21 November - 2 December 2022
Environmental challenges, including climate change, are changing the way businesses work, either because they are forced to or because they proactively seek to. Green businesses are more profitable and future proof. This course targets policy makers and business service providers involved in the design and implementation of national or local strategies and instruments to support the greening of businesses, providing both a conceptual and practical overview of how to support SMEs going green.
International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence
17 October - 11 November 2022
Online course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.
3 - 14 October 2022
The course will provide participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.
12 September - 7 October 2022
This online course will look at the potential of enterprises to contribute to the achievement of decent work for all, a universal goal recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a comprehensive introduction the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), and touches upon issues related to Business and International Labour Standards, Responsible Business Conduct (RBC), Human Right Due Diligence and social dialogue amongst others.
5 September - 14 October 2022
The objective of the course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the world of work’s contribution to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.
5 July - 6 August 2022
Achieving the ambitious 2030 Agenda requires scaling up domestic and global resources. It also demands a shift from funding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to a wider financing approach through a blend of public, private, domestic and international resources.
20 June - 8 July 2022
The course will provide participants with the key elements of a conceptual framework for the promotion of more and better jobs for inclusive green growth in the building construction sector. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional and policy level.
6 - 17 June 2022
The Academy will allow participants to understand the main transversal themes related to the global context of climate change and the critical concepts associated with a just transition to a greener economy.
31 May - 1 June 2022
The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training "Make change happen: Getting insurers ready to serve low income and emerging markets" on 31 May and 1 June via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation.
29 April 2022
A panel discussion during the eCommerce Week 2022: Data and Digitalization for Development
Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt
23 March 2022
The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, the Better Than Cash Alliance, Better Work and BSR organized an online event on 23 March, "Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt".
22 February 2022
The Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the Better Than Cash Alliance organized a side session during the "2022 OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector".
16 February 2022
The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) and the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia organized an online launch event on ensuring a responsible transition towards digital wages in Cambodia on 16 February 2022.
14 - 17 February 2022
The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance from 14 to 17 February via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation.
31 January - 4 February 2022
From 31 January to 4 February, Social Finance facilitated a “study tour” of Tanzanian delegates to Uganda. The study tour helped participants learn from interactions with Ugandan ministries, the central bank, the regulatory authority and different insurance companies.
13 - 17 December 2021
The most influential specialists, policy makers, employers and workers representatives gather to discuss how to optimize the impacts of energy efficiency measures on labour markets.
9 December 2021
On 9 December 2021, the ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized the webinar “What are we learning from results-based approaches to financing employment outcomes?”.
7 December 2021
2 December 2021
On December 3, the ILO’s Global SIYB team organized a webinar to launch the recently published 2016-2020 SIYB Global Tracer Study. The event promoted an engaging discussion about SIYB’s outreach, trends and what works for business management training programs.
30 November 2021
The ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized a session during the 2021 Building Bridges week, focussing on the financial sector's leveraging power towards a just transition.