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Read about IOE’s history

A brief journey through IOE’s history is now live on in English, French and Spanish.

IOE and BWI joint statement on strengthening social protection for the world’s migrant workers

On International Migrants Day, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) published…

Human rights need to be at the forefront of building back better

On Human Rights Day, IOE urges the international community to ensure that human rights are a key part of building back better from Covid-19. …

Join B20 Employment and Education Task Force

Join the Italian B20 Employment and Education Task Force – Deadline 11 December 2020

IOE NY Office latest developments

Brief overview of IOE NY activities together with highlights of opportunities for member engagement.

WOMENpreneurs: from Start-ups to Stars

International Organisation of Employers, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and the UN Global Compact are co-organising a digital conference on 8…

Join ILO talent community

Staff from employer organisations and IOE partner companies are encouraged to consider a career at the ILO.

Getting the world back to work: What is expected from the Italian G20?

IOE examines the issues facing the Italian G20 Presidency to successfully build back better.

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

18 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

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.

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