Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Economic growth should be a positive force for the whole planet. This is why we must make sure that financial progress creates decent and fulfilling jobs while not harming the environment. We must protect labour rights and once and for all put a stop to modern slavery and child labour. If we promote job creation with expanded access to banking and financial services, we can make sure that everybody gets the benefits of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Goal 8  +  SAP

SAP helps the world run better and improve people’s lives, as an enabler and exemplar, across these specific sustainability goals: Circular Economy, Climate Action, Equality for All, Social & Inclusive Entrepreneurship, and Skilled, Healthy, and Inclusive Workforce.

For an individual, access to sustainable and decent work is a human right.

For a society, enabling regenerative economic growth is a survival imperative.

For the world, SAP advances social and inclusive entrepreneurship as the fabric of economic growth, and as the core engine of humanitarian and environmental impact across all of the above sustainability goals.

With humanitarian missions and minority business at their core, social entrepreneurs enable corporates to enact social change and leadership. This is why SAP sponsors Goal 8. We invite you to explore how - with our products, programs, and partners - we inspire early stage innovation and scale mature social enterprises through technology and access to markets.

Case Studies



In Ghana, SAP are improving waste pickers’ lives by enabling them to have mobile access to the average price for different materials


In 2020, BBVA’s Microfinance Foundation supported 2.61 million entrepreneurs in vulnerable situations - 57% of them women


The Walmart Foundation is investing US$25 million over five years to improve farmer livelihoods in India

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