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 Kanika Dewan, President of Bramco Group, Founder of Ka Design Atelier and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
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 Dr Christian Toennesen, Senior Partner at Carnstone and Chair of the Responsible Media Forum.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Volume 137, May 2020, 102393

User perceptions and emotions are pivotal to complement designers’ criteria when creating effective smart everyday objects to promote pro-environmental behaviour change. Winning the Elsevier Atlas Award in February 2020, this article develops and tests a framework to deploy pro-environmental campaigns in workplaces based on smart devices, advancing SDGs 12 and 13.
This book chapter advances SDGs 11, 12, and 15 by discussing the key drivers, obstacles, and opportunities in plastics sustainability, offering a balanced analysis of current challenges and solutions supporting the more sustainable production, use, and re-use of plastics, which are valuable materials with critical applications across civilization.
Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, Volume 292, 15 April 2020

With proper agronomic practices, grain productivity can be increased and a cover crop can be included without increasing N2O emissions.
Elsevier,

Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2020, 100004.

Cement production consumes large amounts of energy. After rice is transported to mills, the husks are removed from the grain. Rice husk ash (RHA) produced in controlled combustion has been found to be a viable replacement for cement and has the potential to produce energy when combusted. This study can support SDGs 7, 9 and 12.
As climate impacts farming, so does farming impact climate change. Identifying best-practices that optimise food security while protecting the environment is a key to sustainable food security. This chapter contributes to SDGs 2, 3 and 12.
This journal article advances SDG 5 and 12 by explaining that with female names, voices and characters, artificially intelligent Virtual Personal Assistants such as Alexa, Cortana, and Siri appear to be decisively gendered female. This gendering of VPAs as female may pose a societal harm, insofar as they reproduce normative assumptions about the role of women as submissive and secondary to men.
Sustainability assessment of chemical product and process design is essential to reducing waste and improving industrial sustainability. This book chapter advances SDGs 9 and 12.
This article addresses goals 7, 9 and 12 proposing an integrated blockchain-based energy management platform that optimizes energy flows in a microgrid whilst implementing a bilateral trading mechanism.

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