Articles

ICIS,

ICIS News, 06 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. Moving towards a circular economy for nylon is a matter of when, not if, according to the CEO at one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of nylon textile filaments, Italy’s Aquafil.
Elsevier,

Journal of Arid Environments,Volume 149, February 2018, Pages 53-61

Household methodologies (HHM) intervene directly in intra-household gender relations to strengthen overall smallholder agency and efficacy as economic agents and development actors. Strengthening women's agency is one mechanism for progressing towards collaborative, systemic farm management. It is expected this will contribute to improved farm resilience in the face of climate change, strengthen food and nutrition security, and improve other development indicators related to SDGs 2 and 5.
ICIS,

ICIS News, 29 January 2018

Supporting Goal 11. China's import ban on plastic waste will increase demand for virgin resin, causing a rise in utilisation rates for plants.
Elsevier,

January 2018

The SDGs are all connected. Success in one goal often relies on success in another. The science supporting the SDGs needs to reflect these connections, which is what the Perspectives Project aims to achieve: enabling collaboration between experts from all over the world. The project addresses a core question: how is the SDG agenda influencing scholarly debates in different research areas, and vice-versa? The reviews will cover the breadth of the SDGs and will be published as part of three special issues in three key journals.
ICIS,

ICIS Chemical Business, 23 January 2018

Supporting Goal 12. LyondellBasell is taking a positive view of the EU’s new framework to eventually make all plastics packaging in the region recyclable and reduce plastics waste, seeing a more circular economy with exciting new opportunities
President Xi’s environmental drive prioritises air quality over GDP growth
ICIS,

ICIS Chemical Business, 12 January 2018

Supporting Goal 11. China’s campaign to clean-up its environment. spurs record profits in chemicals value chains.
Elsevier,

Marine Policy Volume 93, July 2018, Pages 232-240

Effective science-based fisheries management can be applied to a risk-based management framework as an essential step towards the achievement of Goal 14 with respect to the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources for sustainable development.
Elsevier,

 

Journal of World Business - Volume 53, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 75-84

Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in land or, more critically, land grabbing have increasingly targeted developing countries with not yet clear implications for the food security of these countries. This study focuses on the investor’s country of origin and explores the interconnections between SDG 2 and SDG 12. It suggests that specific home institutional contexts can promote corporate pro-active responsible conducts helping expand the land used for crop production, and, thus, improve food security in the host developing country.
Elsevier,

World Development: Volume 101, January 2018, Pages 250-267

A paper by the World Bank Data for Goals Group showing that, after conditioning on other individual and household characteristics, having fewer than three children, having greater educational attainment, and living in an urban area are strongly and positively associated with welfare. The latest World Bank estimate is that 770 million people lived in extreme poverty in 2013. The paper examines the factors involved in striving to meet the requirements of SDG 1 and 4.
Elsevier,

Marine Policy, Volume 87, January 2018, Pages 255-262

The study identifies different issues which have resulted in a weak fisheries regulatory framework in Bangladesh and how the legal framework governing the Bangladeshi fisheries sector can be reformed. The study submits that a reformed legal framework could play an instrumental role in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14 in Bangladesh.

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