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SDG # 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation.

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investing in infrastructure could mean more job opportunities.

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Meet Sustainable Development Goal 9

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation.

Why this cause needs your support

Investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. With over half the world population now living in cities, mass transport and renewable energy are becoming ever more important, as are the growth of new industries and information and communication technologies.

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2.3 million

The renewable energy sectors currently employ more than 2.3 million people; the number could reach 20 million by 2030.

The goal of this fund is to improve infrastructure, industrialization, and innovation.

To accomplish this goal, this Fund is supporting the following strategies

Investing in Infrastructure

The renewable energy sectors are expected to employ more than 20 million people by 2030. Investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. With over half the world population now living in cities, mass transport and renewable energy are becoming ever more important, as are the growth of new industries and information and communication technologies.

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EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans. We aim to leverage the democratizing power of the Internet to provide opportunity to all Americans – regardless of age, race, geography, income, or education level.

MCE Social Capital is a nonprofit impact investing firm that uses a pioneering loan guarantee model to generate economic opportunities for women and families in underserved communities throughout the developing world. Powered by its innovative Guarantor model, and with a special commitment to empowering women, MCE Social Capital (MCE) makes loans to organizations helping people living in poverty improve their lives.

The goal of the TED Foundation is to foster the spread of great ideas. It aims to provide a platform for thinkers, visionaries and teachers, so that people around the globe can gain a better understanding of the biggest issues faced by the world, and feed a desire to help create a better future. Core to this goal is a belief that there is no greater force for changing the world than a powerful idea. TED Foundation has turned its focus to the impact possible through TED itself and has been seeking ways to allow the extraordinary passion and inspiration created every year at our conferences to effect beneficial change in the world. Everyone who buys a pass to attend a TED conference is helping share free TED Talks video with the world, as well as supporting the TEDx program, free TED Fellowships, TED-Ed video lessons and more great stuff that is shared with the world for free.

Global Communities is a global development organization committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. Global Communities believes that the people who understand their needs best are the people of the community itself. The mission then is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Meet your Fund manager: an expert in this cause area

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. The 17 SDGs are interconnected and integrated, and reaching these goals requires balancing...

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