Libraries: The SDGs' driving force – Interview with Gerald Beasley at Cornell University
Why should librarians communicate and advocate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Librarian Gerald Beasley at Cornell University shares how he supports the SDGs and how other librarians can improve the way they support the SDGs.
5 things librarians can do right now to support the UN SDGs
Libraries are perfectly placed to act as catalysts for solutions to achieving the SDGs. But with so much at stake it can be hard to know where to start. This post explores five areas where you can make an immediate impact
Leadership challenges and opportunities at the intersection of sustainability and global business
The more companies that develop meaningful sustainability strategies, the better for society. But how do you implement such a strategy? We spoke with book author Chrissa Pagitsas to find out more
Supporting sustainability: what can librarians do?
Inspired by work highlighted in the 2021 Sustainable Business Report, we take a look at what’s meant by sustainability and some simple ways librarians can put sustainability on their library agenda
How can librarians support Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) research?
Why is it important to help support researchers together? Nicola Jones, Head of Publishing SDG programme, shares her thoughts on how she thinks librarians can support the SDGs
Springer Nature joins SDG Publishers Compact
London | Berlin | New York 21 December 2020
The Compact aims to accelerate progress to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
University College London: crossing borders and disciplines to tackle the world’s challenges
Academic institutions are at the forefront of the sustainable development movement, producing research, that can provide the basis for new policies. UCL’s response to the Sustainable Development goals is called Grand Challenges (GC) and started in 2008 with the aim to address six grand challenges faced globally, using their influence and network both in the academic and industrial scene.
Springer Urban Studies Programme: Research to Make the World’s Urban Areas More Sustainable
With global urban populations continuing to grow (UN DESA, 2018), many of the challenges associated with sustainability and human well-being will play out across the world’s towns and cities. Within Springer’s Earth Sciences, Geography, & Environment Department, is a dedicated Urban Studies & Urban Geography programme whose mission is to be at the forefront of research that both informs and helps to sustain the global community.
Nature Ecology & Evolution: Promoting the Importance of Biodiversity to the Wider World
July 2018 | Over a series of articles, we’ll be exploring the role Springer Nature Research Journals are playing in tackling specific Sustainable Development Goals, but also how their diverse natural science and social science remit is seeing them address the much broader challenges that make up the programme. In this interview, find out how the broad range of fundamental research covered in Nature Ecology & Evolution impacts almost every one of Springer Nature's Grand Challenges goals, with biodiversity and the global consequences of its depletion connecting all of the journal’s subject areas.
Nature Energy: Adapting to Meet our Growing Thirst for Energy
July 2018 | Over a series of articles, we’ll be exploring the role Springer Nature's Journals are playing in tackling specific Sustainable Development Goals, but also how their diverse natural science and social science remit is seeing them address the much broader challenges that make up the programme. In this interview, find out how Nature Energy is publishing research that explores approaches to energy generation, storage, distribution and the impact of these on society and the planet.