The course overall objective is to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of ILS as they relate to company operations and the implications for CSR and sustainability policies and practices geared towards decent work and sustainable development. At the end of the course, participants will:
• be familiar with ILO’s core labour standards (child labour, forced labour, non-discrimination, and freedom of association and collective bargaining), their function and formulation as well as implementation and other relevant ILO tools relevant from a CSR and sustainability perspective;
• be able to analyse international instruments and frameworks on CSR referencing International Labour Standards;
• understand the different roles of governments, the private sector, and employers’ and workers’ organizations could play in the development and implementation of CSR and sustainability policies and practices; be updated on company practices, selected from a variety of geographical, sectoral and operational contexts;
• be able to describe the entire due diligence cycle with specific emphasis on labour rights related issues;
• be able to better advise and serve their institutions, organizations or enterprises in the area of ILS and Decent Work and in their daily operations.