AROUNDTHEWORLD.COOP | COOPS & SDGs | SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without a just global economy that focuses on quality employment for all. Job stability, social protection and fair income are key components of decent work that contribute to poverty eradication. Cooperatives have a long track record of creating and sustaining decent jobs in every corner of the world. They provide access to fair and stable income, personal development, and social and economic integration for a significant share of the world's population. In fact, employment in the scope of cooperatives concerns around 9.5 per cent of the employed population. Watch the full video to find out additional reasons that make the cooperative movement a key partner to re-build a people-centred and environmentally just post-pandemic world, that leaves no one behind. The video ends with an inspiring quote by Patrick Develtere.