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The Economic and Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees Formal Labor Market Access
Many of the world’s 25 million refugees spend years unable to provide for themselves or contribute to their host economies because they are legally barred from working or owning businesses. Granting refugees formal labor market access unlocks a range of benefits—for refugees, hosts, and global businesses.
Overlap Between Refugees & Major Urban Areas in Developing Countries & Implications for Employment Opportunities & MNC Engagement
Overlap Between Refugees and Major Urban Areas in Developing Countries, and Implications for Employment Opportunities and MNC Engagement
Good Retention, Strong Recruitment
Employers who hire refugees do so because it works for their businesses. Hiring refugees also turns out to lower turnover rates and improve at least one source of future recruitment.
U.S. Employers’ Guide to Hiring Refugees
Companies can show leadership and send an important message by committing to hire refugees. This guidebook, developed in partnership with Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, outlines essential information on the logistics, benefits, challenges and solutions related to refugee recruitment and employment retention in the United States.
Global Businesses and Refugee Crises
Global businesses can make unique, sustainable, and valuable contributions to the refugee response by leveraging core business practices. This report, developed in partnership with the Center for Global Development, identifies three ways for companies to leverage their core business to help refugees.
Step Up: How to Get Refugees Into Work Quickly
Getting refugees into work is a top priority. It fast-tracks their integration into their new communities. This report, developed in conjunction with the Open Political Economy Network, outlines sixteen recommendations for governments, NGOs, and businesses to facilitate refugee employment and highlights best practices and promising new approaches.