Topics Sustainable enterprises

Digital wages: Positive impact for women and business

This report evidences HERfinance Digital Wages Programme’s benefits for factories and workers via increased efficiency, financial inclusion, and women’s economic empowerment. It uses two data sources: HERfinance Digital Wages survey data collected from 64 factories through 4,076 baseline surveys and…

Guidance tool for construction companies in the Middle East

This Guidance Tool, developed by the ILO and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), is intended for companies operating in the construction sector in the Middle East and particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Companies can use this practical and…

Assessment of the Wage Protection System in Qatar

This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the strengths and gaps in the Wage Protection System from a number of perspectives, and puts forward actionable recommendations for its improvement.

Garment workers experience with wage digitization in Bangladesh

This report presents the results of research conducted in Bangladesh by Microfinance Opportunities in collaboration with the Social Performance Task Force on the experiences of garment workers whose employers changed from paying them in cash to paying them digitally.

The electronic payroll system in Peru

This video presents the electronic payroll system in Peru, which helps facilitate workers’ registration and transition to formality and contributes to improving the effectiveness of labour inspections.

Prospects of wage digitization in the apparel sector

Wage digitization in the apparel industry is just in its infancy but is quickly gaining traction as more and more owners see the benefits with the model. However, in order for the adoption to increase, there are certain challenges to…

MFS salary disbursement action plan

This action plan explores how ready-made garment factories and mobile financial service providers in Bangladesh can collaborate in digitizing the salary disbursement process for workers.