Reference quotesThe basis for this (ISO 26000) SME handbook was created in 2012 in The Netherlands with the multi stakeholder participation of: The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Royal Association SME Netherlands (MKB-Nederland), CSR Netherlands (MVO Nederland), FNV Labour Union and ISO National Standards Body NEN.
"ISO 26000 gives substance to the ISO and NEN philosophy of ‘Standards making the world a better place'"
Former General Director, NEN (ISO Netherlands), Piet-Hein Daverveldt
"It is important that SMEs get practical tools, like this step-by-step plan"
Former Chairman ISO 26000 Working Group and PPO-SAG, Jorge Cajazeira
"Sustainability is no longer a side issue, but pure strategy"
Business woman 2012 and Director, Zuidweg Partners, Jacqueline Zuidweg