Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation

Infrastructure is all about easy movement and connectivity. It’s the roads, rails and airports we need to trade goods, supply food to shops and medicines to clinics. It’s the water, electricity and internet that’s crucial to our daily lives.

When it works you barely notice it’s there – when it doesn’t, life gets a lot tougher. Hitting this goal would help developing countries end extreme poverty by boosting trade, from small farmers who could get produce to markets and information on best prices, to African companies who could start trading within the continent as well as overseas.

Investing in technology and innovation would unlock the unlimited knowledge and connective potential of the internet for everyone, and create more jobs in this sector for developing countries.

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Stand as ONE

World leaders have agreed to 17 Global Goals that would mean a better life for all of us. The Goals are a plan to build a world where children don't go to bed hungry, where girls get the same opportunity to thrive as boys, and where people don't die of preventable diseases. It's one of the most incredible to-do lists ever written - but now we need to turn words into action.

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality exist in our world, none of us can truly rest.

Nelson Mandela

Mandela's words represent what it means to be a ONE member and at the birth of these ambitious new goals, we will not rest until they are achieved. Stand with more than 9 million others and in Mandela's honour - pledge to use your voice. We know it has power to change lives and bring about a better world for all of us, as ONE.