Do you want to improve the social sustainability of your company by countering risks in your international value chain? If so, you can apply for a subsidy from the Social Sustainability Fund (SSF).
Subsidy from the SSF can be used, for instance, to improve wages and working conditions, and to combat child labour at your local producers and suppliers.
When do you qualify?
You can apply for an SSF subsidy if:
- Your company has a permanent base in the Netherlands.
- You follow the OECD Due Diligence Guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards.
- You use the subsidy to improve working conditions, provide liveable wages or improve incomes, or aim to combat child labour in 1 or more eligible countries.
View all conditions for the SSF at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland, RVO).
How to apply?
Did you complete the mandatory quick scan and receive a recommendation from RVO? With RVO’s recommendation you can apply for the Social Sustainability Fund to RVO until 18 December 2023, 15:00 hours. You need eHerkenning (level 3+) to apply.