Work and Economy

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Goal 8- Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to encourage sustained economic growth by achieving higher levels of productivity and through technological innovation. Promoting policies that encourage entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labour, slavery and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030.

CSR is nothing but giving back to society: Naveen Soni, Toyota

Education Work and Economy Industry and Innovation Partnerships for the Goals South Asia UK USA Interviews
Naveen Soni, Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), believes that businesses are duty bound to serve the society that brings profit to them. Soni talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:

Impact Conclave seeks to appreciate multi-centricity and non-linearity of development challenges: Swapnil Shekhar, Sambodhi

Work and Economy Terrestrial Ecosystems South Asia Interviews
The Impact Conclave 2016 aims to provide a platform for high level discussions between politicians, bureaucrats, civil society actors and academics from across disciplines to analyse and showcase impact towards informing thought and action within the development ecosystem. The flagship event of the Impact Conclave has been envisioned against the backdrop of the transition from the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)