Sustainable consumption and production

Antibiotic use within food production directly relates to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being) and 12 (responsible consumption and production). This article explores the unpredictable nature of antimicrobial resistance and the necessity for governments to reinvent health security, regulatory responses and trade strategies.
This paper contributes to SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). This paper demonstrates, from a food consumption perspective, the potential of life cycle thinking in understanding the complex and often “hidden” linkages between food, energy and water systems.
To further SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), this article advocates transdisciplinary approaches across supply chains, industry and ecological technology for ensuring the sustainability of food, energy, and water systems.
Directly contributing to SDGs 2 (zero hunger), 6 (clean water and sanitation) and 7 (affordable and clean energy), this paper proposes a solar energy enabled desalination process for producing fresh water, electricity generation and hydrogen production.
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Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 133, Jun 2018, Pages 343-353.

This research contributes to SDGs 6 (clean water and sanitation), 7 (affordable and clean energy), 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 15 (life on land). The study specifically maps and quantifies nitrogen nutrient flows in a local food-energy-water system and indicates how such modeling could inform decision-making for sustainable management of nutrients.
Linking to Goal 12, this is the UN Global Compact Sustainable Supply Chains website
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Sustainable Materials and Technologies Volume 15, April 2018, Pages 9-18

In reference to Goal 12, this article reviews the industry activities, policy initiatives and research projects aiming to secure an adequate supply of raw materials that have recently been initiated in Europe.
This paper presents a case study around emerging technologies for data storage and what their implementation at mass scale might mean for existing supply chains and market dynamics for certain critical materials, looking to address goal 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production).
Elsevier,

Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Volume 15, April 2018, Pages 1-8

This article explores the importance of lightweight technology in reducing automobile life cycle impacts, which ultimately affects Goals 9, 12 and 13.
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Sustainable Materials and Technologies Volume 15, April 2018, Pages 19-26

Relating to Goal 9 and Goal 12, this paper highlights current methodologies used to assess materials criticality, how these assessments are used to reduce materials-related risk and to what extent there is room for improvement.

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