Integrating Rights In Value Chain & Local Development Tim De Meyer Bangkok, 23 June 2010. “For the ILO, enterprise development is not just a matter of market forces unleashed, it is fundamentally about creating decent jobs”
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Value Chain & Local Development
Tim De Meyer
Bangkok, 23 June 2010
“For the ILO, enterprise development is not just a matter of market forces unleashed, it is fundamentally about creating decent jobs”
(Employment Policies for Social Justice and a Fair Globalization, Recurrent Item Report on Employment, ILC 2010, 94)
“The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit”
“What does labor [trade unions] want? We want more school houses and less jails. More books and less guns. More learning and less vice. More leisure and less greed. More justice and less revenge. We want more ... opportunities to cultivate our better natures.”
(Samuel Gompers, founding trade union leader of the ILO, pioneer of collective bargaining)
Economic, social and political situation which delivers to all people a fair reward for the wealth they directly or indirectly help to generate
Globalization has enormous potential for economic growth, employment creation and innovation ...
... but also for unfair outcomes in the form of income inequality, poverty, growth of unprotected work and informal economy
Simultaneous action to ensure that