SCORE - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises

Improving productivity, sustainability and job quality in SMEs



The SCORE programme supports practical training and in-factory counselling that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

SCORE Focus On...

  1. Gender Issues

    The business impact of domestic violence and harassment

    A scenario presenting issues and impacts within a garment company.

  2. International Women's Day - 8th March 2016

    Gender Equality in the Workplace

    SCORE contributes to gender equality in SMEs in developing countries

  3. Workplace discrimination in India

    Building better morale boosts company competitiveness

    The ILO SCORE programme builds trust and improves working conditions through dialogue and workplace consultation. Businesses benefit as a result.

SCORE Facts & Figures (as at April 2016)

  • More than 840 SMEs have been trained on SCORE by ILO partner organisations and trainers
  • These SMEs represent a total workforce of over 200,000 workers that have benefited from enterprise improvements
  • More than 6,700 managers and workers have jointly participated in SCORE Training
  • 51% of SCORE Training participants came from the middle to upper management levels, 49% were workers and 30% of participants were women
  • 88% Global average rate of satisfaction with SCORE Training
  • In 2015, SCORE's Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system was audited by an external auditor and found 87% compliant with the DECD standard. For more information see Project Documentation.

SCORE at work around the world

SCORE Countries and Target Sectors
For more details on SCORE in each country please refer to the SCORE Country website links that can be found in the right hand menu of this page.