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Sustainable enterprises and jobs – World Employment and Social Outlook 2017

The World Employment and Social Outlook 2017: Sustainable enterprises and jobs provide figures and analysis on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), and especially focus on job creation in SMEs over the last two decades.

It also looks at how investing in workers and innovation in these enterprises while boosting trade and social dialogue can stem rising global unemployment.

Key findings

  1. © AFP China Xtra

    Sluggish SME development hurts jobs and the economy, ILO says

    Investing in workers and innovation, and boosting trade and social dialogue are key to stemming rising global unemployment, the latest edition of the ILO's flagship report shows.

  2. Six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises

    The ILO looks at six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises and have a win-win situation of high competitiveness and decent work.