Capacity-building

United Nations University

Interconnections are central to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015, the SDGs inspire global action to overcome the world’s related challenges — from hunger and poverty to equality and peace. Governments, businesses, civil society, and the UN system are working together to achieve the goals by 2030, and improve the lives of people everywhere.
In this episode of the “World We Want” podcast series, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr. Márcia Balisciano, talks to Michael Sheldrick about leadership.
In this episode of the “World We Want” podcast series, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr. Márcia Balisciano, talks to Kariuki Ngari about leadership.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 50, June 2021

This paper looks into the connections between slow-onset climate events and the increasing number of people at risk of poverty and social marginalization. By looking into the multiple dimensions of vulnerability and resilience, this paper derives recommendations on how potentials can be translated into strategic policy agendas and discusses options for financing such interventions in developing countries. In addition to the main SDGs this article is related to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals).
Open Access (OA) and the advent of access programs such as Research4Life have rapidly transformed the publishing landscape. In some ways, they have made strides in bridging the knowledge gap between high- and low-income countries. In other ways, they may present obstacles, so it’s important to ensure that a move towards open access doesn’t disadvantage low-income countries.This article contributes to SDGs 10 and 17.
In this episode of the “World We Want” podcast series, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr. Márcia Balisciano, talks to Irina Bokova about leadership.
In this brief perspective piece, a rural sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program is described in the hopes that dissemination will lead to increased numbers of rural SANEs, increased reporting of sexual assaults in rural and underserved communities, increased prosecution rates of sexual assault perpetrators, and program sustainability through the provision of a nurse-centered approach to training and support. This article contributes SDGs 3, 5, 9, and 16.
Contributing to SDGs 5, 9 and 16, this article explores a new ecological working framework built as a multilevel platform useful for understanding and preventing the victimisation of women by drug-facilitated sexual assault.
Elsevier,

Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Volume 75, October 2020, 102035

Contributing to SDGs 5 and 16, this paper discusses dowry homicides involving fire.
Each year the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. In the past decade, the company has awarded $750,000 to projects and solutions that improve the world’s water quality and sanitation. This article, using innovative parallax storytelling technology, looks at the tangible impact of the RELX Environmental Challenge.

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