In a bid for international publishing’s sustainability following the COVID-19 emergency, the IPA announces its ‘Inspire’ charter.
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.
Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Brazilian Publishers group releases rights catalogues of books from more than 40 publishing houses.
In nine months, the new international SDG Publishers Compact has attracted its first 100 commitments to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list.
Selections for the African chapter of the Sustainable Development Goals Book Club include two titles in Indigenous African languages.
In both corporate social responsibility and in content production as a major academic publisher, Springer Nature had a big 2020.
The SDG Publishers Compact was introduced at Frankfurter Buchmesse and today gains the support of Paris’ Syndicat national de l’édition.