Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

RELX SDG Inspiration Day 2024: Leading edge discussion on AI for sustainable development: the risks and opportunities Join us for the tenth RELX SDG Inspiration Day - a free, online event for thought leaders, corporate representatives, students, investors, government and NGOs to explore issues, gain practical insights and be inspired to take action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Images relating to how RELX supports the SDGs including image of 3D anatomy model
As we pass the halfway point for the SDGs, many of the goals are worryingly off track and progress on 85% of the target indicators has stalled or even reversed. Through our information, products and people, RELX remains committed to advancing the Goals. Here are some of the ways that we continue to support their achievement.
Garbage patch with seagulls above
ICIS, a RELX business, analyses the complex problem plastics, recycling, and disposal, relating to SDG 12, Sustainable Consumption and Production. They believe the solution is likely to involve improving recycling infrastructures; designing new, more sustainable plastics; designing products with an end-of-life plan; finding new ways to degrade plastics – such as plastic-eating mealworms and microbes; and diversifying the raw materials that make plastics to plant-based alternatives. 
Water dam
This article, relating to SDG 12, Responsible Consumption and Production, analyses global recycling and sustainability trends, chemical industry environmental regulations, and supply chain issues.
ICIS, a RELX business, analyses the chemical recycling process and its potential as a long term recycling solution, relating to SDG 12, Responsible Consumption and Production. So far, there have been many challenges facing chemical recycling adoption that are explained in this article, however, longer term there is some certainty that chemical recycling can be complimentary to mechanical recycling overall.
CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AT RELX, 2021 HIGHLIGHTS
In 2021, RELX continued to build on our strong corporate responsibility (CR) performance during the year, further improving on our key internal metrics and extending the scope of our unique contributions. This article is linked to SDGs 1,3,10,11,12,13 and 16, in line with RELX's areas of expertise.
These dashboards present data from the World Development Indicators (WDI) that help to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
RELX SDG Customer Awards aim to recognise RELX customers who share our commitment to driving action in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more about the 2022 winners.
Cirium develops a methodology to calculate the most accurate, historic, and predicted flight emissions data in the marketplace. This will allow airlines to track the fuel efficiency of their operations and customers to track and choose the lowest possible carbon footprint when they travel. This supports climate action and SDG 13.
Cathy Laporte, portfolio director for the in-cosmetics Group, part of RX, discusses the growing momentum towards a more conscious beauty industry, and in-cosmetics’ role in driving sustainable innovation and growth.

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