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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.

World business community launches IOE Manifesto

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

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.

New document: Economic advocacy for SMEs to tackle Covid-19 crisis

IOE has published a report examining national efforts and regional bank initiatives to support SMEs during this period of unprecedented economic…

Build back better: ILO virtual social dialogue on Covid-19

Employer, worker and government representatives gathered at the largest ever online summit organised by the ILO to address the economic and…

IOE Annual Report 2019-2020: Voice of business in times of crisis

IOE’s Annual Report 2019-2020 is now available online in 3 languages.

Detailed Programme of ILO Global Summit Events this Week

Full schedule of events on 7,8 and 9 July for the ILO Global Summit on Covid-19 and the world of work

Register now for GFMD Asia/Middle East consultations

Join the GFMD Asia/Middle East regional consultations in July 2020.

Register now for GFMD/OECD consultations on the future of labour mobility

Join the GFMD/OECD consultations in July and help advance the policy agenda on labour migration.

Covid-19 in Africa: Strengthening regional cooperation for an effective return to work

Join this upcoming digital conference co-organised by IOE, the Federation of West African Employers' Association and the Union of Central…

Climate Change Action in a Post-Covid-19 Landscape

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

Digital conference on economic advocacy for SMEs to tackle the Covid-19 crisis

Sign up for the upcoming IOE digital conference on 25 June 14:00 – 15:30 (CET) on SME resilience.

What the pandemic has taught us about labour productivity

Following World Productivity Day on 20 June, Professor Mthunzi Mdwaba, IOE Vice President to the International Labour Organisation and…

Upcoming ILO Global Summit

Information for IOE Members on ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work from 1-9 July 2020

Register now for GFMD Asia/Pacific consultations

Join the GFMD Asia/Pacific regional consultations in June.

The ISO initiative on social responsibility will harm not help

IOE views better implementation of existing human and labour rights rather than creating parallel ones as the most effective manner to…

New IOE paper on economic advocacy and business sustainability

Insights and analysis on current measures and their implications for companies.

Register now for GFMD Latin America consultations

Join the GFMD Latin America regional consultations in June.

IOE and WEC partner on a new industrial relations and labour law newsletter

IOE and WEC launch a joint monthly newsletter offering in-depth coverage of the latest developments in industrial relations and labour law.

Digital Conference: Productive Reactivation with Decent Work

Event organized by the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (in Spanish)

New External Advisor for Africa

Amadou Sako will focus his efforts on expanding IOE’s activities in Africa.

OUT NOW! IOE’s Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

Read all about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.

Tell us how the Covid-19 crisis has impacted your employer organisation

Take part in IOE and ILO-ACT/EMP joint survey of employer and business organisations before 2 June 2020

IOE and WHO strengthen collaboration on Covid-19 response

IOE resources spotlighted in the WHO’s keynote brochure for the private sector.

GFMD regional consultations get underway starting in Africa

The first GFMD regional consultation have started with the first one taking place in Africa.

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