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  1. News

    Indonesian Association of Employers (APINDO) develops Strategy Plan for Membership Reinforcement and Service Provision and Strengthening Institutional Network

    25 September 2023

  2. Event

    The power of small: disability employment in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) provide more than two thirds of jobs worldwide and account for the majority of new employment. There are an estimated 1.3 billion people with disabilities in the world, with most of them being in working age. However, persons with disabilities are unemployed at much higher rates than persons without disabilities. SMEs have the potential to offer employment to persons with disabilities.

  3. Event

    Climbing the career ladder: grooming talent with disabilities

    How can companies support employees with disabilities grow professionally and progress their careers?

  4. News

    Prospects for enhanced cooperation between the ILO and Qatar Chamber

    13 September 2023

    Members of the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities and the Qatar Chamber meet in Qatar to strengthen ties

  5. News

    The Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA) welcomed the government's decision to participate in the Global Accelerator initiative as a pathfinder country

    12 September 2023

  6. Publication

    Bureau for Employers' Activities Newsletter - Ninth edition

    04 August 2023

  7. Digital economy

    Policy issues in the digital platform economy: A guide for employers’ organizations in Southeast Asia

    02 August 2023

    This report reviews some of the major legal and regulatory challenges related to platform work and examines how employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) can shape this framework while expanding their organizations to provide more effective policy advocacy and services for the platform economy. It reviews relevant issues and makes suggestions on potential policy options for which EBMOs could advocate as well as membership strategies and institutional considerations that they could adopt in Southeast Asia.

  8. Social protection

    Social protection systems in ASEAN: A strategy guide for employers

    02 August 2023

    ASEAN Member States have taken steps to expand social protection, especially after the adoption of the 2013 ASEAN Declaration on Strengthening Social Protection. The pandemic pushed ASEAN governments to reassess and often reaffirm commitments to establish social protection and expand existing schemes with renewed vigour. Employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) have a vital role in supporting social protection programmes, especially through funding, and thus should be meaningfully involved in system design and implementation.

  9. Business resilience

    A conceptual framework for building business resilience

    18 July 2023

    The report encompasses a detailed process of building the business resilience (BRI), beginning from identifying the components of business resilience, outlining the challenges of data acquisition, to the application of various methods to synthesize a composite index. It also acknowledges that the current version of the BRI signifies the capacity for resilience rather than the outcome, making this study an essential building block for future research.

  10. Digitalization of Business Organizations

    Technical Note: Uruguay - Chamber of Digital Economy - CEDU

    11 July 2023

    This technical note is part of the collection of notable experiences in the digitisation of business enterprises and employers' organizations (EBMOs) in Latin America, identified in the research process carried out by the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) for the preparation of the 2022 Regional Report "Where are business organizations on the journey towards digitisation, A look at Latin America". These remarkable experiences should inspire other EBMOs in their transition to digitalisation.