Sustainability

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Policy Report
Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched of a report* summarising the results of a survey on the progress front-running Japanese businesses are making towards realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The publication, "SDGs and Business for the Future: Actions by Private...
Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology
Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Sustainability Management
This chapter argues that Japan’s strategy for sustainability and environmental management can be characterized as an approach to overcome environmental challenges by harmonizing environmental conservation and economic competitiveness. This can be characterized as Ecological Modernization that emphasizes improving efficiency and expansion of...
Book Chapter
In Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies
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Several authors
The Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies, developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with the financial support of the European Commission, provides a non-exhaustive review of policies and initiatives that are promoting the shift towards SCP patterns. This report identifies examples of effective...