North America

Advancing SDG 15, this article examines high-elevation biocrusts on volcanic tephra in Haleakalā Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
Advancing SDG 15, this article explores how interactions between microbial carbon and nitrogen cycling influence the accumulation of mineral nitrogen that is vulnerable to leaching in agroecosystems.
Elsevier,

 

EClinicalMedicine,
Volumes 29–30,
2020,
100630,
ISSN 2589-5370

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by explaining a systematic review and meta-analysis exploring the relationship between ethnicity and clinical outcomes in COVID-19 and finds Individuals of Black and Asian ethnicity are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to White individuals. Asians may be at a higher risk of ITU admission and death.
This chapter sets out to identify key dimensions of oppression and allyship in nursing, where nurses coming from dominant or privileged groups take action to reject and dismantle conditions of oppression.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg championed gender equality throughout her life. Find out more about how she advanced SDG 5.
Girl doing schoolwork at home
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new school year has started, and it’s one unlike any we have ever seen before. Many working parents must grapple with the challenges of hybrid or 100% remote learning for their children, while employers must look for creative solutions to support employees who are balancing in-person or remote work with childcare needs. Topics covered support SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
Elsevier,

Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, volume 50, issue 1, 2021, pages 1-3

This journal article advances SDG 16 by providing insight into a week alongside healthcare workers in Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP), and sharing views that might not be reflected in the polarized news coverage and acrimonious media debate.
Balancing happiness and finances
Although financial wellness benefits have been rising in popularity for some time, the demand for them has grown exponentially this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and resulting recession. Such benefits can be a vital resource for employees during this stressful time. Advancing SDG 3, this article covers employer considerations around designing a successful financial wellness programme.
In this podcast, author Ira Wolfe joins XpertHR Legal Editor David Weisenfeld to discuss how companies and HR must adjust to meet recruiting challenges when the future of work seems so uncertain. Topics covered support SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
In this XpertHR webinar, Robin Shea, partner with Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, discusses compliance issues relating to telework, data security regulations, wage and hour laws for both exempt and non-exempt employees, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The topics covered advance SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).

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