SDG 8

 

Due to the multisectorial nature of the investments made by COFIDES, the scope of contribution to SDGs is wide. However, economic growth, gender, technological innovation, climate change and strategic partnerships to increase the investment are key aspects in the portfolio and activity of the Company.

The economic growth of investment host countries is part of the COFIDES mission. The internationalization of Spanish companies acts as a vector of economic growth through productive diversification and modernization in investment host countries.

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Decent work encompasses both being able to work and doing so under appropriate working conditions, and also considers the particularities of vulnerable groups such as women and migrants. This help provide a healthy workforce with the knowledge and skills needed to engage in productive and rewarding work enabling people to fully participate in society.

The private sector plays a vital role in the creation of quality jobs.

Within the framework of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights, COFIDES forms part of the working group of the institutions included in the Strategic Plan for the Internationalization of the Spanish Economy. This group held two meetings in 2018 and its aim is to advance in the incorporation of human rights issues in internationalization processes.

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