Publications

2009

  1. Assessment Framework for Growth-Oriented Women Entrepreneurs (GOWEs)

    01 June 2009

    WED Fact Sheet 5

  2. Service Quality Check for Supporting Female and Male Operated Small Enterprises(FAMOS) Check

    01 June 2009

    WED Fact Sheet 4

  3. Gender and Entrepreneurship Together: GET Ahead for Women in Enterprise

    01 June 2009

    WED Fact Sheet 3

  4. Women’s Entrepreneurship Development (WED) Capacity Building Guide

    01 June 2009

    WED Fact Sheet 2

  5. Voluntary social initiatives in fresh fruit and vegetable value chains

    11 May 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 23

  6. Helping companies to put decent work principles into practice

    01 May 2009

    The ILO Helpdesk is a free and confidential service that can help your company align its operations with international labour standards and the ILO approach to socially responsible labour practices.

  7. ILO and Cooperatives - COOP NEWS No. 1, 2009 (Newsletter)

    01 April 2009

  8. The promotion of sustainable enterprises

    13 March 2009

    Promoting sustainable enterprises is about strengthening the institutions and governance systems which nurture enterprises. This volume provides detailed guidance on what constitutes a conducive environment for sustainable enterprises. Sustainable enterprises need sustainable societies. Business tends to thrive where societies thrive and vice versa.

  9. Annual Report 2008

    27 February 2009

    The Annual Report 2008 highlights the achievements of the ILO's Impact Insurance Facility over the past year.

  10. Trade agreements and employment: Chile 1996-2003

    09 February 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 21

  11. Cooperating out of poverty: The renaissance of the African cooperative movement

    02 February 2009

    This book offers an objective analysis of the state of affairs of the cooperative sector in Africa since the liberalization of the economy in the early 1990s.

  12. The impact of codes and standards on investment flows to developing countries

    01 February 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 25

  13. Working Paper No. 9 - Cooperatives: a path to economic and social empowerment in Ethiopia

    01 February 2009

    Traditional cooperatives associations existed in Ethiopian society centuries ago in the form of iqub and idir. Iqub is an association of people having common objectives of mobilizing resources, especially finance, and distributing it to members on rotating basis. Idir is an association of people that have the objective of providing social and economic insurance for the members in the events of death, accident, damages to property, among others. In the case of funeral, Idir serves as funeral insurance where community members elect their leaders, contribute resources either in kind or in cash and support the mourning member.

  14. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Chinese Textile Industry - Compendium of case studies with good practices

    01 January 2009

2008

  1. Count us in! : How to make sure that women with disabilities can participate effectively in mainstream women’s entrepreneurship development activities

    01 December 2008

    These guidelines, developed during a project funded by Irish Aid, are the first in a series of practical advice to be made available to ILO Employment Sector specialists and more broadly, with a view to making it possible for them to meet the goals of equal opportunity and treatment of disabled persons, to advance the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda and to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

  2. Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya

    01 December 2008

    Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya (A preliminary Report) & Factors affecting Women Entrepreneurs in Micro and Small Enterprises in Kenya (A Primary Research Report)

  3. Count us in! : How to make sure that women with disabilities can participate effectively in mainstream women’s entrepreneurship development activities

    01 December 2008

    These guidelines, developed during a project funded by Irish Aid, are the first in a series of practical advice to be made available to ILO Employment Sector specialists and more broadly, with a view to making it possible for them to meet the goals of equal opportunity and treatment of disabled persons, to advance the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda and to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

  4. Voices of women entrepreneurs in Zambia

    01 December 2008

    ILO EMP/SKILLS, ILO WEDGE and Irish Aid

  5. Voices of women entrepreneurs in Uganda

    01 December 2008

    ILO EMP/SKILLS, ILO WEDGE and Irish Aid

  6. Voices of women entrepreneurs in Tanzania

    01 December 2008

    ILO EMP/SKILLS, ILO WEDGE and Irish Aid