In nine months, the new international SDG Publishers Compact has attracted its first 100 commitments to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Penguin Random House’s site focused on the publisher’s social outreach has a 2020 update on international projects and growth in diversity.
The 10-year Earthshot Prize for climate-crisis response efforts will see its companion book published in September in the United Kingdom.
The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list.
Knowledge Unlatched seeks cooperation from a widening array of libraries in converting more agreements and titles to open access.
Translator Larissa Kyzer’s curation of Icelandic writings from the past five years describes ‘a harbor both outward- and inward-looking.’
Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher’s carbon footprint.
A first look at the new report on Europe’s book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic.
‘Nature writing’s got a job to do,’ says author Jim Crumley in Publishing Scotland’s new short documentary, ‘Second Nature.’
Vowing to address its own workforce demographics, Penguin Random House releases a Global Social Impact site on corporate responsibility.
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