Publications

Some of our reports and articles spanning our work on labour, human rights and gender

Advice on migrant workers and Covid-19
Advice on migrant workers and Covid-19

This Advice note provides guidance to EBRD and IFC clients on how to respond to the particular challenges experienced by migrant workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mapping gender risks and opportunities for investors in Africa and South Asia
Mapping gender risks and opportunities for investors in Africa and South Asia

This briefing maps key gender-related risks in CDC investments with a focus on priority geographies and investment sectors including financial services, infrastructure, manufacturing, food and agriculture.

Returning to the workplace during COVID-19
Returning to the workplace during COVID-19

Practical guidance (produced for CDC) for employers on how to anticipate and manage labour-related issues where operations are resuming after Covid-19. Includes sector-specific issues and challenges.

Games time: respecting human rights in mega-sporting events
Games time: respecting human rights in mega-sporting events

Produced for the Centre for Sport and Human Rights, this report aims to support organisations and authorities involved in the final preparation and delivery of major sporting events to respect human rights.

COVID-19 Guidance for investors on job protection
COVID-19 Guidance for investors on job protection

This guide for financial institutions emphasises the business benefits of protecting workers in investee companies, including business continuity, and steps that investors can take to support businesses and workers.

Interim advice on C-19 for IFC clients
Interim advice on C-19 for IFC clients

This public guidance, produced for IFC clients, focuses on health and safety, job protection, and responsible retrenchment if there is no other alternative, and includes suggested approaches and practical tips for employers to consider in relation to their own workforce and their contractors.