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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Why June is a big month for the Goals

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Fashion Avengers

Fashion Avengers is a collection of leading fashion industry forces coming together to inspire and accelerate progress towards the United Nations' Global Goals.

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Why Arts and Culture are Important for the Global Goals?

Screenwriter, director and UN SDGs Advocate Richard Curtis recently spoke about culture and sustainable development at the Culture High-level Event convened by the…

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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.