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Volume 250, 20211st Conference on Traditional and Renewable Energy Sources: Perspectives and Paradigms for the 21st Century (TRESP 2021)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Legal Regulation of the Digital Economy and Digital Relations on Energy Markets|
|Published online||09 April 2021|
Small business and its place in promoting sustainable development
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, 49, Leningradsky Prospekt, Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation
2 Togliatti State University, 14, Belorusskaya St., Togliatti, 445667, Russian Federation
3 Volga Region State University of Service, 4, Gagarina str., Togliatti, 445017, Russian Federation
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Sustainable development is becoming a very important issue in the 21st century. Facing global changes such as the global warming, global climate change, as well as other pressing issue, all spheres of economy and social life need to take part in mitigating them and preventing disasters from happening. Our article studies the role of the small business in the above processes and the place of the small business in promoting sustainable development through its actions, public and social awareness and responsibility. We show how even small and medium enterprises can become a decisive power in tackling the climate change and promoting green thinking and sustainable awareness. This can be achieved through enhancing social responsibility of business companies which can greatly contribute to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and promoting sustainable economic growth.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2021
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