Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Economic growth should be a positive force for the whole planet. This is why we must make sure that financial progress creates decent and fulfilling jobs while not harming the environment. We must protect labour rights and once and for all put a stop to modern slavery and child labour. If we promote job creation with expanded access to banking and financial services, we can make sure that everybody gets the benefits of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Goal 8 in action

To ensure decent work and sustainable economic growth, we all have to take action. Get inspired here:

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Icons for Goal 8

Download the primary icon and target icons for Goal 8 in png and vector formats.

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The World's To-Do List

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Join us for Global Goals Week 2021: A message from the founding partners

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Add Your message to Voices for Change

September is a huge month in the Global Goals calendar – it marks the anniversary of the Goals (this year we turn 6!), the start of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and…

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The Targets

Everyone can help to make sure that we meet the Global Goals. Use these twelve targets to create action to ensure decent work and sustainable economic growth.

Get involved

Together we can get decent work and sustainable economic growth for all. Here you can see what you can do to contribute. Find organizations to support, information to share and some useful tips for your everyday life that can really make a difference.