Publications

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

Inclusive banking: Emerging Practices to Advance the Economic Inclusion of LGBTI People
Inclusive banking: Emerging Practices to Advance the Economic Inclusion of LGBTI People

Developed by Ergon for the IFC, this report sets out the business case for supporting LGBTI inclusion in the banking sector, drawing on emerging practices from leading international banks and financial institutions.

Handbook on Effective Grievance Mechanisms
Handbook on Effective Grievance Mechanisms

This Handbook describes a step-by-step approach to building a GM, including key concepts, the business case, common challenges, and practical recommendations, along with five detailed case studies from a variety of sectors.

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, supply chains and investment relationships.

Labour issues for private equity funds in emerging markets
Labour issues for private equity funds in emerging markets

This guidance document, based on direct engagement with several private equity managers and produced as part of the Moving the Market programme, provides tools, checklists and templates to support due diligence on labour issues among portfolio companies.

Inclusive skills for enterprise development in agribusiness
Inclusive skills for enterprise development in agribusiness

This report provides an overview of current policy and private sector experiences of innovation and inclusive skills development for sustainable agribusiness development in five countries: Georgia, Morocco, Serbia, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.

Promoting gender diversity in Jordan - case study
Promoting gender diversity in Jordan - case study

We worked on this case study with IFC and World Bank to showcase how Estarta Solutions, a leading engineering and ICT company in Jordan, has achieved greater gender diversity, including through targeted outreach and recruitment programmes.