Publications

2015

  1. SCORE Case Study China: OSH improvements in Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd.

    22 April 2015

    A selection of Before and After photos at Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd. a manufacturer of cables and electric wires since 1998, following SCORE Training- Safety and Health at Work: A platform for productivity.

  2. SCORE China Case Study: Chongqing Jianghua work safety and productivity improvement

    21 April 2015

    A factory in China, Chongqing Jianghua Rubber and plastic manufacturing Company Limited was able to make very substantial improvement in the work process that not only boosted productivity but also greatly improved work safety.

  3. SCORE Case Study Indonesia: PT. Indo Veneer Utama delivered OSH Improvements that benefited all

    21 April 2015

    PT. IndoVeneer, a furniture manufacturer in Central Java, implemented SCORE Training module "Safety and Health at Work: A platform for productivity". Under the supervision of Labour Inspectors from Central Java Province, they created a plan to improve the OSH in their factory, beginning by modifying the vacuum used to extract dust from the work environment to optimize its performance.

  4. Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme

    17 February 2015

  5. An impact study of ESAF’s (India) microfinance innovation

    16 February 2015

  6. ESAF Impact Assessment India

    16 February 2015

2014

  1. Enhancing access to finance

    19 November 2014

    The ILO approach to enhancing finance for small enterprises focuses on building the capacity on both the demand and the supply side (see Figure 1). Financial service providers (FSPs) are strengthened to be able to provide relevant products, and entrepreneurs are capacitated to use those services most effectively. In collaboration with the ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin, the ILO delivers much of the content by training local trainers, which facilitates significant outreach.

  2. Sustainable Enterprises - creating more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    Developing sustainable enterprises: the ILO approach

  3. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Tourism Sector

    10 September 2014

  4. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Garment Sector

    10 September 2014

  5. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's)

    10 September 2014

    How SCORE Training can enhance business performance for SME's

  6. SCORE Project Brochure

    10 September 2014

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises

2013

  1. Can better working conditions improve the performance of SMEs? :An international literature review

    23 October 2013

    This study reviews the literature on the link between working conditions, safety and health, skills development and productivity in SMEs, revealing evidence of an association between good workplace practices and various types of positive enterprise-level outcomes, including reduced employee turnover and improved profitability.

  2. SCORE Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises: PHASE I FINAL REPORT 2013

    21 October 2013

  3. Stakeholder Process Facilitator's Guide - Acting in an intercultural context

    11 June 2013

    The ILO has developed the SCORE programme that supports small and medium sized enterprise to grow and create more and better jobs by improving their competitiveness through better quality, productivity and workplace practices. Within the programme, a particular focus has been put on collaboration and communication of enterprises with their internal stakeholders. With this publication the focus will be broadened by bringing to attention the relationships of enterprises with their external stakeholders as well as the relationships among the external stakeholders themselves.

  4. Inter-Agency Workshop on Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy: Assessing Policies and Practices

    15 March 2013

    Many countries are becoming interested in investment and development strategies that stimulate growth in the green economy, whilst simultaneously creating jobs and enhancing social inclusion. Refl ecting this growing trend, the Rio+20 Outcome Document called for sharing and comparing successful experiences. Th is would help distilling good practices and start consolidating a menu of policy options, strategies and tools and to facilitate the integration of relevant approaches into national economic and employment policies.

2012

  1. Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy

    12 June 2012

    This joint ILO/UNEP study shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can also create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. It also demonstrates that employment and social inclusion must be an integral part of any sustainable development strategy.

  2. Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy - Summary

    31 May 2012

    This joint ILO/UNEP study shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can also create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. It also demonstrates that employment and social inclusion must be an integral part of any sustainable development strategy.

  3. Case Study - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises SCORE in Indonesia

    06 February 2012

    Managing Growth through Workplace Cooperation – the case of PT Laksana

  4. Case Study - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises SCORE in South Africa’s Tourism Sector - Enhancing guest experience

    06 February 2012

    Enhancing guest experience: Gaining customer feedback and using results