25 Aug '15, 9am

Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promote inclusive economic growth

Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promote inclusive economic growth

This story first appeared on the blog of Corporate Citizenship , a global business consultancy specializing in sustainability and corporate responsibility. Its series of articles about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals is running here . The Millennium Development Goals didn’t specifically call out the need for economic growth and jobs to alleviate poverty. This makes the introduction of Sustainable Development Goal 8 a welcome move. It’s also indicative of the move away from aid towards trade, growth, jobs and the self-sufficiency and dignity of individuals, communities and nations. What’s more, the call for the creation of decent jobs and sustainable economic growth is a clear opportunity for businesses to demonstrate their role in sustainable development. With youth unemployment and mass underemployment in the post-industrialized world, SDG 8 is a clear example of the...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/article/sustainable-development-g...

Tweets

Nike isn't just the biggest sneaker brand, it's...

uk.complex.com 26 Aug '15, 5pm

Nike isn't the biggest sportswear company only because of hyped up releases and high-profile athletes. The company's appro...

@xrockybrux Special Economic Committee: The nee...

rockybru.com.my 27 Aug '15, 1am

set up the National Economic Advisory Council (NEAC) in Jan 1997 as part of the goverment's response to the currency crisi...

Briefs on themes of the 6 Dialogues at September #SustDev Summit now available! #Action2015

Briefs on themes of the 6 Dialogues at Septembe...

Interactive Dialogue 1 - Ending poverty and hunger Interactive dialogue 2 - Tackling inequalities, empowering women and gi...

@UNDESA Global Sustainable Development Report, ...

Global Sustainable Development Report, 2015 edition The 2015 Global Sustainable Development Report was launched in June 20...

rocky's bru: Special Economic Committee: The ne...

rockybru.com.my 27 Aug '15, 1am

set up the National Economic Advisory Council (NEAC) in Jan 1997 as part of the goverment's response to the currency crisi...

European environment - state and outlook: Global megatrends briefing on economic growth: #SOER ht…

European environment - state and outlook: Globa...

eea.europa.eu 30 Aug '15, 9am

Economic output is projected to treble between 2010 and 2050, although growth is expected to decelerate in many countries ...

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to sustainable energy

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access t...

greenbiz.com 18 Aug '15, 8am

This story first appeared on the blog of Corporate Citizenship , a global business consultancy specializing in sustainabil...

"Uncle, one Michael Jackson!" This, and 8 other...

hungrygowhere.com 26 Aug '15, 1am

MILO DINOSAUR | Despite its Jurassic World-esque name, this is not a pre-historic drink. The Milo Dinosaur ($3.90) gives t...

Simplifying and Linking the Sustainable Development Goals

Simplifying and Linking the Sustainable Develop...

csrwire.com 30 Aug '15, 8am

With great challenges comes the opportunity for great action and impact. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals—...

Main Goal for ICANN: Services Getting Improved ...

domainnews.com 24 Aug '15, 8pm

In the continuous process of updating latest technologies available on the market and implementing the newest information,...

Singapore calls early poll, riding birthday wishes as growth slows - Reuters

Singapore calls early poll, riding birthday wis...

reuters.com 25 Aug '15, 8am

SINGAPORE Singapore will hold a general election on Sept. 11, more than a year before a deadline for the next polls, the g...

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient...

greenbiz.com 01 Sep '15, 8am

This story first appeared on the blog of Corporate Citizenship , a global business consultancy specializing in sustainabil...

Structured Data Drives E-Commerce Growth

searchenginewatch.com 26 Aug '15, 12pm

The e-commerce industry is experiencing great shifts due to the evolution of ad units across platforms like Google, Amazon...

Currency volatility upsets Asian growth plans - SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Faced with falling exports and deflation ris...

Currency volatility upsets Asian growth plans -...

reuters.com 26 Aug '15, 3am

SINGAPORE Faced with falling exports and deflation risks, it suited much of Asia to let their currencies drift lower, unti...

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sus...

Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promo...