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Hiroshima for Global Peace

SDGs: Goal 8What is SDGs?: Goal8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formally adopted on 25 September 2015 by United Nations General Assembly.

What is each goal of SDGs and our initiatives to achieve the goal?

Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Manac Incorporated

8.1 Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries
8.2 Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
8.4 Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead
8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
8.6 By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
8.7 Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms
8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment
8.9 By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all
8.a Increase Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries
8.b By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

Reference: https://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/70/1&Lang=E

Hiroshima's initiative for SDGs

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Hiroshima Prefecture created a booklet compiled and introduced as a collection of leading examples of SDGs business by local companies in Hiroshima. Hiroshima Prefecture aims to promote the SDGs business through these kind of initiatives.

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Company's initiative

Polyphony Space On.Off

Having one’s own time to be with one’s child

Polyphony Space On.Off

Keishukai Inohara Dental & Rehabilitation Clinic

Multi-Disciplinary Team Supports “Diet” at Dental Clinic

Keishukai Inohara Dental & Rehabilitation Clinic

Manac Incorporated

Specialty Chemicals for Improvement and Development of Society

Manac Incorporated

Builx Inc.

Fusing Welfare and Town Economy through Integrated Building Management

Builx Inc.

Ricoh Japan Corp.

Create Easy-to-Work Environments and Realize Fulfillment of Each Employee

Ricoh Japan Corp.

Higashi Hiroshima Taxi Co., Ltd.

Tax/Bus Business for Community Service

Higashi Hiroshima Taxi Co., Ltd.

Toraya-Honpo Co., Ltd.

Japanese Sweets-Making Experiences for Community Vitalization

Toraya-Honpo Co., Ltd.

Onomichi Omotenashi Co., Ltd.

Aiming to Become a Place Loved by Community People

Onomichi Omotenashi Co., Ltd.

The Hiroshima Bank, Ltd.

Establish the Reliable Hirogin Group with a Strong Relationship with the Community

The Hiroshima Bank, Ltd.

Umwelt Co., Ltd.

Support Development of Safe and Sustainable Cities behind the Scene

Umwelt Co., Ltd.

Imoto Construction Co., Ltd.

Sustainable Society Supported by “Building Regeneration” Technology

Imoto Construction Co., Ltd.

Mirai Kaikei FAMZ Junya Okazaki Tax Attorney Office

To Encourage More Companies to Work on the SDGs

Mirai Kaikei FAMZ Junya Okazaki Tax Attorney Office

What is SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal goals that every countries take action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. SDGs are composed of 17 Goals and 169 Targets and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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