When she reached rock bottom, the universe responded to Theresa Carrington. She turned a crisis into a business and is now helping others to exit poverty.
SDG #8-Decent Work and Economic Growth
Sustainable Development Goal 8: Roughly half the world’s population still lives on the equivalent of about US$2 a day. And in too many places, having a job doesn’t guarantee the ability to escape from poverty. Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs that stimulate the economy while not harming the environment. Decent working conditions are also required for the whole working age population.
Unemployment and urban decay are major problems in Baltimore, USA. Humanim turns these challenges into opportunities.
Laurentiu Bunescu’s innovative way to help unemployed local miners in Romania quickly turned into an EU-wide undertaking to provide digital skills and non-formal education.
All over the world, women are the target of sexual and labor exploitation. Cecilia Oebanda-Pacis is fighting for the rights of women and children living in modern slavery.
The informal sector is a huge challenge for the societies of South America. Gonzalo Muñoz argues that we should also see it as an opportunity.
Unpredictable risks and planning uncertainties are barriers to foreign investment in transformation economies. Here are some ideas to change this.