Elsevier, Renewable Energy, Volume 141, October 2019
Environmental sustainability of small-scale biomass power technologies for agricultural communities in developing countries
Agricultural wastes are readily available in farming communities and can be utilised for off-grid electrification as an alternative to diesel generators.
Elsevier, One Earth, Volume 1, 25 October 2019
A new threat now confronts the Amazon in the form of a massive infrastructure program, the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America, or IIRSA.
United Nations Global Compact, September 2019
This report showcases business leadership on climate action aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Advancing SDGs 12, 13 and 17, this report features solutions and strategies developed by companies that have taken the 1.5°C pledge and examines how business leaders are integrating this process into corporate strategies and generating employee buy-in.
Elsevier, Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, Volume 143, September 2019
Returnable containers management in a single-vendor multi-buyer supply chain with investment in reducing the loss fraction
With the advantages of reducing CO2 emissions and improving the sustainability of supply chain, returnable containers have been widely used in logistics processes.
Elsevier, Trends in Food Science and Technology, Volume 91, September 2019
Synthetic biology applied in the agrifood sector: Public perceptions, attitudes and implications for future studies
Background: Synthetic biology is an emerging multidisciplinary area of research with the potential to deliver various novel agrifood applications.
Elsevier, Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Volume 21, September 2019
Innovating e-waste recycling: From waste multi-layer ceramic capacitors to Nb–Pb codoped and ag-Pd-Sn-Ni loaded BaTiO <inf>3</inf> nano-photocatalyst through one-step ball milling process
Waste multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), containing BaTiO 3 , Ag, Pd, Ni and Sn etc., are valuable secondary resource.
Elsevier, Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, Volume 13, September 2019
Alternatives assessment and informed substitution: A global landscape assessment of drivers, methods, policies and needs
There are increasing policy and market drivers for removing chemicals of concern from manufacturing processes and products. These drivers have centered primarily on developed countries.
This report represents more than a decade of research on sustainable business. Together with the UN Global Compact Progress Report, it forms the world’s most comprehensive research to date on business contribution to the SDGs, advancing Goals 12 and 17.
Linking to SDGs 6 (clean water and sanitation), 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 17 (partnerships for the goals), this website catalogues and facilitates water stewardship projects in river basins and regions around the world.
Elsevier, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Volume 81, August 2019
Over the last years, the lodging industry started to implement a wide spectrum of green practices to mitigate its pressure on the environment and to respond to the growing consumers’ environmental con