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IOE Report on the 340th Virtual Session of the ILO Governing Body

ILO Governing Body outcomes (2-14 November 2020)

Employers strengthen link with UN Resident Coordinators in Latin America and the Caribbean

IOE and UN Resident Coordinators from Latin America and the Caribbean issue joint statement on unleashing the potential of partnership to…

IOE General Council steers the course for another 100 years of business action

The General Council is responsible for the endorsement of IOE's overall activity and policy direction. This year, it also marked its 100 years…

IOE member Confindustria to lead B20

Following the Saudi G20, Italy will soon take over the Presidency.

REMINDER: IOE General Council set to mark Centenary celebration

IOE General Council documents now available. Excited to have IOE Members attend the virtual session on 24 November.

IOE joins business and labour organisations call for renewed multilateralism from G20 countries

Leaders from 13 international business and labour organisations have sent a strong message to G20 countries: step up global collaboration to…

The business sector's commitment to human rights

Questionnaire to review the contribution of companies to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles

IOE and Seedstars announce finalists of 2021 Migration Challenge Start-up Competition

20 finalists will compete virtually in January 2021 to be the winner of this innovative competition.

REGISTER NOW: Multiple business and human rights events starting next week

Detailed information on content and registration for the upcoming meetings related to the business and human rights forum.

REMINDER: Register now: Certified UNITAR/IOE training course on women in business and management

The IOE Gender Network is organising this innovative new course which is open to all IOE members and partners. Apply now for full funding,…

REGISTER NOW: Fair recruitment – from ambition to reality

Join us for a joint digital conference with the World Economic Forum and Anheuser-Busch InBev on 9 November from 14:00 – 15:30 (CEST) on fair…

Setting the right course for business and human rights

IOE presents its views ahead of this week’s sixth session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and…

IOE publishes new policy on climate change and employment

Latest IOE publications spotlight the risks and opportunities for employers to emerging environmental challenges.

BLOG: Going beyond “are you ok?”: Mental health at work

On World Mental Health Day, IOE encourages businesses to tackle the stigma of mental health at work.

IOE is steadfast in its commitment for ongoing dialogue on strengthening occupational safety and health at work

As the world struggles with the health and economic consequences of Covid-19, IOE continues to make every effort to protect lives in the…

Final position paper on the second revised treaty on business and human rights

Final position paper is now available. Time to reach out to government ministries to advocate for the joint business position.

New release B20 recommendations for future of work

Now available are the final recommendations from the B20 Future of Work and Education Task Force as co-chaired by IOE President and…

Covid-19 risks reversing reduction in child labour

An important step was taken this summer to eradicate child labour. What more can be done to address the root causes of this systemic problem?

IOE view on 6th edition of ILO Monitor on Covid-19

IOE assessment of the ILO’s latest analysis on the impact of COVID-19 in the world of work.

New guide highlights synergies between anti-corruption and human rights agendas

Business at OECD and IOE publish one of the first guides to help companies leverage corruption and human rights agendas.

IOE Centenary Summit: 100 years of business action

IOE celebrated its Centenary of business action on behalf of 50 million companies in over 140 countries under the theme "Achieving a…

World business community launches IOE Manifesto

The global IOE membership issues a Manifesto for the next 20 years of business action.

Business worldwide responds to #UN75 survey

45 IOE employer federations highlighted business priorities in the #UN75 survey

UN Secretary-General to join IOE Centenary Summit

Register now for IOE's conversation with the UN Secretary-General on Wednesday, 2 September focusing on business input to a reset of…

Employer priorities for future EU regional programming

IOE member inputs to this process are crucial to ensuring EU development policies are sustainable, inclusive and create an enabling environment…

Pursuing a sustainable recovery

The Covid-19-induced crisis has created unprecedented uncertainty and is transforming society in some ways that could be permanent. It is up to…

New IOE Position Paper on Understanding Trade

IOE published a new position paper highlighting employers' priorities surrounding trade in light of recent developments, including Covid-19.

ILO Committee of Experts: Call for comments

Please submit comments between 15 September – 1 October. New factsheets on ILO Committee of Experts and CAS to provide guidance.

Just out: New IOE Business and Human Rights Newsletter

See the latest information on developments in the field.

Call for comments on the 2020 CEACR General Survey

Please submit comments to this critical survey between 15 September – 1 October.

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