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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...
Policy Report
This new research report— based on surveys and personal interviews with as many as 250 Japanese companies—represents a first look at actions being undertaken by Japanese companies on SDG implementation. Key observations and findings of the report include: - Growing awareness, yet challenges remain. Awareness about the SDGs has increased among CSR...
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Working Paper
The1st World Sustainability Forum
Author:
Satoshi
Shimano
The education and business sectors are both important in every nation's progress. Hence developing the human capacity within them in the context of education for sustainable development (ESD) is vital in the transition towards sustainability. With the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development drawing to the last third of its phase, evaluation...
Discussion Paper
In Asia, private sector has been the engine of much of recent economic growth, while its regional growth has kept the entire world growing. However, this expansion also came with a cost of environmental sustainability that starts shaking the development process itself. Increasing awareness and growing public concerns about the negative...