UN Sustainable Goals: The Way Ahead for Publishing and the Content Industries


Tomorrow at noon CET, CCC’s Executive Director, International Relations Michael Healy will moderate, “UN Sustainable Development Goals: The Way Ahead for Publishing and the Content Industries,” the second of three 60 minutes symposia programmed under the overall theme Copyright & Collective Licensing: New Demands in the New Decade as part of the IFRRO International Conference.

The session will look at best practices for implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ask how Reproduction Rights Organizations and the wider copyright community can get involved in and contribute to efforts towards achieving quality education, gender equality and responsible consumption and production, among other goals. Speakers include Sherri Aldis, Chief of UN Publications, United Nations; Michiel Kolman, Co-Chair Workplace Pride, Chair Inclusive Publishing, International Publishers Association; and Simone Taylor, Publisher, AIP Publishing.

CCC recently announced it signed onto the SDG Publishers Compact, joining stakeholders from across the publishing industry to pledge a commitment to the future and dedication to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

The Compact is a 10-point call-to-action in support of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. CCC has committed to develop sustainable practices and act as champions of the SDGs during the Decade of Action (2020-2030) specifically in the areas of Quality Education; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; and Reduced Inequalities.

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A pioneer in voluntary collective licensing, CCC (Copyright Clearance Center) helps organizations integrate, access, and share information through licensing, content, software, and professional services. With expertise in copyright and information management, CCC and its subsidiary RightsDirect collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver innovative information solutions that power decision-making by helping people integrate and navigate data sources and content assets.
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