The partnership consists of 6 experienced partners: Association of Employers of Slovenia – ZDS (project co-ordinator, Slovenia) closely cooperates with Croatian Employers` Association - HUP (Croatian partner) and Business Confederation of Macedonia - BCM (Macedonian partner) through well-established links and joint projects in the field of economy and social dialogue. As a member of the Adriatic Region Employers’ Centre (AREC) ZDS promotes, in close cooperation with its other members and ILO, the realization of sustainable economic and social development in the countries of the region. ZDS, Bulgarian Industrial Association - Union of the Bulgarian Business - BIA (Bulgarian partner) and HUP cooperate together in the Central and Eastern European Industry and Employers Federations Initiative (CEE Initiative). All employers’ associations are members of the European social partner BUSINESSEUROPE, thus, the voice of national social partners and sectors can be heard and national initiatives presented at European level. EuroCoop, Institute for European Research and Development (Slovenian partner) with a focus on research and dissemination on social issues in Europe, and the University of Wolverhampton Business School – UWBS (UK partner) with a focus on research, knowledge transfer, and economic development, will provide the know-how, transfer good practice and disseminate project results.