Reports

United Nations University, September 2018. 

Directly relating to SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), this report offers an analysis of countries' development spending commitments to achieve target 8.7 (eradicate forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking).

United Nations University, August 2018. 

Contributing to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this technical note aims to help guide programming intended to prevent and address the recruitment and use of children by armed groups in today’s conflicts.

United Nations University, June 2018.

Focussing on SDGs 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this piece explores conflict prevention and the role of Resident Coordinators in fragile and conflict- affected countries without peace operations.

United Nations Global Compact, 2018

The Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines advances goal 6; it seeks to provide a common approach to corporate water disclosure that addresses the complexity and local nature of water resources.

United Nations Global Compact, 2018

Linking to Goal 6 and Goal 17, this Guide to Water-Related Collective Action offers good practice to help companies establish enduring relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, leaders, and individuals to advance sustainable water management.

United Nations University, May 2018.

Contributing to SDGs 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this research seeks to understand if, when and how transitional justice, in combination with other conflict resolution tools, can contribute to transitions away from conflict in settings affected by major jihadist groups.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 391, Issue 10140, 9 May 2018, Pages 2642-2692

In support of SDGs 3 and 5, this Lancet Commission report presents a comprehensive agenda for global, regional, and national progress on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), up to 2030 and beyond. The report highlights why recognition of, and investment in, SRHR is pivotal to shaping future economic development and environmental sustainability, and proposes an essential package of SRHR services that should be universally available to all individuals who need them.

United Nations Global Compact, 2018

In this year’s Special Edition of the UN Global Compact-Accenture Strategy CEO Study, the world’s largest program of CEO research on sustainability, we focus our attention on goal 17, transforming partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals. Following a decade of research into the views of business leaders worldwide, we examine the views of UN leaders. As the UN Secretary-General calls for enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and the private sector, we ask agency heads and partnership practitioners across the UN system: what will it take to scale up partnerships to bring about transformational impact on the SDGs?

United Nations, March 2018. 

Contributing to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this research report assesses the risks that UN sanctions now face, suggesting steps to protect their legitimacy and effectiveness.
ICIS,

February 2018

The consumer and legislative demand to reduce plastic packaging supports goal 12 (responsible consumption and production). This report looks at the increasing demand for plastic packaging in-light of recent European legislation to reduce it.

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