May 17, 2022

Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Publishers Compact: Inviting Publishers to Make a More Sustainable Future

From a United Nations News Release:

Players from across the publishing industry are being invited to pledge their commitment to the future by signing a new Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact, launched today at the start of Frankfurter Buchmesse (14-18 October 2020).

The compact features 10 action points that publishers, publishing associations and others can commit to undertaking in order to accelerate progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Signatories aspire to develop sustainable practices and act as champions of the SDGs during the Decade of Action (2020-2030), publishing books and journals that will help inform, develop and inspire action in that direction.

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Direct to Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact Web Page

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