Resources for Small and Medium Enterprises

  1. ILO Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work

    29 March 2023

    The Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work Programme was launched by the ILO and the Governments of Norway and Switzerland to address constraints to productivity growth and decent job creation.

  2. Glossary of frequently used terminology

    27 March 2023

    Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work

  3. Building Inclusive Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Nepal: An Analysis of Kathmandu and Pokhara

    15 March 2023

  4. SIYB TOT Workshop in Gaza

    09 March 2023

  5. ILO Director-General launches new project to boost productivity and working conditions in Ghana

    22 February 2023

    The project, funded by Switzerland and Norway, aims to address the country’s main economic challenges in the textiles & garments and shea sectors.

  6. SCORE4Climate: Optimising performance through resource efficiency and circularity

    21 February 2023

    The new ILO SCORE4Climate SCORE Training module provides practical information and tools to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) improve resource efficiency, clean production and circularity, with the ultimate goal of promoting productivity, working conditions and environmental sustainability in SMEs.

  7. SME Productivity and Decent Work Team

    14 February 2023

  8. ILO key resources on productivity and decent work

    09 February 2023

    Increasing productivity is a shared goal of ILO constituents, who view it as a catalyst for creating decent work, inclusive growth and prosperity. Since its inception, the ILO has devoted significant analytical effort towards understanding the relationship between productivity and decent work. This document provides an overview of key ILO resources on these, including flagship reports, Governing Body papers and conference reports, which feature an in-depth discussion on the topic.

  9. Business Day Dialogue on SME resilience in the tourism sector: How to fully realize South Africa’s potential as a tourism destination

    Within the framework of the Resilient and Sustainable Enterprises in Tourism (RESET) project, the Business Day Dialogue explored the pressing challenges to MSME resilience in South Africa’s tourism sector, and the role that business member organizations and public sector can play in promoting resilience.

  10. Gender-sensitive approaches to value chain development: A complementary guide

    06 February 2023