Reports

Lexis Nexis Construction
LexisNexis Legal & Professional,

Business Insight Solutions, September 2016

There are more than 45 million victims of modern slavery globally with a significant number involved in construction. This report argues that forced labour and modern slavery are common throughout the global construction industry. Engaging key stakeholders and raising awareness of the issue from a global perspective are key to the advancement of SDG target 8.7 to eradicate forced labour, ending modern slavery and human trafficking by 2025.
An autonomous harvester starts to cut robot-grown barley
Farmers Weekly,

6 September 2017

The groundbreaking Hands Free Hectare project has just seen its first harvest. This £200,000 Innovation UK-funded project by Harper Adams University with Precision Decisions has modified existing machinery to drill, sow, spray and harvest the crop without any human control. The project aims to show how automation can facilitate a sustainable farming system where multiple smaller, lighter machines will enter the field, minimising the level of compaction (SDG 15, life on land and SDG 9, industry, innovation and infrastructure).
Cancer Moonshot Report
Elsevier,

Research Intelligence, August 2016

With this report, Elsevier aims to benchmark and map out the global landscape of cancer research to provide helpful new insights. Along with other materials, this benchmark report will offer the research community, pubic, policymakers and research funding organizations information on the current state of cancer related research. We hope this report will be used to inform the development of new operational approaches, priorities, policies and funding strategies to produce new knowledge that will address key challenges related to cancer in the most effective, efficient and impactful way possible.

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 10, this infographic highlights the human rights dimension of each Sustainable Development Goal, by indicating the relevant international human rights instrument that applies.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

This report examines the real estate sector’s impact in relation to the UN Global Compact’s four focus areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption, relating to Goal 9 and Goal 17.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

This report provides an overview on how to do business with respect to children's right to be free from child labour, with the aim to improve global supply chain governance, due diligence and remediation processes to advance the progressive elimination of child labour. This report relates to Goal 8 and Goal 10.

United Nations Global Compact, 2016

This series examines trends in participation in the Caring for Climate initiative, including emissions performance of companies, as well as progress companies have made against the five commitments endorsed by all signatories in the Caring for Climate Leadership Statement. By providing this analysis, Caring for Climate seeks to remind signatories of their progress towards a building a low-carbon society and to encourage greater participation in the initiative, supporting goals 12,13,14 and 15.

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