The United Nations calls its 17 Sustainable Development Goals "the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." With a target of achieving them by 2030, the goals are all interconnected and address the global challenges we face.

Goal 9 is "Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure." As the UN puts it: "Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development."

This series includes stories of sisters striving towards this goal.

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Little Daughters of St. Joseph operate sustainable conference center in Kenya

Sisters protest in streets against economic crises in Sri Lanka

Reflections on the aftermath of the Kentucky tornado

Sisters support recovery efforts in Philippines after typhoon destruction