The objective of the project is to upgrade the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) from the electrical and electronics industry in Mexico by supporting them achieve product- and process compliance as well as work safety through adoption of best practices.
General objectives are:
>> To assist the SMEs in adopting Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to improve their environmental and social performance; and
>> To support the SMEs create shared value (CSV) by helping them leverage their strengths to add value to their existing business.
Specific objectives are:
>> To create awareness on better practices among the industry experts, government agencies, NGOs, and industry associations;
>> To train SMEs to adopt standards like ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, SA 8001 and ROHS, REACH, and WEEE to upgrade their EHS processes; and
>> To develop e-learning kits and distribute to stakeholders to further establish the project.