Information for SME

The Swiss Federal Council expects all Swiss companies to duly fulfil their responsibility regarding human rights, irrespective of their size, activity or industry. Given the potential limited resources in personal and expertise of SMEs, assessing and managing the risks of human rights abuses can be a significant challenge and a heavy load. Below, we indicate to what extent the matter concerns SMEs, which human rights are potentially compromised by certain economic activities and which tools are at their disposal.