Decent Work/Social & Labour Standards

What is Decent Work and why is it a key element to achieve fair globalization and poverty reduction?

Decent Work refers to opportunities for work that are productive and deliver a fair income, provides security in the workplace and social protection for families and better prospects for personal development and social integration. It aims to give people the freedom to voice their concerns, organize themselves and participate in the decisions that affect their lives including equality of opportunity and treatment, for all women and men.

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Improving road safety for garment workers in Vietnam

Improving road safety for garment workers in Vietnam

Every year, more than 24,970 people die in traffic accidents in Vietnam. Find out why this also affects the textile sector and how to improve road safety for garment factory workers.


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Pakistani YouTuber jailed for justifying lynching of Sri Lankan

"On December 3 last year, a mob of over 800 men, including supporters of hardline Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), attacked a garment factory in Sialkot district, some 100 km from Laho ...

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Transparency in supply chains (TISC): Assessing and improving the quality of modern slavery statements

"Abstract Transparency lies at the heart of most modern slavery reporting legislation, but while publication of statements is mandatory, conformance with content guidance is voluntary, such that overa ...

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West Takeo factory building lost in fire

"A fire levelled a storage facility of bag factory Outdoor Gear (Cambodia) Co Ltd in western Takeo province on January 21, destroying tonnes of materials. No human casualties were reported. The fire w ...

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Care & Better Factories Cambodia - Guidance Note 2: Grievance Mechanisms in Khmer

This guidance note is intended to support the design of effective grievance mechanisms in response to gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) in the world of work. A grievance mechanism is a predictable and structured way to address and resolve complaints.

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The Asia Garment Hub  | January 10, 2022

Skilled Workers Matter

The business case for addressing absenteeism and turnover in Myanmar’s garment sector

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The Asia Garment Hub  | August 16, 2021

What does the future hold for low-skilled workers? Part 3

Charles Bodwell, Enterprise Development Specialist - East Asia and Pacific at International Labour Organization (ILO), joins Prof. Anant Nyshadham, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Good Business Lab, to discuss the impact of the pandemic on labor intensive industries...

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Arron Goldman  | August 18, 2021

Soft-skills training and vision setting to shape better futures Part 4

Charles Bodwell, Enterprise Development Specialist - East Asia and Pacific at International Labour Organization (ILO), joins Prof. Anant Nyshadham, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Good Business Lab, to discuss the impact of the pandemic on labor intensive industries...

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Arron Goldman  | August 18, 2021

Care & Better Factories Cambodia - Guidance Note 7: Guide to Workplace Training in Khmer

This note is intended to support companies undertaking training of their workforce. The note may support companies in identifying suitable high-quality training to provide in the workplace. The note gives guidance on the following questions: Why do we need specific trainings on...

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The Asia Garment Hub  | January 10, 2022

Care & Better Factories Cambodia - Guidance Note 8: Zero Tolerance in Khmer

Having a zero-tolerance policy in relation to gender based violence and harassment (GBVH), in principle, is a good idea. However, how that policy is expressed and put into operation can have different outcomes and potentially lead to unintended consequences for victims and...

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The Asia Garment Hub  | January 10, 2022

Guidance Note 7: Guide to Workplace Training

This note is intended to support companies undertaking training of their workforce. The note may support companies in identifying suitable high-quality training to provide in the workplace. The note gives guidance on the following questions: Why do we need specific trainings on...

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Arron Goldman  | November 10, 2021

Guidance Note 8: Zero Tolerance

Having a zero-tolerance policy in relation to gender based violence and harassment (GBVH), in principle, is a good idea. However, how that policy is expressed and put into operation can have different outcomes and potentially lead to unintended consequences for victims and...

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Arron Goldman  | November 10, 2021

Industry Events on Decent Work/Social & Labour Standards

Launching Drivers for Change: Introducing TIWW dashboard on wages, purchasing practices and GHG emissions

2022-02-21 19:00:00+07:00 to 2022-02-21 20:00:00+07:00  (7:00 PM — 8:00 PM)  UTC+07


Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference 2022

2022-03-16 00:00:00+07:00 to 2022-03-16 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Kings Place, London, UK



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