Passengers requiring special assistance are one of the fastest growing passenger segments worldwide. However there is no set of global standards for disabled air passenger rights. Contributing to SDGs 3 and 10, this article discusses the implications for consumers, airlines and airport operators.
Corporate culture consultant Joy Stephens joins XpertHR Legal Editor David Weisenfeld for a discussion of the ways that businesses can break down barriers that may exist between employees of different races and cultures. Topics covered in this podcast address SDGs 8 and 10.
Contributing to SDGs 8 and 10, this podcast explores the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement and discusses concepts such as: white privilege and white fragility; how to be an effective ally; how organisations translate powerful conversations into meaningful action; and practical steps that organisations can take in the context of both recruitment and capability.
The SDG Impact of COVID-19 podcast series gathers expert opinion exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this segment, we get the view of Sandra Kerr, Director of Race Equality at Business in the Community.
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Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 87, July 2020, 102818

Contributing to SDGs 5, 8 and 10, this article compares wages and commute times between workers with and without disabilities in the New York metropolitan region and identifies the intraurban zones where residents experience higher inequities in wage earnings and commute times.
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As businesses begin to reopen and bring employees back to the workplace, many employers are receiving requests for workplace accommodations related to COVID-19. According to surveyed attendees of a recent webinar hosted by XpertHR, most requests are from employees who are at-risk or vulnerable to infection from COVID-19, but many are from employees who have a fear of returning to the workplace. Furthering SDGs 3 and 10, this article covers who is at high risk for severe illness, the types of workplace accommodations that are being provided, as well as tips for employers.
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Transport Policy, Volume 95, 2020, Pages 57-67, ISSN 0967-070X

Improved disability training for school bus drivers is needed to advance accessible student transport services. Engaging non-transport stakeholders has produced useful alternatives for accessible student transport services. Explaining the theoretical disability perspectives used in transport research could help to advance inclusive transport, addressing SDGs 4 and 10.
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Current Opinion in Insect Science, Volume 40, 2020, Pages 56-61, ISSN 2214-5745, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2020.05.014.

Viral diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, known as arboviruses, pose a significant threat to human life and are a major burden on many health systems around the world. This article explores how Wolbachia, an invertebrate endosymbiont, can be used as a sustainable strategy for arbovirus control in alignment with many of the SDGs, including goals 3, 8, 9, 10, and 17.
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Current Opinion in Food Science, Volume 33, June 2020, Pages 115-123

This journal article addresses goals 3, 10 and 12 by looking at three main areas of sensory and consumer researcher: corporate and consumer social responsibility, low income or vulnerable consumers, and migration.

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