The new showcase of books on the climate crisis has the participation of dozens of publishers, echoing a COP26 goal: working together.
The signing of the Climate Pledge this summer by Amsterdam-based Elsevier sets it on course to ‘achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.’
In the run-up to COP26, the Springer Nature Group creates a Climate Action Officer position as it works with the SDG Publishers Compact.
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.