01 Sep '15, 8am

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure

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 . Infrastructure is the foundation of modern-day civilization. We ultimately rely upon infrastructure to provide us with access to the resources needed to exist at this scale and density on our planet. Yet there exists a stark funding gap — there is currently a $1 trillion global shortfall on basic infrastructure investment worldwide as compared to what’s needed. This seriously threatens our future prosperity and development. Sustainable Development Goal No. 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation, can help to overcome this. Infrastructure has two dimensions — the physica...

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