Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 2, 2017, Pages 115-136
This chapter explores goals 1 and 10 by examining whether the social sustainability enjoyed by sugar industry employees can be maintained given expanding beet production, falling world prices, promotion of healthy diets and the development of sugar alternatives.
Marine Policy, Volume 93, July 2018, Pages 271-283
The Scottish fishing industry depends upon a healthy flow of ecosystem services and the factors affecting ecosystem services for fishing are varied and challenging. Part of Scotland's pledge to the UN SDGs can be met by better fisheries management. This paper directly support knowledge on Goal 14, Life below water.
Scottish farmers have been using clean energy technology normally used by buses and bin lorries to power their farm machines, helping to reduce emissions and make efficiencies. This helps to advance both goal 7 and goal 12.
In support of goal 5, XpertHR have recorded a webinar that discusses the main findings of the UK Gender Pay Gap Reports, which companies with more than 250 employees 250 employees are expected to produce.
With increasing pressure on chemical solutions to pests and diseases from the public, and growing resistance from plants as well as the risk to bees and other beneficial insects, farmers urgently need viable alternatives. Farmers Weekly talked to a UK farmer who is relying on biological controls to keep his oilseed rape healthy and yields profitable. This helps support SDG 12 - responsible consumption and production.
Sustainable Materials and Technologies Volume 15, April 2018, Pages 9-18
In reference to Goal 12, this article reviews the industry activities, policy initiatives and research projects aiming to secure an adequate supply of raw materials that have recently been initiated in Europe.
This article explores how innovations can be used to advance goals 2 (zero hunger) and 12 (sustainable consumption and production). Nematicides - products for controlling soil-borne pests in root crops - are under threat of further regulation or withdrawal due to their toxicity. The Nematicide Stewardship Programme is demonstrating they can be used responsibly and safely to ensure their approval is maintained. But one farmer has taken it a step further by using technology to ensure his nematicide is applied accurately.