SDG 9 : INDUSTRY, INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE
GOAL: build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
A functioning and resilient infrastructure is the crucial foundation necessary to facilitate the presence of successful communities.
The Covid-19 pandemic created unprecedented implications to the global economy, with small-scale industries experiencing devastating challenges and disrupting manufacturing and transport industries due to restricted movement of people and goods. Nevertheless, the pandemic provides an opportunity to foster industrialization.
Promoting innovative sustainable technologies, as well as equal and universal access to information and financial markets, not only aids in preventing and/or resolving future challenges, it contributes to achieving prosperous and stable societies globally.
To ensure stable and prosperous societies across the globe by 2030, resilient infrastructure and sustainable industrialization, the 8 target goals are as follows :
Develop sustainable, resilient and inclusive infrastructures
Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization
Increase access to financial services and markets
Upgrade all industries and infrastructures for sustainability
Enhance scientific research and upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors in all countries
Facilitate sustainable infrastructure development for developing countries
Support domestic technology development and industrial diversification
Universal access to information and communications technology