People and economies thrive when small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are empowered to reach their full potential. SMEs create 75% of all jobs in Latin America, but SMEs are struggling to grow and remain competitive in the global marketplace.
SMEs need better connections to markets, information, and supportive policies. They need support and incentives to access new markets, adopt sustainable practices, and strengthen workers’ rights. Ensuring that SMEs can hire and keep skilled employees is another key part of the equation.