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SDG 9. INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Investments in infrastructure – transport, irrigation, energy and information and communication technology – are crucial to achieving sustainable development and empowering communities in many countries. It has long been recognized that growth in productivity and incomes, and improvements in health and education outcomes require investment in infrastructure.

 

Forests & Innovation and infrastructure

- Timber products store 1 ton of CO2 per 1m3 of wood - (Make it Wood - Planet Ark)

 

PEFC’s contribution to SDG #9

- PEFC’s construction and textile campaigns promote responsible sourcing of wood-based materials -

 

PEFC’s Sustainable Forest Management requirements contributing to SDG #9:

Although PEFC does not directly deliver on the fulfillment of this development goal, PEFC fully supports it.

 

>> More about the SDGs on the UN website