GOAL 9 TARGETS

Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2020

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Support domestic technology development, research and innovation in developing countries, including by ensuring a conducive policy environment for, inter alia, industrial diversification and value addition to commodities

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Facilitate sustainable and resilient infrastructure development in developing countries through enhanced financial, technological and technical support to African countries, least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States 18

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Enhance scientific research, upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors in all countries, in particular developing countries, including, by 2030, encouraging innovation and substantially increasing the number of research and development workers per 1 million people and public and private research and development spending

GOAL 9 TARGETS

By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Increase the access of small-scale industrial and other enterprises, in particular in developing countries, to financial services, including affordable credit, and their integration into value chains and markets

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries

GOAL 9 TARGETS

Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Singtel aims to reach half a million students, parents, educators in Singapore and Australia through their digital citizenship and outreach programmes.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Virgin Media is committed to expand ultrafast broadband to 4million more premises without increasing its carbon footprint.

COMPANY GOAL

Autodesk aims to power their business and growing cloud services with 100% renewable electricity by 2020

COMPANY GOAL

Enel, through the ENabling ELectricity program is dedicated to fight energy poverty and aims at benefitting additional 3 million people by 2020.

FACTS & FIGURES

Inadequate infrastructure leads to a lack of access to markets, jobs, information and training.

FACTS & FIGURES

The global annual investment required for all infrastructure projects in the period between 2010 and 2030 will be about $1.8 trillion.

FACTS & FIGURES

Switzerland was crowned the most innovative country in 2016 because of its ability to turn innovative thinking into lucrative projects.

FACTS & FIGURES

Despite the Nigerian economy growing on average of 6% annually over the last 5 years, 50% of the population still has no access to electricity

FACTS & FIGURES

Increases in infrastructure spending would significantly boost economic activity and employment.

FACTS & FIGURES

1-1.5 billion people do not have access to reliable phone services

FACTS & FIGURES

About 2.6 billion people in the developing world are facing difficulties in accessing electricity full time

FACTS & FIGURES

Quality infrastructure is positively related to the achievement of social, economic and political goals

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"Investment in infrastructure is a long-term requirement for growth and a long-term factor that will make growth sustainable"

- Chanda Kochhar -

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"If you cant do it better, why do it?"

- Herbert H. Dow, founder of Dow Chemical -

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"In Nigeria, financial services, telecoms, and entertainment have driven growth more than oil. "

- Oscar N Onyema -

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"Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time."

- Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft -

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"Innovation is an inexhaustible engine for economic development"

- Li Keqiang -

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"Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time."

- Bill Gates -

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"Advancements in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. "

- Christopher Bond -

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22-24 NOVEMBER 2016

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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