Our subject areas

Our four goals

We’re especially passionate about aligning everything we do with the UN SDGs. So, we have a particular focus on commissioning work in four key areas related to these goals. You can find out more about these, and opportunities to contribute to these communities, via the links below.

A fairer society

We are passionate about working with researchers globally to deliver a fairer, more inclusive society. This perhaps has never been more important in today’s divided world...



Healthier lives

We understand the value of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body...



Responsible management

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working...



Quality education for all

We believe in quality education for everyone, everywhere and by highlighting the issue and speaking to experts in the field, we can find ways we can all be part of the solution...




With over 340 journals in our portfolio, were bound to have some titles you’ll be interested in.

You can search for journals by journal name or ISSN number, of filter by subject area.



As an award-winning books publisher, we release over 300 titles each year. You can browse and buy books, including titles from our popular book series, in our online bookstore.

Emerald Open Research

Our open access platform Emerald Open Research publishes a range of content types, from original research articles to case studies and data notes. The platform offers six gateways, each publishing research aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With open peer review controlled by the author and an open data policy, research will be openly available to read, download and reuse, reaching a truly global audience.

Case studies

Complete with accompanying teaching notes, our peer-reviewed case studies are an engaging way to allow student to test their assumptions and decision-making skills.

Expert Briefings

We've teamed up with Oxford Analytica to deliver Expert Briefings. These briefings contain the latest geopolitical and macroeconomic analysis from a global network of independent academics, former policymakers, regulators and industry leaders. Expert Briefings bring thematic teaching to life by exploring the impact and implications of emerging trends and developments.