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Edward Elgar Publishing signs the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact

February 9, 2021

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Edward Elgar Publishing signs the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact

We are delighted to announce that we have signed up to the UN’s SDG Publishers Compact.

As signatories we 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. The compact includes 10 action points that publishers can commit to undertake to accelerate progress to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

We aspire to develop sustainable practices and act as champions of the SDGs during the Decade of Action

Our commitment to the compact aligns with our company mission to enrich and support our academic and professional communities in social sciences and law through creative commissioning and effective dissemination of high calibre content for a global audience. It also reflects our values of thoughtful publishing and a collaborative, long term and globally oriented approach to business.

Explore our curated content that relates to individual Sustainable Development Goals through our SDG collection.


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How Disorderly Democracies Can Outperform Efficient Autocracies in Tackling Coronavirus

May 13, 2020

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How DisorderlyGermany has succeeded in fighting the coronavirus in part by combing strong national leadership with regional autonomy.
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Open Access Publishing

August 23, 2019

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High angle view of many hardback books. Library or school.

Alex Pettifer, our Editorial Director, discusses Elgar’s approach to assessing and publishing new Open Access titles.

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The Bleak Silence that Greeted Warning that we have 12 Years to Save the Planet

October 25, 2018

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Geoffrey Jones explores the world’s reaction to the news that we have 12 years to reverse climate change and places it in wider historical context. […]

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Q and A for Law ECRs

April 6, 2018

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Our law editors and all @Elgar_Law want to thank everyone who got involved in our first Twitter chat.

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