Elsevier, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 26-27, 1 June 2017
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations present a novel approach to global governance where goal-setting features as a key strategy.
Elsevier, One Health, Volume 3, 1 June 2017
Today, accredited zoos are not just places for entertainment, they are actively involved in research for conservation and health.
Elsevier, World Development, Volume 93, 1 May 2017
Mind the Gap: Analyzing the Impact of Data Gap in Millennium Development Goals’ (MDGs) Indicators on the Progress toward MDGs
This paper analyzes the impact of data gap in Millennium Development Goals’ (MDGs) performance indicators on actual performance success of MDGs.
Elsevier, World Development, Volume 92, 1 April 2017
Although it is one of the poorest countries in the world, devastated by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and heavily aid-dependent, Rwanda has achieved most of its Millennium Development targets fo
Elsevier, Ecosystem Services, Volume 24, 1 April 2017
Developed-developing world partnerships for sustainable development (1): An ecosystem services perspective
Developing-developed world partnerships potentially present win-win opportunities for addressing climate-active gas emissions at lower cost whilst propelling developing nations on a lower-carbon traje
Elsevier, Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, Volume 23, 1 April 2017
Review on the roles and effects of growing media on plant performance in green roofs in world climates
Growing media (substrate) is a fundamental part of a green roof, providing water, nutrients and support to plants.
Elsevier, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 145, 1 March 2017
Are we making decisions in a sustainable way? A comprehensive literature review about rationalities for sustainable development
The process of decision making can be critical in various ways. In particular, because it determines the path towards or away from sustainable development.
Elsevier, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 17, 1 February 2017
A global call from five countries to collaborate in antibiotic stewardship: united we succeed, divided we might fail
In February, 2016, WHO released a report for the development of national action plans to address the threat of antibiotic resistance, the catastrophic consequences of inaction, and the need for antibi
Elsevier Connect, February 2017
The Elsevier Foundation partners with Imperial College London to support a high-tech makerspace next to the college. The programme offers 14 to 18 year-olds from one of London's most disadvanataged communities the opportunity to enhance soft skills and engage with cutting-edge science, engineering and design through workshops, afterscool clubs, and mentoring. The maker challange programmes offer important enrichment to young people, who would not otherwise have this explosure, and further support both SDG 4 and SDG 17.
Linking to Goal 17, this handbook examines practical aspects and conceptual issues of international organizations and their relationship with nation-states and international authority.