SMEunited - Crafts & SMEs in Europe

SMEunited - Crafts & SMEs in Europe
Rue Jacques de Lalaing 4
B-1040 Brussels

SMEunited - formerly known as UAPME - is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. SMEunited is a recognised European Social Partner. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan organisation. As the European SME umbrella organisation, SMEunited incorporates 67 member organisations from 34 countries consisting of national cross-sectorial SME federations, European branch federations and other associate members, which support the SME family. SMEunited represents about 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe. One of the main areas of SMEunited's activity is sustainability, including resource efficiency. In this field SMEunited informs its members about the developments at EU level and strives to ensure that the EU policy and legislation are suitable to SMEs and allow them a smooth transition from the linear to the circular economy.

Support services:
Best practices, Consultancy/one to one consultations, Energy and material audit, Guides, handbooks, information material, Support in obtaining Environmental Certification and labelling scheme, Training
Resource expertise:
Energy, Materials, Water, Waste
Sectoral expertise:
All manufacturing industries, All sectors