Putting Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises First: Why SMEs are Crucial in the Responsible Business Conduct Conversation

Laura J. Spence for the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour [i] Judging by the quantity and quality of standards, guidelines and instruments available, the field of responsible business conduct (RBC) has come a very long way in recent decades. [ii] Nevertheless, engagement with the various RBC standards is not universal across business. One noticeably absent group is the …