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IOE publishes new policy on climate change and employment

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

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…

Climate Change Action in a Post-Covid-19 Landscape

IOE High-Level digital conference on 29 June (14:00-15:30 CEST)

Have your say in EU development policy

The voice of the private sector is key to optimising the design and delivery of EU development policy on the ground.

Digital conference update: Health and safety, human rights and SDGs

OSH, human rights and SDGs are on this week's agenda of IOE digital conferences.

IOE takes part in COP25 and commits to strengthened action for climate-friendly jobs

This year’s annual UN climate conference came to a delayed close after two weeks of tough negotiations of complex issues and stronger…

IOE members in Africa: Save the date for the 6th African Social Partners' Summit, Nigeria, 25 -26 February 2020

This Summit, the first to be held in English-speaking Africa, will continue the work of the African Social Partners to accelerate job creation.

Decent work as path to reducing global poverty

IOE calls for addressing barriers to decent work to accelerate the pace of poverty reduction on this International Day for the Eradication of…

Asian employers provide key input to EU Policy Forum on Development meeting in Nepal

A strong IOE-member delegation from China, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam, supported by IOE’s regional adviser, contributed to the…

Are SMEs left behind in a just transition?

In the lead up to the UN Climate Action Summit and the UN General Assembly in September in New York, IOE takes a look at how a just transition…

50 million companies and 207 million workers urge Governments to accelerate SDG action

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) jointly call on Governments to…

In summary: 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Some key takeaways from one of the most important international gatherings on sustainable development.

5 steps to reverse sluggish progress on SDG 8

A newly released report by IOE, USCIB and Deloitte confirms that global efforts to meet Sustainable Development Goal 8 targets are lagging. IOE…

Business set to scale up investment in SDGs

Corporate leaders meet to chart ways to increase investment towards achieving SDG 8 following launch of landmark report by Deloitte, USCIB and…

IOE participates in major event on business and sustainable development

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is being held on June 6-8 under the theme of Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda. The…

IOE brings the voice of business to the multi-stakeholder EU Policy Forum on Development (PFD) in Brussels

From 13 - 15 March 2019, IOE had a seat at the table at the 7th Global Policy Forum on Development (PFD) in Brussels, Belgium.

UN proposes Common Approach for Engagement of the Private Sector with UN Agencies

The proposed Common Approach aims to harmonise practices for private sector engagement across the UN system

Join the Policy Forum on Development Global Meeting in Brussels on 13-15 March 2019

The Policy Forum on Development (PFD) is a European Commission-supported multi-stakeholder platform that brings together civil society…

IOE Policy Working Groups - update

The IOE Management Board decided at its November 2018 session to amend the names of two of the Organisation's Policy Working Groups to better…

IOE-Business Africa Enterprise Forum in Algiers on 18-19 February - Agenda out now!

The draft agenda is now available for the IOE-Business Africa Forum in Algiers on 18-19 February on the theme of inspiring, nurturing and…

CNP-Guinée hosts West and Central Africa Employers' Organisation Conference on the Green Economy and Sustainable Development

The National Council of Employers of Guinea (CNP-Guinée) hosted the Conference of West & Central Africa Employers’ Organisations in Conakry on…

IOE-CEOE Global Business Forum on the SDGs - key takeaways, full report and presentations

More than 60 experts from the world of employers’ organisations, government, international institutions, academia and private companies came…

Climate change action and the transition to a low carbon economy: IOE updates

Summary of recent developments and employers' engagement in the context of recent meetings and conferences

Transparency and Sustainable Development Goals: central topics of the XXIX Meeting of Presidents of Ibero-American Business Organizations

Meetings of the Presidents of Ibero-American Business Organizations have been held for many years with the aim of encouraging the exchange of…

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in the Workforce of the Future - outcomes report of the 5th IOE Annual Forum during the ILC out now!

Bolstering partnerships and advocating for business action on SDGs in New York

Change of date alert! Global Business Forum on the SDGs in Madrid now on 1-2 October 2018

Invitation to the Global Business Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals, Madrid, 8-9 October 2018

Uganda Employers welcome IOE members in Kampala for East, Central & Southern Africa EO Conference 2018

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