Sustainable Development Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
Sustainable Development Goal 8 is about "decent work and economic growth" and is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which were established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The full title is to: "Foster sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all." Progress towards targets will be measured, monitored and evaluated by 17 indicators.
SDG 8 has twelve targets in total to be achieved by 2030.
8.1: Sustainable economic growth
8.2: Diversify, innovate and upgrade for economic productivity
8.3: Promote policies to support job creation and growing enterprises
8.4: Improve resource efficiency in consumption and production
8.5: Full employment and decent work with equal pay
8.6: Promote youth employment, education and training
8.7: End modern slavery, trafficking, and child labour
8.8: Protect labour rights and promote safe working environments
8.9: Promote beneficial and sustainable tourism
8.10: Universal access to banking, insurance and financial services
8.a: Increase aid for trade support
8.b: Develop a global youth employment strategy