Reports and articles spanning our work on human rights, gender and human rights
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.
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.