Publications

2023

  1. Social Finance Brief: Dvara KGFS

    23 January 2023

    Dvara KGFS is a non-banking financial company serving more than a million customers and enterprises in rural areas of India. This Social Finance Brief describes their integrated risk management product “Dvara Sampoorna Sampath” and how it helps households in India with risk protection and wealth creation.

  2. SIYB Update 2022

    23 January 2023

    We are glad to share the 2022 SIYB Update. This year's publication showcases recent SIYB-related activities in 49 different countries plus information on the global SIYB highlights.

  3. The International Labour Organization’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Framework Conditions & National Assessment Methodology

    19 January 2023

  4. Overview of ILO Resources for the Private Sector

    18 January 2023

  5. Global Wage Report 2022-23: The impact of COVID-19 and inflation on wages and purchasing power

    05 January 2023

2022

  1. Childcare leave and services from a women ’s entrepreneurship development perspective

    20 December 2022

  2. Social Finance Brief: KMBI's digitalization journey

    08 December 2022

    This brief features the microfinance NGO KMBI in the Philippines and a digital finance pilot for integrated risk management solutions. The brief includes lessons learned that can help other microfinance institutions.

  3. Global Wage Report 2022-2023: The impact of COVID-19 and inflation on wages and purchasing power

    02 December 2022

  4. Building a pathway for economic reconstruction. A rapid market assessment of construction, childcare and e-commerce in Ukraine

    01 December 2022

    This rapid market systems analysis (MSA) provides a snapshot of three high-potential sectors – construction, childcare and e-commerce – which are well positioned to create more and better jobs and better jobs for Ukraine’s vulnerable workers in the wake of the war and during reconstruction.

  5. Greening macroeconomic policies: Current trends and policy options

    30 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and macroeconomic and growth policies, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  6. Promoting Gender Sensitive Business Environment Reform in South-East Asia: A Compendium of Solutions

    28 November 2022

  7. Cross-Border Value Chain Development: A Rough Guide to Market Systems Development for Decent Work

    25 November 2022

  8. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2022

    25 November 2022

  9. Selling insurance through agent networks

    22 November 2022

    Distribution is one of the biggest obstacles in offering insurance services to low-income households, small enterprises and rural communities. Digital channels offer new opportunities, but a more high-touch model is often needed to educate households about insurance and to build trust. Agent networks, such as those used in banking and microfinance, can help address some of these challenges faced in insurance. This brief presents ten lessons from banks, MFIs and existing experiences of insurers in establishing and using agent networks, laying out the different ways these networks can operate.

  10. Methodologies to measure productivity in Suriname

    14 November 2022

  11. Just Transition Finance Tool for banking and investing activities

    10 November 2022

    The Just Transition Finance Tool for banking and investing activities was developed by the International Labour Organization, together with the LSE Grantham Research Institute. It provides practical guidance to financial institutions on integrating Just Transition considerations in their strategies and operations.

  12. “Nothing about us without us” - Realizing disability rights through a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies

    07 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and persons with disabilities, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  13. Skills Development for a Just Transition

    07 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and skills development, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  14. Indigenous Peoples and a Just Transition for All

    07 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and indigenous peoples, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  15. Human mobility and labour migration related to climate change in a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all

    07 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and labour migration and human mobility, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.