Articles

XpertHR,

5 April 2018

The deadline for employers to report their gender pay gaps passed at midnight on 4 April. At that point, 10,016 organisations had uploaded their data to the government's gender pay gap reporting website.
China's Airpollution
ICIS,

ICIS News, 07 March 2018

Supporting Goal 11. Tightening environmental regulations in China to combat pollution will intensify supply-side pressures on its petrochemical industry which could drive up commodity prices
Plastics recycling - PET Recycling bag
ICIS,

ICIS News, 06 March 2018

Supporting Goal 12. Higher plastics recycling targets in the EU do not necessarily have to be detrimental to EU polymers producers, who will find new business opportunities in the recycling industry. EU countries will need to improve their recycling systems in order to achieve a more unified approach.
Picture showing different livelihoods in the wetland studied
Elsevier,

Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology, 2018, ISSN 1642-3593, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecohyd.2018.02.002.

Ensuring conservation, restoration and sustainable use of wetlands is a target under goal 15 (life on land). This paper studies the major ecological states and identifies the main ecosystem services (ESs), along with local people's perceptions of wetland management in the Ethiopian wetlands.
Elsevier,

World Development, Volume 103, March 2018, Pages 297–310

Data collection methods and poverty measures have not caught up with the reality of an increasingly urbanised world; as a result, urban poverty may be underestimated. This has important implications for targeting interventions and allocating resources in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This paper contributes to SDG 1 by providing recommendation on how to improve urban poverty measurement.
Pollution in China
ICIS,

ICIS Chemical Business, 01 March 2018

Supporting Goal 11. Tightening environmental regulations in China will pause before being replaced by plans for tougher curbs on smog levels during the two years until 2020
Elsevier,

Geoforum, Volume 90, 2018, Pages 151-158, ISSN 0016-7185,

This paper examines the impacts on goal 3 (good health and wellbeing) of climate-related disasters covered by goal 13 (climate action). It focuses on children who have lost their parents to HIV/AIDS and their vulnerability during the flash floods in Malawi in 2015.
XpertHR,

23 February 2018

In Guisado v Bankia SA and others, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that there is nothing in EU law to prevent a pregnant worker from being included in collective redundancies. This sets out legal implications for pregnant workers and aligns with goal 5.
PET Bottles recycling - 'single circular economy', taxes on plastics
ICIS,

ICIS News, 22 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. The EU should keep and recycle its “valuable plastic” within a “single circular economy”, according to the European Commission’s vice president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness
ICIS,

ICIS News, 09 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. The use of plastics in packaging has been thrust into the spotlight in recent months. A renewed focus on marine waste including microplastics as well as still high landfill rates for plastics has led for calls for a reduction in single-use plastics.

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