News and events on supply chains
ILO Flagship programme launches strategy to enhance gender equality in the garment industry
31 January 2018
How to promote decent work and workers’ rights in export processing zones
20 November 2017
This week, ILO headquarters in Geneva is hosting a meeting of experts to promote decent work and protection of fundamental principles and rights at work for workers in export processing zones (EPZs). ILO News spoke with Vic van Vuuren, Director of the ILO Enterprises Department to find out more about the event and EPZs.
ILO – Sweden Regional Meeting on Promoting Decent Work in Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia
10 - 11 October 2017
Consultation meeting with ILO Constituents (Governments, Employers and Workers) from leading garment producing countries and key stakeholders from the sector, convened by the ILO and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok.
Tripartite Meeting of Experts to identify possible action to promote decent work and protection of fundamental principles and rights at work for workers in export processing zones (EPZs), Geneva
21 - 23 November 2017
The agenda of the Meeting is 1) to discuss possible action to promote decent work and fundamental principles and rights at work for workers in export processing zones (EPZs); and 2) to adopt conclusions which will provide guidance on the content and modalities for an action plan on EPZs as called for in the 2016 ILC conclusions on decent work in global supply chains.
ILO and ETI to bring SCORE Training to suppliers of international brands in Guangdong and Shanghai
20 July 2017
The ILO Office for China and Mongolia and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) are cooperating to improve the productivity, competiveness and sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province and Shanghai.
Positive Impact: SCORE Training contributes to cleaner production and increased productivity in SMEs
31 May 2017
5th June 2017 is World Environment Day, providing us with the opportunity to reflect on the current challenges that face our environment, as well as the important gains that have been made in workplaces around the world through SCORE Training. By reducing the environmental footprint we are contributing to a more sustainable economy and a better working environment for all.
Better living and working conditions for deaf workers in Haiti
01 March 2017
Better Work, a collaboration between the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) and the ILO, has joined forces with an innovative foundation to improve factory clinics and boost the quality of life for a group of deaf workers in Haiti.
Are global supply chains creating new service jobs?
20 January 2017
The number of jobs related to the “servicification of manufacturing” has been growing much faster than the total number of jobs in global supply chains.
On-site nurseries: Helping Jordanian mothers at work
11 November 2016
Better Work Jordan and local stakeholders are calling for the creation of workplace nurseries to help mothers continue their careers amid a challenging environment that prevents more women from joining the job market.
Better Work is better business in global supply chains
27 September 2016