Image: Adolfo Lujan/Flickr
10. Reduced inequalities

10. Reduced inequalities

The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. The most vulnerable nations – the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries and the small island developing states – continue to make inroads into poverty reduction. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets. To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

Read our stories to learn more about SDG Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

Image: CP DC Press/Shutterstock
Image: Pexels/Pixabay
Image: U.S. Agency for International Development
Image: Steve Evans/Flickr

To adopt SDG 10 Reduced inequalities, in support of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, please contact us at partners@eco-business.com

Adopt this goal

News

Temple_Monkey_Glacial_Lake_Nepal
Despite earlier mitigation measures, the ‘critically dangerous’ Tsho Rolpa glacial lake has expanded further, with 6,000 households facing an imminent threat.
Climate_Stress_Children_Bangladesh
Anecdotes from crisis-hit families underscore the economic and social consequences of floods, storms and cyclones.
Golden_Rice_Carabao_Vietnam
Backers say rice variety is a cheap way to fix vitamin A deficiency, but a Philippine court ruling could delay sowing in Bangladesh.
Womens_Rights_Economy_Vietnam
The hidden costs of domestic abuse derail lives and dent economies; experts say governments should do more to help survivors.
All Reduced inequalities News →

Opinion

Eco-Business Changing Course exhibition
Eco-Business has launched new subscription plans for our community. We invite you to support our independent journalism and thought leadership initiatives to forge a sustainable Asia and beyond.
Sulawesi_Indonesia_Traditional_Houses
The outgoing Widodo administration neglected Indigenous land rights in favour of development. The incoming Prabowo administration needs to resolve this issue before such abuse becomes even more widespread.
Crowd_Delhi_India
India is on its way to becoming the third-largest economy in the world, yet unemployment among young people with graduate degrees is at an all-time high.
Mosquito_Smoking_Dengue
Deadly diseases carried by mosquitoes are spreading due to weather brought about by climate change. A bacteria-based solution could be key to fighting back.
All Reduced inequalities Opinion →

Videos

'Wasted' documentary
Launched as policymakers lock horns with petrochemicals lobbyists over a treaty to end plastic pollution, the documentary produced by Eco-Business asks why opportunities to solve humanity's waste crisis are being wasted. It will premiere in Singapore and screen on the sidelines of the upcoming COP28 climate summit.
Brookes Point human barricade
Video footage appears to show protestors, who were demonstrating against mining operations, being dragged away by police near Ipilan Nickel Mine in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. Mining insiders are calling for maximum tolerance in similar standoffs.
Mindoro oil spill_fisherfolk clean up
A coalition of scientists and environmentalists found “widespread economic impacts” for communities in the Philippine province, heightening calls for accountability from the sunken tanker reportedly chartered by a San Miguel Corp subsidiary.
Residents fight police
Mining operations at Altai Philippines Mining Corporation have been suspended for now, after week-long protests from locals of Sibuyan Island in Romblon, who claimed the extraction of nickel ore will disrupt the island’s intact ecosystems.
All Reduced inequalities Videos →

Podcasts

Children fetching water in Maharashtra, India
EB Studio Already a serious issue facing Asia Pacific, water security will continue to worsen in lockstep with climate change in the region. This is what Xylem is trying to solve through its mission and corporate purpose, Chong Hin Koh tells the Eco-Business podcast.
EB Podcast climate insurance
Asia lags the world in natural catastrophe protection. Part of the problem could be counting extreme weather losses only after they happen, industry insiders tell the Eco-Business podcast.
Manila, Philippines
EB Studio If a real estate development can reduce energy and water consumption – and emit fewer carbon emissions – it is built to last, Oliver Chan tells the Eco-Business podcast. The key, however, is to first educate future homeowners and businesses that going green does not mean breaking the bank.
Cantilan Bank aftermath of Rai_EB podcast logo
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
All Reduced inequalities Podcasts →