SDG Intro

Goal 8: Decent work & economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Globally, labour productivity has increased and the unemployment rate has decreased. However, more progress is needed to increase employment opportunities, especially for young people, reduce informal employment and labour market inequality (particularly in terms of the gender pay gap), promote safe and secure working environments, and improve access to financial services to ensure sustained and inclusive economic growth.

RELATED CONTENT

View related content produced by organisations and individuals

Opportunity

Innovation

North-West University

This novel system allows for digital monitoring of payloads on heavy vehicles and avoids repetitive, physical weighing of the vehicle to check overloading status. This is achieved by digitally linking...

North-West University

The invention relates to a novel process of partial oxidation of un-agglomerated chromite ore in ferrochrome production processes.

The process includes the steps of:

  1. providing a source of un...
North-West University

The North-West University has developed a universal, remote and digital interpretation system for PCR results that allows for point of care diagnosis. A difficulty in times of pandemic, for example...

North-West University

This invention relates to the use of free L-proline in the preparation of a supplement, and to a supplement so prepared, as well as a method using such a supplement for supplementing the concentration...

Propella Business Incubator

Reseller-Solutions is a web-application that helps resellers, who want to generate quotes and deliver goods, by reducing the vulnerability of changing prices and providing them with a live feed system...

Support services

Funding Connection (Pty) Ltd

Do you need funding to start up or expand your business?

You will need an expert business plan, guidance on your business model and assistance with the submission of your funding application. You...

Bateman Watling & Associates

IHS Markit has the deepest source of information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive the global economies. Our analytics and experts reveal inter-dependencies...

Technology Innovation Agency

The Technology Stations Programme (TSP) was established to enable Universities of Technology (UoT) to provide technology development services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The Technology...