Sustainable Development Goals
Linking scholarly articles to SDGs: an automated approach
Shana Chong, Marc Arul Weissmann, Markson Wee Chien Chin, Weng Marc Lim, Tania Sabatino
This paper proposes methodological approaches to automatically categorise journal articles into one or more Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The authors collaborate with Swinburne University of Technology researchers to collect a set of sustainable development articles with topics covering all SDGs.
Remote communities: improving access to essential services
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia advocates for policy reform across all of Australia’s infrastructure. This report sets out an ambitious reform agenda to transform infrastructure service delivery in remote communities across water, energy and telecommunications.
Climate law and public policy innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals: accelerating pre-CoP27 Paris Agreement compliance
The science is clear. Human activities, particularly rising emissions levels due to fossil fuel combustion and other embedded high carbon intensity economic systems, are causing dangerous consequences. This paper argues that institutes of all kinds must play a critical role in scaling up contributions to...
How can digital public technologies accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals?
Rapid shifts in digital technologies are changing the context for pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals. This paper focuses on 'digital public technology' (DPT), meaning digital assets that create a level playing field for broad access or use - by virtue of being publicly owned, publicly...
A freshwater future: without blue, there is no green economy
While awareness of greater water-related business risks driven by climate change has grown, and the need for water security has gained attention, the topic is often seen in competition for attention and resources with other sustainable development priorities. This white paper shines a spotlight on...
The case for living wages
As a key pathway to addressing poverty, living wages are rich in business benefits. This report argues that the payment of living wages remains one of the most powerful routes to help people out of poverty, realise human rights, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...
Greening libraries report
This report aims to highlight examples of best practice and inform the creation of a toolkit for libraries to help them support environmental action, further the greening libraries movement, as well as exemplify sustainability practices that are consistent with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Inclusive policy-working with minority ethnic young people for Decent Work
Young people are one of the most significant assets in policy-making. They contribute insight from the perspective of those affected by a policy or policy change, and as our future community and business leaders. This briefing outlines how the creative, participatory method of appreciative inquiry...
Sustainability through resilient collaborative housing networks: a case study of an Australian pop-up shelter
The UN Sustainable Development Goal “Sustainable Cities and Communities” foregrounds access to adequate, safe, and affordable housing. However, housing as a sector has faced significant sustainability challenges. Countries such as Australia face unaffordable house prices, bottlenecks in social housing supply, and escalating homelessness. To address...
Urban resilience for local government: concepts, definitions and qualities
This paper provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and qualities of urban resilience to better understand how to address the challenges of the future with the ideas of today.
Greening libraries: a literature review for the Australian Library and Information Association
This publication provides an overview of academic and professional literature relating to sustainability practices in the library and information sector in Australia and overseas.
Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990–2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019
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Understanding the current state of the HIV epidemic and its change over time is essential to this effort. This study assesses the current sex-specific HIV burden in 204 countries and territories and measures progress in the control of the epidemic.
Figuring the transition from circular economy to circular society in Australia
This study contributes to debates on circular discourses, nature, and the limitations of the circular economy in Australia, the relational space of intermediation, and the nature of MLP transitions for a sustainable circular transition economy in Australia.
Sustainable Development Goals: stretch targets for Australian libraries 2020-2030
10 Sustainable Development Goal stretch targets are proposed for libraries in Australia from 2020-2030, following a period of refinement from September 2019.
World social protection report 2020-22
This report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on new data, it offers a broad range of global, regional and country data on social protection coverage, benefits...
The government’s preparedness to implement the Sustainable Development Goals
This report explores how the New Zealand government how is demonstrating its commitment to the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
SDG measurement and disclosure 3.0: a study of ASX150 companies
This report will be of interest to investors, regulators, and other stakeholders to better understand how top public-listed Australian companies are relating to and managing the different Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report provides an analysis of the SDG disclosure practices in 2020 by the...
Halving food waste: Australia’s progress on SDG 12.3
This policy brief outlines Australia’s progress on SDG Target 12.3 — halving food waste by 2030. The Australian government set and committed to this target. With less than nine years remaining, urgent action is required to halve food waste by 2030.
Sexual and reproductive health and rights and the Sustainable Development Goals
This report identifies eight overarching sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) strategies for Australia and the Pacific to support achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Wellbeing economy policy design guide
This guide is a starting point for policy-makers interested in building a Wellbeing Economy - to consider relevant processes that can support them along the way.
Making peace with nature
This report lays out the gravity of Earth’s triple environmental emergencies – climate, biodiversity loss and pollution – through a unique synthesis of findings from major global assessments. The report flags the interlinkages between our environmental and development challenges and describes the roles of all...
Counting pennies 2
Violence against children impacts more than one billion children and costs world economies US$7 trillion annually. This report offers a rare glimpse into the state of donor investment to end violence against children, and offers key findings and recommendations for how to improve the situation...
Transforming Australia SDG progress report
This report measures Australia’s performance against a set of 56 indicators linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report builds on targets and measures of progress that the independent National Sustainable Development Council developed in 2018.
Mobility pulse insights
This report highlights how business can play an essential role in influencing employee, customer and sector mobility options. The report provides examples of business using mobility tools to provide economic savings, improve employee health and wellbeing, and reduce GHG emissions.
Female autonomy in household decision-making and intimate partner violence: evidence from Pakistan
The aim of this study is to explore the links between female autonomy in household decision-making and intimate partner violence in a highly relevant, yet under-studied context - Pakistan.