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This analysis of 160 cases of artificial intelligence (AI) being used for social good touches on all 17 of the SDGs, with Goal 3, good health and wellbeing, being particularly well documented in terms of AI for good.
In this short video, former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, responds to two questions about the importance of data and partnerships in advancing the SDGs.
Elsevier,

Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 70, January 2019, Pages 145-168.

Municipal wastewater is a remarkable energy source but in order to recover the energy present efficiently, it is crucial to up-concentrate the organics in wastewaters. This paper contributes to SDG 7 by providing a comprehensive evaluation of the current practices applied to up-concentrate organic matter, as well as various up-to-date treatment configurations.
This article and video highlights a project between Elsevier and Wageningen University which examines how research impacts society, with a particular focus on SDG 2.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 13, October 2018, Pages 140-145.

This article contributes to goals 9 and 12 by discussing the approaches and tools used by the chemical industry to support the SDGs.
This article contributes to goals 9 and 12 by examining the role of sustainable chemistry in advancing enviornmental innvoation in the cosmetics industry.
This chapter contributes to goals 7 and 9 by looking in-depthly at the various structures of nanocomposaite proton exchange membranes (PEMs) using carbon nanotubes, graphene, and graphene oxide as fillers.
To advance goals 7 and 9, this chapter examines the properties of Polyaniline-Graphene Nanocomposite and considers its suitability as an energy storage material.
Elsevier,

Introduction to Petroleum Biotechnology, 2018, Pages 259-286.

This chapter contributes to goal 7 by examining the effects of petroleum and its by-products on the environment and the Biotechnological remedies for such situations.
Clarifying the scope and activity within the large field of artificial intelligence (AI) can help research leaders, policymakers, funders and investors, and the public navigate AI and understand how it has evolved over time. In doing so, this report provides clues to where AI is headed and how policies might be shaped to continue making advances in a responsible way, contributing to SDG 9.

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