Articles & Features

RELX,

29th August 2018

Stockholm – RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries, has announced the winners of the 2018 RELX Group Environmental Challenge which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation. The $50,000 first and $25,000 second prize winners were recognised during World Water Week in Stockholm, a unique annual event bringing together water researchers, policymakers, journalists, companies and non-profits to address the key water challenges of the 21st century. 

A John Deere tractor pulling a direct drill through a field of stubble
Farmers Weekly,

6 July 2018

Direct drilling - where the ground is not ploughed before a new crop is established - helps conserve soil moisture and structure and prevents wind erosion. Switching to direct drilling, or "no-till", can therefore bring big savings in labour and machinery costs. However does this translate to better gross margins? A benchmarking study, which compared no-till with more conventional approach, suggest there are savings to be made despite dips in yield. This supports SDG12: Responsible Consumption and Production.
XpertHR,

July 5, 2018

Care-giving is on the rise and is affecting more and more people. Companies need to address the increasing demands of care-giving-related issues for its employees. This article examines ways in which companies can support employees with care-giving responsibilities, contributing to SDGs 3, 5 and 8.
A still from the film 'Landline' showing a young farmer doing maintenance on his Land Rover
Farmers Weekly,

Farmers Weekly, 25 June 2018

In the traditional farming community many homosexual farmers are struggling in silence with their sexuality. In a profession where suicide rates are among the highest in the UK, a new film is aiming to break the silence. This helps support SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Elsevier,

Elsevier Connect, 20 June 2018

One year ago RELX Group launched the SDG Resource Centre which features research articles, news, reports, videos, webinars, events and tools and also includes content from our UN partners. Content can be sorted by SDG, keyword, tags, geography and more. Here’s how you can use the SDG Resource Centre to find relevant content for your research or to advance sustainable development in your organisation.
Hydrolysers on the Barron's JCB telehandler and New Holland TS115 tractor
Farmers Weekly,

18 June 2018

Scottish farmers have been using clean energy technology normally used by buses and bin lorries to power their farm machines, helping to reduce emissions and make efficiencies. This helps to advance both goal 7 and goal 12.
XpertHR,

22 May 2018

What can an employer do to make its workplace more veteran friendly? The following are some affirmative steps an employer can take to make its workplace fairer towards veterans and provide them with increased professional opportunities to level the playing field.
XpertHR,

Blog, May 2018

The #MeToo and #Time’sUp movements are bringing more focus to the issue of equal pay for women causing employers to take gender pay equity more seriously, with some reporting success. This Blog relates to Goal 5, discussing gender equality.
Farmers Weekly,

4 May 2018

With increasing pressure on chemical solutions to pests and diseases from the public, and growing resistance from plants as well as the risk to bees and other beneficial insects, farmers urgently need viable alternatives. Farmers Weekly talked to a UK farmer who is relying on biological controls to keep his oilseed rape healthy and yields profitable. This helps support SDG 12 - responsible consumption and production.
Anti-corruption head reveals insights on anti-bribery and corruption risk
LexisNexis Legal & Professional,

LN BIS blog, 5th February 2018

Supporting goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) Patrick Moulette, Head of the Anti-Corruption Division at the OECD shares how the legislative landscape has changed since countries signed the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention 20 years ago, and the impact it has had on companies’ attitudes towards compliance.

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