GOAL 8 TARGETS

By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Increase Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all

GOAL 8 TARGETS

By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms

GOAL 8 TARGETS

By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

GOAL 8 TARGETS

By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors

GOAL 8 TARGETS

Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries

COMPANY GOAL

The Hershey Company is committed to achieve 100% Certified and Sustainable Cocoa in all their chocolate products worldwide by 2020

COMPANY GOAL

By 2025, Barry Callebaut is committed to have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of their products

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Unilever is committed to advance human rights across their operations and extended supply chain

COMPANY GOAL

Facebook aims to provide universal internet access by 2020 to alleviate poverty.

COMPANY GOAL

Syngenta aims to integrate the Fair Labor Program into their seed supply chain and achieve a target of 100% by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, L’oreal Group is committed to enable 100,000 people from underprivileged communities, access to work.

COMPANY GOAL

Syngenta aims to empower 20 million smallholders and enable them to increase their productivity by 50% by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

In India, Google is committed to help 20 Million SMEs establish an online presence to increase their revenues by 2017.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Bata aims to train and employ 5,000 women at the bottom of the pyramid in rural Bangladesh.

COMPANY GOAL

MasterCard is committed to connecting 500 million previously excluded people to the formal economy by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

Anglo American aims to create 25,000 new jobs by 2017 and help alleviate poverty in the mining community.

FACTS & FIGURES

Female entrepreneurs predict growth in their workforce of 10.9% in the next year, compared to 8.3% among male entrepreneurs.

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Only 40% of youth who enter the job market within the next decade will be able to get jobs that currently exist.

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Women in the USA earn on average 79% for every $1 that men earn and see the gender pay gap as their primary workplace concern.

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Developing countries hold 40% of world’s population, but receive only 3% of the world’s income from trade

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At 39.4 million, East Asia accounts for one in every four jobless people throughout the developing world.

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One-third of the world’s 1.8 billion young people are not in employment, education or training

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43% of people in the world’s poorest countries live on less than US $1.25 a day.

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470 million jobs are needed globally for new entrants to the labour market between 2016 and 2030.

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Trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation accounts for 58% of all trafficking cases

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There were 168 million child labourers worldwide in 2012, more than 10 times the number of Disneyland visitors the same year.

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"Ever since the Industrial Revolution, investments in science and technology have proved to be reliable engines of economic growth."

- Neil de Grasse Tyson -

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"Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort."

- Paul J Meyer -

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"Economic growth without investment in human development is unsustainable – and unethical."

- Amartya Sen -

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"Economic growth doesn't mean anything if it leaves people out"

- Jack Kemp, American Politician -

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"Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things."

- Peter Drucker -

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"Youth are more than victims of economic downturn – they can be agents of change."

- Ban Ki-Moon -

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"We need a reset in the way the economy grows."

- Christina Lagarde, former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund -

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22-24 NOVEMBER 2016

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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