SCORE – Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises

SCORE: Improving productivity, sustainability and job quality in SMEs

Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises
(SCORE) is a practical training and in-factory counselling programme that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The product demonstrates best international practice in the manufacturing and service sectors and helps SMEs to participate in global supply chains. Read More

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SCORE Results

Between 2009 and September 2013, more than 300 SMEs, representing approximately 54,000 workers, participated in SCORE training.
  • More than 2400 managers and workers jointly participated in classroom training
  • 75-80% of SMEs adopted good management practices
  • 70% reported improved workplace relations
  • 40-50% of factories reported cost savings (such as energy savings and reductions in defects)
  • Participants reported 16% less accidents and 3.6% less absenteeism
SMEs of all kinds can benefit from SCORE training – whether they are recent start-ups, established companies struggling to maintain market share, or dynamic firms with big ambitions.

More on SCORE
SCORE Brochure 
SCORE Mid-term Evaluation March 2011
SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises
SCORE Phase I Final Evaluation September 2013

SCORE national websites
SCORE Indonesia


SCORE at work around the world

SCORE Countries and Target Sectors

SCORE 2-Minute Talks

Apprenticeships and Productivity in SMEs

Involving Workers in SME Management

How SMEs can boost Competitiveness

Better Management and Productivity