The International Labor Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor and transmigration conduct a seminar on Sustainability through Comperatitive and Responsible Enterprise (SCORE) which is designed to help small business (UKM) in Indonesia in promoting quality and productivity, uplifting working conditions, and minimizing environmental footprints and strengthening working relationship between employer and employee. The program is also designed to assist companies in strengthening competitiveness at the global market, which would eventually create employment opportunities.
Indonesia was among the selected nations beside India, China, South Africa, Ghana, Vietnam and Columbia to implement the SCORE program considering that 65% of Indonesia workers are working in small business (UKM).
Score was intended to analyze advancements in the implementation of cooperation in working environment in pilot project companies and to allow those companies to share test practices, to learn lessons and face challenges in cooperation development in working environment more effectively in future.
The seminar was also aimed at giving recommendations on the successful cooperation in working Environment which would eventually jack up productivity, foster managerial collaborations and strengthening competitiveness.
The program which is financed by the Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO) focused on five small business companies with 50 to 200 workers as pilot project. The five companies PT. Tjokro Bersaudara, PT Trijaya Teknik, PT LestariDini Tunggal, PT Inprantama and PT. Tresna Inovono.
On observation visit to a series of training discovered that the companies feel they are having up lifted productivity, better working condition, and improved communication between management workers. The companies noticed less repeated work and product projects.