning of enterprises in the crisis, including its impact on enterprises, responses by enterprises and policy measures to support affected enterprises.


    03 April 2020

  3. Family-friendly policies and other good workplace practices in the context of COVID-19: Key steps employers can take

    02 April 2020

  4. Public Policies for the Social and Solidarity Economy and their role in the Future of Work: The case of Tunisia

    31 March 2020

    This paper studies the case of Tunisia, where a framework law on SSE has been formulated and supported by a tripartite process with ILO assistance. This paper aims to describe and explain the overall context and the evolution. from an historial and institutional standpoint, of the process that has fostered a more favourable policy framework. Moreover, it tackles the topic of the role that SSE can play in addressing the challenges of Future of Work in Tunisia.

  5. Annual Report 2019

    27 March 2020

    The Annual Report 2019 highlights the achievements of the Social Finance Programme over the past year.

  6. Enhancing the Contribution of Export Processing Zones to SDG 8 on Decent Work and Inclusive Economic Growth: A review of 100 zones

    24 March 2020

  7. The contribution of SSE and social finance to the future of work

    23 March 2020

    This publication is the result of a research project undertaken in collaboration between the ILO Cooperatives Unit and Social Finance Programme, with support from the Government of France. The research analyses various Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) initiatives around the world in light of the changes observed in the world of work. The research results highlight that regardless of the countries or the type of SSE organizations, SSE and its innovative financing mechanisms present a potential for creating and preserving decent jobs, creating wealth, reducing social inequalities, and advancing local development.

  8. References made to the MNE Declaration in International Framework Agreements

    04 March 2020

  9. The Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Moldova – 2019 update (EN Version)

    21 February 2020

  10. Building inclusive markets for refugee and host communities

    11 February 2020

  11. Building inclusive markets for refugee and host communities

    11 February 2020

  12. Interactions between Workers’ Organizations and Workers in the Informal Economy: A Compendium of Practice

    30 January 2020

    The Compendium of Practice is a compilation of concrete examples, drawn from around the world, showing how trade unions have sought to reach out to workers in the informal economy to reduce the decent work deficits they face and support their transition to formality.

  13. HoCo Hospitality Coaching

    22 January 2020

    Raising quality & standards in local tourism


  1. Doing more business and less aid: The journey of a market system development project in Afghanistan

    18 December 2019

  2. A Systemic Approach to Creating More and Better Jobs

    10 December 2019

  3. Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 9

    09 December 2019

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief focuses on SDG 9 – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

  4. Case Brief: SUNU Assurance Vie

    04 December 2019

    SUNU Assurances Vie is a leading life insurance company in Côte d’Ivoire and across West Africa. Insurance distribution has proved particularly challenging in Côte d’Ivoire, since there are only a few mass market channels to distribute microinsurance, such as large retail chains. SUNU Assurance Vie has seen first-hand the risks of depending upon one or two large distribution channels that do exist.

  5. The Summary Report on Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Mozambique 2019

    02 December 2019

  6. The Full Report on Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Mozambique 2019

    02 December 2019

  7. Egypt Fact Sheet: SCORE Pilot Programme

    02 December 2019

    The SCORE pilot training programme began in Egypt in 2018, with a sector selection study that identified the chemical and engineering sectors as sectors with high growth and job creation potential and meet other criteria by SCORE globally. The ILO partnered with the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) to identify the SMEs that would benefit most from the training, and fit the criterion of employing 30-300 workers.