08 February 2024
This report deals with the employment effects of industrial symbiosis in the provinces of Gauteng and the Western Cape in South Africa. It focuses on the textile and construction value chains and formalization.
17 November 2023
SCORE Training helps SMEs to achieve better working conditions and productivity through its wide variety of modules and stands as an aid to compliance.
07 September 2023
This brief presents the results from eight rounds of a high-frequency phone survey undertaken with Ethiopian apparel workers between 2020 and 2022. The survey covers a period of intense turmoil for both the Ethiopian apparel sector and the country as a whole. The main focus is on socio-economic situation facing apparel workers, in particular with regard to employment, wages, the ability to meet expenses and food needs, working hours, unionisation, and health provision. Due to the stark differeences between foreign and Ethiopia firms with regard to firm-level capabilities and access to international markets, much of the analysis contrasts the experiences of Ethiopian workers in foreign and Ethiopian companies.
Launching Event of the Handbook and Checklist to establish Model Enterprise Clinics in RMG Industries
06 July 2023
Mapping and assessment of institutions and BSOs in the clothing manufacturing sector of South Africa
30 June 2023
Call for applications to undertake a mapping study for ILO's 'Promoting Decent Work through Productivity and Workplace Cooperation interventions in South Africa’s clothing manufacturing sector' project.
Challenges and opportunities to advance decent work in five countries and supply chains: A synthesis report
01 June 2023
This report summarizes the findings from rapid assessments and deep-dive research into decent work challenges and opportunities in five sectors and countries: coffee in Colombia, electronics in Viet Nam, fisheries in Namibia, rubber gloves in Malaysia and textiles and clothing in Madagascar.
23 May 2023
In-depth qualitative and quantitative research on the challenges and opportunities for decent work along the textile and clothing supply chain in Madagascar.
Mapping practices, initiatives and policies around the circular economy and emerging services in the retail sector
08 May 2023
24 April 2023
Today, the garment industry is safer and the capacity of the Bangladeshi Government to oversee compliance is much stronger. But what challenges remain?