Times are tough – how can SMEs engage?

While smaller businesses rarely have the same access to resources as larger organisations, there are many ways to can engage in responsible and sustainable business. As the European Commission has pointed out, “a large proportion of SMEs have always done things that could today be called ‘corporate social responsibility’, even if they do not know or use the term themselves”.

By taking simple, low-cost steps, SMEs can create additional value based on what they already do. For those looking to improve, we’ve compiled a selection of the best free online tools and tips to help you get started, along with a database of best practice to inspire you to take action.