Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, Volume 254, 15 February 2018

Grassland and farmland birds have experienced severe declines in recent decades. Pesticides and mowing/harvesting have the most consistently negative effects. Modifications to farmland management such as reducing pesticide inputs through integrated pest management and maintaining or restoring uncultivated field margins and native habitat could positively influence farmland birds without significantly reducing agricultural crop yields.
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.
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,

Food Policy, Volume 75, February 2018, Pages 109-123.

This Elsevier Atlas Award winning research directly contributes to SDGs 2 (zero hunger) and 12 (responsible consumption and production). Commercial peer-to-peer mutualisation systems and sharing economies are explored as potential solutions to global food waste and food security concerns.
Elsevier,

Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design: Potential, Design, Ecological Health, Urban Greening, Economics, Policies, and Community Perceptions, Volume , 1 January 2018

This book chapter advances SDGs 13, 12, and 15 by outlining some of the key approaches used in water sensitive urban design and provides a summary of current knowledge about practical application and performance.
This book chapter advances SDGs 13 and 12 through its discussion of the potential contributions of epigenetics to cope with global climate change and regulate various developmental processes.
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
World Future Energy Summit is the world’s leading business event for future energy and sustainability, showcasing pioneering technologies and ground-breaking thinking in energy, energy efficiency, water, solar, waste, smart cities, climate and the environment. As a global hub for business, innovation and knowledge exchange, World Future Energy Summit inspires the advancement and transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide, helping stimulate sustainable growth for all.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry, Improving Production and Processing, 2018, Pages 3-46

This book chapter addresses goals 2 and 12 by explaining the current state of food production, the challenges it poses to food security, and options for ensuring global food supply going forward.
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.

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