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July 30 2019

July 30th marks the fifth World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a call to action—for individuals and organizations—to protect and promote human rights among some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. As part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and specifically SDG 8 (Decent Work) and SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions), the global community has agreed to eliminate trafficking and companies are expected to meet ethical expectations for human rights standards.

July 2019

The #SDGBookClub helps children learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. The book club presents a selection of books for children aged 5-12 on each of the goals. Check out the books that have been selected in support of Goal 3 - Good Health and Wellbeing.
XpertHR,

July 17, 2019

Advancing SDG 8, decent work and economic growth, this podcast takes an in-depth look at how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly significant role in recruiting and hiring, cybersecurity, payroll and other employment areas.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 116, July 2019, Pages 346-359.

Focussing on SDG's 3 (good health and well-being), 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water), this review piece identifies limitations in current methodologies and practices used to study microplastics in seafood. Future studies may be improved by harmonising research methods, including sampling, isolation, quantification, polymer identification, and contamination management procedures.
Elsevier,

June 20, 2019

Elsevier, the global information and analytics business specializing in science and health, is making over 5,000 subscription articles on climate change freely available for a test period. The articles contribute knowledge to advance Goal 13, Climate Action and are available through Mendeley, the reference manager and academic social network.
Elsevier,

Telematics and Informatics, Volume 38, May 2019, Pages 87-99.

This Elsevier Atlas Award winning article directly contributes to SDGs 4 (Quality Education), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure) and 10 (Reduced Inequalities), presenting experiences using technology to support literacy teaching for deaf children through a storytelling technique.
RELX,

2 May 2019

RELX held its fourth SDG Inspiration Day in Delhi to catalyse action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This event took place at the iconic Imperial Hotel in partnership with Global Compact India, Responsible Media Forum and the Ban Ki-Moon Centre for Global Citizens. The theme Sustainable Cities: SDG 11, critical to the rest inspired rich discussion among participants from business, government, civil society and academia who explored the interconnection of SDG 11 with cross-cutting themes, such as health and the rule of law.
XpertHR,

Pressing Questions on Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA and FMLA, 17 April 2019. 

This XpertHR blog contributes to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities). Content within this post discusses the challenges faced by employers when navigating employee disability and accommodation matters.

April 2nd, 2019

The #SDGBookClub helps children learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. The book club presents a selection of books for children aged 5-12 on each of the goals. Check out the books that have been selected in support of Goal 1 - No Poverty.
XpertHR,

Sexual Harassment Prevention: Employers Must Do More, 2 April 2019.

This XpertHR blog post identifies the need for employers to do more in relation to sexual harassment prevention in the workplace. Relating to SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), this blog discusses the necessary actions employers must take to foster effective sexual harassment prevention strategies.

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