Publications

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

Ergon's human rights due diligence services
Ergon's human rights due diligence services

Find out what we can do for your organisation in relation to understanding human rights risks, identifying where these are highest, and building action plans to reduce and prevent negative impacts in operations and supply chains

Decent work and development finance institutions
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
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
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?
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
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.