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Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 9 is to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

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More than half of the world's workers are in insecure jobs, often caught in a vicious circle of low-productive occupations with poor pay, and limited access to both education and social insurance. This applies more to women than to men. In addition, over the next 20 years, the global workforce is expected to increase by 800 million people, which means that major efforts will be needed to create new jobs. Promoting macroeconomic stability, a positive investment climate, employment and decent work are important factors for sustainable development.

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Researchers on goal 9

"The fact that your government doesn't support renewables doesn't mean it won´t happen" - Watch interview with Kristina Hojckova, Chalmers, about goal 9 (2018).


Watch interview with Johnn Andersson, Environmental Systems Analysis at Chalmers, on goal 9 (2017).


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Agenda 2030 in West Sweden is a collaboration forum aiming to strengthen the regional partnership between actors in West Sweden with capacity and interest in contributing towards the achievement of the SDGs. Headed by Gothenburg Centre fpr Sustainable Development (GMV), the network focuses on connecting businesses, regional authorities, research organisations and civil society to stimulate cooperation and innovation for sustainable development in West Sweden.
Read more about Agenda 2030 in West Sweden (in Swedish)

The Sustainable Development Solution Network (SDSN) Northern Europe is an action-oriented network focusing on mobilizing Nordic scientific and technological expertise to solve problems and create a more sustainable society. The network links knowledge to action in order for society to achieve the Global goals.
Read more about SDSN Northern Europe

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