Some of our reports and articles spanning our work on labour, human rights and gender
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
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.
Human Rights in Malaysia’s Manufacturing Sector
Manufacturing in Malaysia has a variety of human rights impacts. This report rates key risks and issues for workers in relation to labour standards, and was compiled for ETI as part of its Access to Remedy Programme.
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
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.