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2030Vision is designed to foster innovation in the design and deployment of technology by delivering independent research, showcasing thought leadership and the role of technology in addressing the Global Goals, and identification of related market opportunities. 

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Harnessing Technology for the Global Goals: A Framework for Corporate Action: The right solutions come when you ask the right questions. In this new guide, the World Economic Forum and PwC share the key questions business leaders must ask to harness tech for the Global Goals.

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Unlocking Technology for the Global Goals: In this report, developed in collaboration with PwC, we showcase the significant opportunity to harness new technologies for the Global Goals. Through analysis of over 300 technology applications, the report explores; 1) the extent to which this opportunity is being realised, 2) the barriers to scaling these applications, and 3) the enabling framework for unlocking this opportunity.

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AI & the sustainable development goals: The state of play: In 2015, 193 countries agreed to the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. Achieving the SDGs is not just a moral imperative, but an economic one.

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2030Vision Full Report: Download the 2030Vision full report. The 2030Vision Full Report, authored by leading think tank SustainAbility, summarizes key opportunities and challenges for digital technology and the Global Goals. With input from technology experts and end users, the report describes the scale of the transformation needed, and the aligned social, environmental and commercial opportunities.

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Tech Bets for an Urban World: This body of work identifies digital technologies that deliver positive social impacts for children and their families in cities, and also grow markets and deliver financial returns for technology companies and investors. It details six big tech bets and provides specific recommendations for start-ups, large tech companies and the public sector.

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Innovating for Children in an urbanizing world: This report was developed by 2030Vision Founding Partner's - Arm and UNICEF - which outlines opportunities for design, technology, and social impact communities to work together in creating technological innovations that improve the lives of vulnerable children in cities. It highlights the urgent need for innovation on behalf of children in the context of a rapidly urbanising planet, and also offers guidance on specific approaches and principles–throu…

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Letter of support from António Guterres: The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, endorses the official launch of 2030Vision with a personal message.

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Did You Know?

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25-40%Potential amount of reduced waste using smart sensors
300mPeople could be fed from food lost in Africa
1/3rdall food is lost or wasted each year

Global hunger has been on the rise since 2014

Hunger and malnutrition are global issues. Even where there is rarely actual scarcity of food, unhealthy diets and lack of access to nutritious food pose significant health challenges. The majority of undernourished people live in developing or conflict-affected countries. Africa and South-East Asia account for the majority of the world’s hungry and stunted children. 60% of malnourished people in the world live in countries affected by conflict.

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+10%Increase in average income with each additional year of school
70%Of under 18s without access to education are from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
263mPeople under 18 globally are without access to education

Only 63% of children worldwide finish secondary school

According to UNESCO, there is a financing gap of $26 billion per year to achieve universal education – this is greatest in developing nations with large youth populations. For example, India’s youth comprises over 50% of its population, but only about 25% are employable after graduation. This is also a business issue as educated workers are better equipped to become productive employees as well as consumers with disposable income.

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90%Of city dwellers breathed air that did not comply with WHO standards
60%Of energy consumption is from cities
70%Of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050

50% of the world's population currently live in cities

Rapid urbanization has brought many challenges including air pollution, an increase in slums and pressure on basic services and infrastructure. Unplanned urban sprawl undermines other factors of sustainable development. For example, with every 10% increase in sprawl, there is nearly a 10% increase in per capita hazardous pollution. The majority of urban centers lack current information on the indicators for Goal 11, and better data is necessary to inform planning decisions.

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90%Of city dwellers breathed air that did not comply with WHO standards
+80%of wastewater generated in developing countries is discharged without treatment into surface water bodies
12m+Deaths per year attributed to unhealthy environments

Technology can help reduce environmental toxicity

Tracking data on environmental health and utilizing digital to build efficient infrastructure can reduce pollutants and reduce the risk of disease.

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41%People in developing markets with mobile broadband subscriptions
1 in 8people worldwide live in poverty
65mPeople displaced in 2016

Empowering Small-Scale Farmers

Improving agricultural productivity of small-scale farms, which produce over 70% of the world’s food, is essential for food security. Mobile and farm management software can provide small-scale farmers with agronomy and market information to improve yields and economic returns.

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