The SDG 9 Forecast
Valuer has compiled this report on how businesses can align with Sustainable Goal 9. SDG 9 is primarily focused on building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization all while fostering innovation.
Identifying New Business Models and Technologies within SDG 9
Innovation and technological progress are key to finding lasting solutions to both economic and environmental challenges, such as increased resource and energy-efficiency. Globally, investment in research and development (R&D) as a proportion of GDP increased from 1.5% in 2000 to 1.7% in 2015 and remained almost unchanged in 2017, but was only less than 1% in developing regions.
Aligning businesses with SDG 9 by collaborating with startups
Focusing on the specific areas in the report will allow for a dynamic and competitive economic force that will create jobs and increase income leading to a better quality of life. This report serves as a motivation for businesses by stressing the importance of collaborating with startups and small businesses to achieve SDG 9 and one that is backed by data from our AI platform.
This report provides advice for corporations to align their business to SDG 9 by embracing both sustainable innovation and industry while at the same time, making it a core tenant of their company's portfolio. Sustainable industrialization means a "knowledge-based economy" built on innovation that benefits society and at the same time, respects the environment.
How business models can adapt by developing innovation and future-proofing their infrastructure
There are major benefits for organizations that align with SDG 9. This includes new business models and practices that are refined to meet the demands of the modern and technological age we currently live in. Aligning with SDG 9 further strengthens economic competitiveness, improved market opportunities, and lastly, a future-proof infrastructure network. Many large companies are already embracing innovative SDG 9 solutions, including DuPont, by implementing sustainable industrialization practices. Read the full report to see how you can align your business with SDG 9.
How Valuer applies its technology
In this edition of our report, find out how Valuer’s online platform uses AI to help large companies find SDG-related startups and technologies that match their unique needs. Lead innovation thinkers from across various industries express how our technology worked for their business.