Some of our reports and articles spanning our work on labour, human rights and gender
Decent work and development finance institutions
On behalf a group of European development finance institutions (EDFIs), this Ergon report looks at how they can and do contribute to decent work and job quality, including case studies in Kenya, Uganda and Bangladesh.
Good practice note on managing modern slavery risks
Ergon wrote this Good Practice Note (with Cindy Berman from ETI), on behalf of a group of DFIs and the UK DFID. It provides practical advice, guidance and case studies for the private sector and investors.
Modern slavery: challenges and practical considerations for German businesses
Report for the German Global Compact Network, authored by Ergon, with analysis and case studies on the implications of modern slavery and labour exploitation.
Modern slavery reporting: is there evidence of progress?
This report analyses modern slavery statements for evidence of new approaches and is supplemented with interviews with leading companies to assess if reporting is driving change within businesses.
Human rights assessment for winning 2026 FIFA World Cup bid
We compiled the independent assessment of potential human rights issues in Mexico, the USA and Canada as part of the three country bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
Child labour in the primary production of sugarcane
This sector study produced for the ILO looks at the scale and prevalence of decent work deficits in the sugar cane industry, with a special focus on child labour.