1. Just Transition Finance - Pathways for banking and insurance

    03 December 2023

    Promoting a just transition is essential to achieve broad-based support for ambitious climate action. In this collective effort, financial institutions play a major enabling role. This publication highlights crucial elements, emerging practices and examples of the banking and underwriting activities in promoting a just transition and serves as a guide for banks and insurance companies.

  2. Developing an impact monitoring system for Sida’s guarantee instrument

    30 November 2023

    Credit guarantees can be a powerful instrument to achieve positive development results. This paper summarises findings from case studies, conducted in Guatemala and in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and illustrates their contribution to our work co-designing an impact monitoring system for Sweden’s guarantee instrument.

  3. A rough guide to measuring job quality in market systems development: Operational guidance

    30 November 2023

  4. Issue paper on child labour and climate change

    30 November 2023

    This issue paper brings together and reviews existing research on the interplay between climate change and child labour. It is aimed at providing an initial picture of some of the key channels through which climate change and climate change responses are linked to child labour, and the broad implications for policy moving forward.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2023

    24 November 2023

  6. SCORE Training catalogue

    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.

  7. New frontier or the latest buzzword? Evidence and best practice in entrepreneurship ecosystem development

    15 November 2023

    The study maps out and analyse the global landscape of entrepreneurial ecosystems approaches implemented by different actors in the Global South.

  8. Green Jobs Assessment of Six Economic Sectors in Jordan - Technical Report

    14 November 2023

  9. Green Jobs Assessment of Six Economic Sectors in Jordan - Synthesis Report

    14 November 2023

  10. Social Finance Brief: Financial services to enhance resilience

    13 November 2023

    Banks, credit unions and microfinance institutions can boost the resilience and create a brighter future for vulnerable communities through innovative solutions. This brief explores in more detail such comprehensive services, including savings, insurance, emergency loans and financial education.

  11. Responsible Business: Key Messages from International Instruments

    10 November 2023

  12. Engaging multinational enterprises on more and better jobs

    10 November 2023

    The ILO approach to responsible global business - Sustainable Enterprises

  13. Digital Employment Diagnostic Guidelines

    07 November 2023

    These guidelines serve as a comprehensive framework to assess, analyze, and understand the multifaceted dimensions of digital employment.

  14. SCORE Programme Brochure

    01 November 2023

  15. Executive IPA College: Investment Facilitation for Sustainable Development

    24 October 2023

  16. Driving better business results with women’s insurance

    23 October 2023

    This publication highlights the evolving socio-economic status of women and calls for increased engagement from insurers. It provides a comprehensive roadmap to address the unique needs of women, spanning both customer and employee perspectives, with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) reporting a substantial US$1.7 trillion opportunity by 2030 when targeting women. The guide offers a six-step plan, real success stories and practical solutions, supported by the expertise of the IFC and the ILO. Its primary aim is to foster financial inclusion and promote gender equity.

  17. Guide for the review of employment-related public expenditures and application to six pilot countries

    12 October 2023

    This report presents the first assessment of employment-related public expenditures (ERPEs) in six pilot countries, as an input to support the gradual transition towards pro-employment budgets. The goal is to understand the consistency of public expenditures with national employment policies and issues related to their incidence, effectiveness, and allocative efficiency.

  18. Assessing the Impact of FDI on Decent Work - Exploring KPIs for Foreign Direct Investment Impact Assessment

    06 October 2023

  19. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023

    28 September 2023

    This tenth edition of Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) offers the latest set of global renewable energy employment estimates, which are based on IRENA’s own methodologies and calculations, as well as a large array of reports published by government agencies, industry associations, non-governmental organisations and academic experts.

  20. Occupational safety and health in a just transition

    27 September 2023

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy Briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and occupational safety and health (OSH), providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.