The main focus of this report is the links between trade and the social dimension of sustainable development.

The report provides a comprehensive and holistic overview of relevant issues within trade and social sustainability, with a special focus on human rights, labour rights/working conditions and gender equality. The report also maps out trade related instrumentwith the potential to contribute to social sustainability, and it describes how the potential for trade to contribute to social sustainability is dependent on both national preconditions and complementary reforms.

The report was published in Swedish in 2016: Handel och social hållbarhet - en kartläggning och analys