Reports

Covestro has produced bio-based PU dispersions for textile applications
ICIS,

Special Report, 3 July 2016

Growing demands from brand owners and consumers for fibres and textiles that are more environmentally friendly are now creating a huge market for bio-based polymers produced using renewable feedstocks. The textile and packaging industries have a significant impact on the environment: this report highlights how recent developments in new materials support SDG 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, and SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy.
Elsevier,

Qing Chang,

Chapter 11 - Emulsion, Foam, and Gel,

Editor(s): Qing Chang,

Colloid and Interface Chemistry for Water Quality Control,

Academic Press,

2016,

Pages 227-245,

ISBN 9780128093153

Supports SDG 6 by discussing the application of colloid and surface chemistry in water and wastewater treatment- the only book of its kind to do this.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

A guide to the drivers, opportunities, challenges and implementation steps for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to adopt traceability in their supply chains, focussing on Goal 8

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

The discussion links Principle 5 of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages companies to expand on their business connections with women-owned enterprises, to advance Goal 5
Diversity of gender and race within senior management roles leads to better thinking and decisionmaking
ICIS,

ICIS AFPM Supplement 2016, March 2016

More women are entering the oil and gas and petrochemical sectors – but there’s still a way to go. It’s all part of a wider drive to increase diversity in the workforce. This is important for advancing SDG 5.1 to end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere and SDG 5.5 to ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

Linking to Goal 13, this report assesses the contribution of business-focused initiatives of the Global Climate Action Agenda to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. By providing this analysis, the report seeks to catalyse business action on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and demonstrate the potential collective impact of the assessed initiatives on emissions

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

Linking to Goal 13, this report discusses how the private sector can become a catalyst for enhancing and deepening country-level action to meet the ambitions set out by the Paris Agreement and the SDGs.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

Linking to Goal 17, this report finds that fiduciary duty is not an obstacle to asset owner action on ESG factors. This report looks at fiduciary duty across eight markets (US, Canada, UK, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Japan and South Africa).

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

Linking to Goal 17, this report examines how institutional investors across the world are beginning to interact with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and paint an early picture of investors’ current and future plans to engage with these Goals.

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