Reports and working papers on supply chains

  1. Banning Hazardous Pesticides: Recommendation for Myanmar

    18 October 2021

    Vision Zero Fund is a project on occupational safety and health (OSH) working in Myanmar since May 2017 in the garment, ginger, and contruction value chains. Handling agrochemicals brings risks to farmers and has been a significant OSH concern in the ginger value chain.

  2. Trade agreements and decent work in Mexico: the case of the automotive and textile industries

    29 June 2021

    The study applies the framework of decent work indicators developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO), in combination with input–output analysis, to explore selected links between international trade and certain indicators of decent work in two industries of Mexico’s manufacturing sector: automotive and textile.

  3. Multilateral approaches to global supply chains

    14 December 2020

    This paper is an update of the 2016 International Labour Organization (ILO) Working Paper Multilateral Approaches to Global Supply Chains. The original paper served as an input for the 2016 International Labour Conference discussion on decent work in global supply chains.

  4. Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the garment sector

    10 November 2020

    This brief, co-authored by the ILO and Better Work, aims to raise awareness of the gendered reality of COVID-19 and to outline some of the ways in which the pandemic impacts women and men workers in the garment sector in the short, medium and long terms.

  5. 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.

  6. Study on the recruitment and placement of migrant fishers from Indonesia: an ILO working paper

    30 July 2020

    This study is based on research was commissioned to address one of the key concerns of the Indonesian Government and stakeholders: the protection of Indonesian migrant fishers. Under the Indonesian Medium-Term Development Plan 2015–2019, a recruitment and placement system that protects migrant workers, particularly for those with skills in areas with market demand, is to be prioritized.

  7. 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.

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

    12 November 2019

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

    12 November 2019

  10. Strengthening Support for Trade Through Decent Work

    04 November 2019