News & Features

XpertHR,

5 April 2018

The deadline for employers to report their gender pay gaps passed at midnight on 4 April. At that point, 10,016 organisations had uploaded their data to the government's gender pay gap reporting website.
Next Einstein SDG Resource Centre
Elsevier,

Elsevier Connect, 27 March 2018

Supports Goals 4 and 10. A unique partnership between the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and Elsevier will see the creation of a new pan-African, peer reviewed, open access publishing journal, dedicated to boosting the global reach and impact of research by Africans.
PCC Systems community 10K Trees challenge
LexisNexis Risk Solutions,

2018

Supports Goal 15. The HPCC Systems community 10K Trees challenge has launched in conjunction with the National Forest Foundation’s effort to plant 50 million trees across the National Forests of the USA by 2023.
Girl drinking water
RELX Group
Contributes to Goal 6. The RELX ​Group ​Environmental ​Challenge 2018 ​is now open for applications, awarding projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a $25,000 prize for the second place entry.
D&I Blog Picture
XpertHR,

March 2018

Embracing gender equality, decent work and reduced inequalities are important to SDGs 5, 8 and 10. This article discusses how US workplace are becoming increasingly diverse, and organizations use this to create a competitive advantage.
China's Airpollution
ICIS,

ICIS News, 07 March 2018

Supporting Goal 11. Tightening environmental regulations in China to combat pollution will intensify supply-side pressures on its petrochemical industry which could drive up commodity prices
Plastics recycling - PET Recycling bag
ICIS,

ICIS News, 06 March 2018

Supporting Goal 12. Higher plastics recycling targets in the EU do not necessarily have to be detrimental to EU polymers producers, who will find new business opportunities in the recycling industry. EU countries will need to improve their recycling systems in order to achieve a more unified approach.
Sex discrimination blog picture
XpertHR,

March 2018

The goal of SDG 5 is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The issue of sexual harassment is now at the forefront thanks to the #metoo movement and the countless women coming forward with stories of facing harassment and inappropriate conduct at work. As a result, organizations are starting to change their policies and practices with a renewed awareness and emphasis on training.
XpertHR,

2 March 2018

In de Souza E Souza v Primark Stores Ltd, the employment tribunal awarded £47,433 to a transgender employee who suffered harassment and recommended that the employer adopt a written policy on how to deal with new and existing staff who are transgender or who wish to undergo gender reassignment. This advances goal 8 (decent work and economic growth), goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
Pollution in China
ICIS,

ICIS Chemical Business, 01 March 2018

Supporting Goal 11. Tightening environmental regulations in China will pause before being replaced by plans for tougher curbs on smog levels during the two years until 2020

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