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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How To Find Staff, The Great Resignation (Part I)

SDGs: 5,8,10
Just a moment, What is the “Great Resignation”?The Great Resignation is a pandemic-fuelled phenomena, where workers voluntarily quite their jobs in record numbers. However, this trend actually started before the pandemic kicked
How To Find Staff, The Great Resignation (Part II) - Finding Skilled Staff

How To Find Staff, The Great Resignation (Part II)

SDGs: 5,8,10
During the Great ResignationFinding Skilled Staff, How Tech Can HelpThis is the second part in a series of posts looking at the impact of COVID on the Great Resignation, how
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CleanTech Startups, Innovation In Switzerland

SDGs: 7,8,9,12,13,17
Switzerland is creating itself a leadership position in CleanTech Startups and technology. In this interview I learn about some of the tools the country has to support these companies.
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The Role of Tech in Achieving the SDGs

SDGs: 3,7,8,9,11,12,13
In this novel panel discussion format, I ask 3 purpose-driven tech leaders to answer 3 questions on the role of tech in achieving the SDGs.
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Building a Sustainable Business

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,12,13
In this interview I speak with Tom Greenwood, MD of Wholegrain Digital, about his journey towards building a sustainable business and BCorp certification.
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Positive Social Impact With 5G

SDGs: 1,5,7,8,9,13,17
Technology With Purpose Leader Interviews: Driving Social Impact Through Telecoms, 5GSustainable assets, ESG funds, under management over the last two years have grown by around 96%. I think Europe is leading
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Good Work for Creative Talent, Post Pandemic

SDGs: 8,9,10
Just a moment, What is the future of the creative economy?I recently caught sight of an article from UNESCO talking about the impact of Covid on the creative sector, and was frankly
Will the future of transport usher in other sustainable tech? - future of transport

Will the future of transport usher in other sustainable tech?

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,12,17
Just a moment, What is the future of transport?I’m often asked to speak at company events about future technologies, sustainability and what the future looks like. Today I was honoured to
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Already making a positive impact

SDGs: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16
Now, that’s a lot of SDGs! 👆Well, this is why… Last week I launched the new “Choose Your Impact” feature on the website. This exciting new feature allows anyone to
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Sustainability, Greenwashing and other News

SDGs: 2,3,4,7,8,11,12,13,17
Looking at how big companies with a troubled past need to address sustainability without greenwashing. Plus other TechWithPurpose news

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