Technology and SDG 8 - Decent Work & Growth
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Technology and SDG 8 – Decent Work, Economic Growth

Introduction and definition of SDG 8:

SDG 8 promotes sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Between 2014 and 2018 average economic growth was around 2%, slowing to 1.3% in 2019 then going in reverse during 2020 due to the pandemic.
This goal contributes to and is supported by several other goals, including gender equality (SDG 5), quality education (SDG 4), no poverty (SDG 1) and zero hunger (SDG2). Innovation, consumption, industry and many others are also linked, one way or another.

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World Environment Day, Desertification – TechWithPurpose Update

SDGs: 2,6,8,13,15
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SDG Innovation, Integrity, Carbon Nanotube Plasters, Fetal Heart Disease

SDGs: 3,8,9,13,14,
In today’s edition of the Tech With Purpose newsletter, there are articles looking at AI to protect waterways and “humanistic AI” to help detect fetal heart conditions, as well as
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Solar AI In Renewable Energy Growth

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,12
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) last year we saw the world’s renewable energy industry grow at its fastest rate since 1999. Seeing solar power and wind farm projects
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GLOMO awards 2021 shortlist – Sustainability Technology In Mobile

SDGs: 1,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,17
Sustainability Technology In the mobile industry The ‘GLOMOS’ are the mobile industry’s annual awards for innovation in the mobile industry. I’ve been honoured to be invited to judge them for a
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AI Energy Collaboration and Innovation

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,17
The worldwide demands on sustainable energy have often created more questions than answers. As net-zero initiatives gather pace, we’re starting to see realistic solutions in the form of AI machine
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The New Literacy: The Code generation

SDGs: 4,5,8,9,10,17
No Moore Law Last year Editor of the MIT review David Rotman heralded a warning that we are not ready for the end of Moore’s Law “It has fuelled prosperity
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Bill Gates, Vertical Farms, IOT, Doing Good Jobs

SDGs: 2,5,8,11,12,13
This week’s selection of Tech With Purpose news includes video interviews with US government climate leaders, Bill Gates and a New Your Times best seller, Tech For Humanity prize winners,
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Artificial Trees, Water Purification, GPS Plastic and VR/AR Tourism.

SDGs: 2,4,6,7,8,11,14,15,16
In this week’s Tech With Purpose news summary: Carbon breathing and oxygen emitting artificial trees, Carlsberg Group and Desolenator making clean water, a new hydrogen facility in Glasgow, New York
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Investors look to AI in Education to raise US Literacy, ClimateTech FOMO

SDGs: 4,8,13,15
Today’s TechWithPurpose news summary picks up on a couple of articles relating to AI in education, in particular one that cites the US post-high-school literacy rate of just 34% (at
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Five 5G start-ups to watch, Ethical AI and Jobs

SDGs: 2,6,8,10,13,16
In this week’s Tech With Purpose technology news we’ve got jobs to protect against automated weapons, new foodstuffs, ethical AI, a handful of social impact start-ups and five 5G start-ups

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Click on each of the goals below to discover articles, insights and interviews related to each of the SDGs.
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