Sustainable enterprises

  • In most countries, private enterprises create the most jobs. This is especially true in developing countries, where over 90 percent of jobs are in the private sector. People who have overcome poverty identify “finding a paid job” or “starting a business” as the two most important reasons.

New Findings

  1. Report

    Employment injury insurance in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Legislation, financing and administration review

    27 September 2017

    This report reviews the legislative framework of employment injury in Ethiopia and its gaps against international standards and practice. It also analyses the country's performance of financing employment injury insurance. Finally, the report reviews the structure, some policies, legislation and regulations specific to administration, followed by audits of implementing employment injury insurance.

  2. Report

    Sector Selection in Guyana: Finding Export and Value Add Opportunities in Thin Markets

    18 September 2017

    Guyana’s Ministry of Business’ Strategic Plan 2016-2020 put “to increase value added production and exports through the development of a National Export Strategy and an Enhanced Quality Infrastructure” as one key outcome. Under the Government's request, the ILO has supported to conduct an analysis of Guyana's vegetable and fruit sectors, in order to identify growth and export potential and address the underlying constraints that might hinder productivity enhancement and sector growth.  

  3. Publication 

    Social and Solidarity Economy and the Future of Work

    05 September 2017

    This publication presents the main theoretical arguments and empirical evidence on the features and role of social and solidarity economy (SSE) organizations, specifically on its potential to create and preserve decent work. The publication also underlines the SSE’s capacity to create jobs in emerging sectors, for example in the silver economy, and to contribute to the formalization of the informal economy. Lastly, the policy implications of these various changes, and how they can support the growth and development of SSE in the future of work are addressed.

  4. Newsflash

    Enterprises Newsflash No.11

    The latest issue of Enterprise Department Newsflash is available for viewing and downloading here

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