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Editorial from
Bárbara Leão de Carvalho
November 16, 2022
8. Decent work and economic growth

8. Decent work and economic growth

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
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17. Partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
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Impactful Alumni: Meet Bárbara Leão de Carvalho

A woman of multiple skills and initiatives that breathes impact and sustainability. We recorded two videos on different projects that she brought to life; this is one of them - an Impact Investment Fund. Join us and meet her.

A woman of multiple skills and initiatives that breathes impact and sustainability. We recorded two videos on different projects that she brought to life; this is one of them. Join us and meet her.

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