Furthering SDGs 8 and 17, this report explores partnerships and progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the business community in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes key findings from a report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as data from participants of the UN Global Compact.
The Sustainable Development Goals provide a powerful aspiration for improving our world - laying out where we collectively need to go and how to get there. Making Global Goals Local Business is the UN Global Compact’s strategy for businesses on how to navigate the SDGs. It explains the SDGs through a business lens and signposts companies on ways they can advance each one.
Contributing to SDGs 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) and 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), The United Nations collaborate with criminologists, sociologists, and practitioners to produce guidance on preventing the use of children in violent non-state armed groups.
Children and Extreme Violence: Insights from Social Science on Child Trajectories Into and Out Of Non-State Armed Groups
Children and Extreme Violence, United Nations University, October 2017.
Contributing to SDGs 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) and 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), the UN collaborated with scholars and practitioners from a range of fields to explore opportunities to prevent children entering violent non-state armed groups.
Children and Extreme Violence: Viewing Non-State Armed Groups Through a Brand Marketing Lens: A Case Study Of Islamic State
Children and Extreme Violence, United Nations University, New York, October 2017.
Contributing to SDGs 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) and 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), the UN collaborated with academics in communications and psychology; practitioners in brand creation, marketing, and cause campaigns; social media experts and practitioners and entertainment content creators to gain a deeper understanding of recruitment typologies, messaging and intergroup competition involving children in the Islamic State.
Preventing the Rise of Crooked States: How can development and stabilization policies prevent the criminalization of governance?
United Nations University, October 2017.
Directly relating to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this policy brief looks at how the changing nature of organized crime and corruption may impact state fragility, inequality and conflict in the coming decades.
The Blueprint for Business Leadership on the SDGs aims to inspire all business to take leading action in support of the achievement of all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each chapter focusses on a separate goal and illustrates how leadership qualities can be applied to create impact at scale.
Crooked States: How organized crime and corruption will impact governance in 2050 and what states can – and should – do about it now
United Nations University, New York, October 2017.
Focussing on SDGs 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this research report explores how organized crime and corruption will impact governance in 2050 and what states can – and should – do about it now.
John Muir Institute of the Environment and Elsevier collaborate on climate change and sustainability data
Elsevier Connect March 16 2017
Elsevier is collaborating with the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment on a data science initiative. As part of the programme, an Elsevier John Muir Institute of the Environment Fellow will apply data and information science to the center’s environmental science and sustainability programs focused on the most serious impacts of climate change and advance knowledge on SDG 13.
This webinar focuses on the role of business in promoting decent work in global supply chains, which are issues covered by Goals 8 and Goals 16