SDG 1: No Poverty

The United Nations estimates that more than 700 million people, or 10% of the world population, live in extreme poverty or can not fulfill the most basic needs including health, education, access to water, and sanitation. In response to this the goal of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 1 is to eradicate poverty in all its forms, leaving no one behind.

In order to help tackle these pressing problems and to help realize the UN’sSN SDG logo © Springer Nature 2019 Sustainable Development Goal 1 (SDG1: NoPoverty), Springer Nature is joining the cause with this hub, collecting research across disciplines and imprints, and aimed at researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and anyone else active in working towards this goal.

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Your work here: Information for Authors

Contact a publishing editor © Mitarart, iStockphotoGetting started publishing your SDG 1 work at Springer Nature is easy. Springer Nature aspires to lead in publishing SDG research, and especially in open access (OA) SDG research.

You can add impact and power to your SDG-related research when you publish it at Springer Nature, and alongside leading research (like the examples above). Research published OA at Springer Nature gets more exposure. For example, research published in fully OA Springer Nature journals are downloaded over 7,000 times on average (up to 5x more than competitors) and cited 7.39 times on average.

Publishing with Springer Nature gives you:

  • A range of journals, from Nature, Springer, and BMC, both hybrid and OA. The journals with SDG content curated above are a small selection of journals you can publish in. Clicking through on them will give you the information — including journal metrics, submission guidelines and more — that you need to plan your next submission.
  • The world’s leading scholarly book program, including the option to publish your book OA. ᐅSDG 1 OA Books
  • Support in finding funding for OA. Many funders and institutions now cover open access (OA) journal article publishing costs for affiliated researchers, as part of an OA agreement with Springer Nature. Find out more about OA agreements and whether you may be entitled to publish OA journal articles with your fees covered. The OA funding support service can help you find and access other OA publishing funds — for journal articles and books — to which you may be entitled.  ᐅOA Agreements  Funding Support Service  The impact of OA
  • Support in writing and publishing your work — both free, including tutorials and paid research solutions services, including editing, translation, and more.  ᐅAuthor Services  ᐅResearch Solutions
  • An easy way to get started on a book. Even if it is only a germ of an idea, by filling in this form, you will be put in touch with an editor who can help you grow it into a fully formed book.  ᐅSubmit your book idea

Encyclopedia of No Poverty

The Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals comprehensively addresses each of the 17 SDGs in an integrated way. This volume addresses SDG 1, namely "End poverty in all its forms everywhere" and contains the description of a range of terms, which allows for a better understanding and fosters knowledge about it. One of the volume’s editors, Amanda Lange Salvia introduces the volume in this short video. 

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SDG1 and societal impact

SDG1 Infographic 95 px-02 © Springer Nature 2021Discover SDG1 researchers' attitudes towards societal impact in this downloadable infographic, part of a larger project in partnership with the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), exploring the role of open research in accelerating progress on global societal challenges. Learn more.

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