Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Industries, Innovation & Infrastructure

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

Manufacturing is an important driver of economic development and employment. At the current time, however, manufacturing value added per capita is only US$100 in the least developed countries compared to over US$4,500 in Europe and Northern America. Another important factor to consider is the emission of Carbon Dioxide during manufacturing processes. Emissions have decreased over the past decade in many countries but the pace of decline has not been even around the world.

Technological progress is the foundation of efforts to achieve environmental objectives, such as increased resource and energy-efficiency. Without technology and innovation, industrialization will not happen, and without industrialization, development will not happen. There needs to be more investments in high-tech products that dominate the manufacturing productions to increase efficiency and a focus on mobile cellular services that increase connections between people.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II

Association des constructeurs pour la réhabilitation et l'optimalisation de la terre

ACROTERRE 1985 Grenoble France N

Association des Gestionnaires et Partenaires Africains de la Route

AGEPAR 1995 Cotonou Benin D

Association des Industries des Cidres et Vins de Fruits de l'UE

AICV 1961 Brussels E t

Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles

APRAM 1978 Paris France G

Association DIOGENIS - Initiative for Drug Policy Dialogue in South East Europe

Association DIOGENIS 2015 Athens Greece G

Association européen art éducation - nouvelles technologies

ARENOTECH 1996 Paris France F

Association européenne de transfert embryonnaire

AETE Paris France D

Association européenne des cheminots

AEC 1961 Avèze France D v

Association Européenne des Concessionnaires d'Autoroutes et d'Ouvrages à Péage

ASECAP 1973 Brussels Belgium F

Association européenne des formateurs du transport

EuroTra 1990 Brussels Belgium D

Association européenne pour la coordination de la représentation des consommateurs pour la normalisation

ANEC 1995 Brussels Belgium D y

Association for Aid and Relief - Japan

AAR 1979 Tokyo Japan G

Association for Computational Linguistics

ACL 1967 Stroudsburg PA USA F

Association for Conferences and Events

ACE International 1971 St Ives UK N

Association for Constraint Programming

ACP 2005 Storrs CT USA C v

Association for Cooperation on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction in the Mediterranean

SD-MED Association 2004 Athens Greece D

Association for Engineering Education in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

AEESEAP 1973 Beijing China D

Association for European Inland Navigation and Waterways

1877 Duisburg Germany G

Association for European Transport

AET 1998 Newbury D

Association for Industrial Archeology

AIA 1973 Leicester UK N t

Association for Information Science and Technology

ASIS and T 1937 Silver Spring MD USA G

Association for International Cooperation and Research in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures

ASCCS Bradford UK D

Association for Iron and Steel Technology

AIST 2004 Warrendale PA USA N

Association for Laboratory Phonology

labphon C

Association for Plant Breeding for the Benefit of Society

APBREBES 2009 Lausanne Switzerland C y

Association for Preservation Technology International

APT International 1968 Springfield IL USA G

Association for Progressive Communications

APC 1990 Melville South Africa F y

Association for Safe International Road Travel

ASIRT 1995 Potomac MD USA G

Association for Technology Implementation in Europe

TAFTIE Heukelum Netherlands D

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

AAAI 1979 Palo Alto CA USA G

Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

AAATE 1995 Linz D

Association for the Protection of Industrial Property in the Arab World

1973 Zurich Switzerland E t

Association for Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence

AUAI Stanford CA USA E c

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International

AUVSI 1972 Arlington VA USA N

Association François-Xavier Bagnoud

FXB International 1989 Geneva Switzerland G

Association francophone des professionnels de l'expérience utilisateur

Flupa 2008 Antibes France E t

Association internationale de la boulangerie industrielle

AIBI 1956 Brussels Belgium D t

Association internationale de lutte contre la cybercriminalité

AILCC 2006 Paris France C

Association Internationale des Conférenciers Professionnels de la Francophonie

AICPF Montréal QC Canada G t

Association Internationale des Réparateurs en Carosserie

AIRC 1969 Friedberg Germany D

Association internationale des traducteurs de conférence

AITC 1962 Geneva Switzerland C v

Association internationale pour la sécurité du transport des jeunes

AIST 1994 Paris France D

Association internationale pour les technologies objets

AITO Genoa Italy D

Association l'e-développement

AEDEV 2001 Brunoy France G

Association mondiale des radiodiffuseurs communautaires

AMARC 1983 Montréal QC Canada F

Association nationale et internationale de loisirs de rencontres et d'éducation pour les enfants et adolescents précoces

ALREP Nîmes France N

Association of ACP National Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Other Economic Operators

ACP Chambers 1981 Kingston Jamaica D t

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines

AAPA 1966 Kuala Lumpur D

Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils

AASSREC 1973 Canberra ACT Australia D

Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors - International

ACCED-I 1980 Fort Collins CO USA G