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    29 January 2020


    How Vodacom is contributing to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    Here is how Vodacom is contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 9.

    The United Nations is transforming the world through its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have already seen how Vodacom contributed to Goal 3 (Good Health and Wellbeing)Goal 4 (Quality Education)Goal 5 (Gender Equality) and Goal 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) in the 2019 financial year. Now let's take a look at what Vodacom is doing to contribute to Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

    Key targets

    Vodacom is committed to the following targets for Goal 9:

    1. To develop quality, reliable infrastructure to support economic development and human wellbeing, and
    2. To significantly increase access to information and communications technology.

    Vodacom's commitment

    Vodacom strives to remove barriers to mobile connectivity, particularly focusing on infrastructure investment, affordability, digital skills, the gender gap and the availability of locally relevant content and services.

    Our highlights of 2019

    Vodacom and UN SDG 9

     Next week, we'll look at Vodacom's role in promoting UN SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

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