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EUROCHAMBRES Cautions Against Disproportionate Burdens on SMEs

2020. december 04.

EUROCHAMBRES

Council conclusions on Human Rights and Decent Work in Global Supply Chains: EUROCHAMBRES cautions against disproportionate burdens on SMEs


Reacting to the Council conclusions on Human Rights and Decent Work in Global Supply Chains published today, EUROCHAMBRES has underlined the importance of avoiding disproportionate requirements on SMEs. emphasising the leading role Europe has in encouraging other developed and emerging economies towards adopting a more responsible corporate management in global value chains. “Europe needs to enable innovative and sustainable businesses to grow. Rebuilding supply chains severely disrupted due to the COVID-19 crisis is an important factor in this and it must be done in a responsible manner”, EUROCHAMBRES President, Christoph Leitl, highlighted. He added: “However, concrete steps are also needed to avoid additional reporting burdens on SMEs”.

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