Normes environnementales et sociales

Environmental and Social Safeguard 7 (ESS 7) Decent Work

ESS 7 recognizes that promoting decent work and full and productive employment is essential to achieving food security and reducing poverty. ESS 7 follows the International Labour Organization's definition of Decent Work: "productive work for women and men in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity."


  • Promote direct action to foster decent rural employment and the application of international labour standards in the rural economy, including the prevention and elimination of child labour in agriculture.
  • Promote equal opportunity for all, protecting and supporting the disadvantaged and vulnerable.

Read the full ESS 7 here.