The International Labour Organization (ILO) has signed an agreement with the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) to improve OSH practices in ten priority economic sectors. The partnership builds on similar work in Bangladesh’s garment sector
Organisations are facing ever increasing levels of scrutiny regarding their OSH performance. Investors, asset managers, customers and regulators are seeking assurance that businesses are looking after the people who work for them and the communities in which they operate.
From 11 to 13 May, the second Vision Zero summit will open its virtual doors for discussions on the greatest challenges in the world of work. Jeremy Waterfield takes a look at what to expect from the programme of events.
It was recently announced that IOSH and the International Labour Organization (ILO) had come together to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU), which will see the two organisations formally working together on various mutually beneficial projects. We spoke to the ILO’s Joaquim Pintado Nunes and IOSH’s Alan Stevens about how this agreement signifies a new era for global health and safety.
As IOSH launches a new campaign to place social issues – and safety and health in particular – at the heart of corporate sustainability measurement and reporting, we look at the place of human capital in managing businesses that are both profitable and sustainable.