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Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...
Conference Proceeding
First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
Policy Report
Author:
Tsuneo
Oba
Kunihiko
Yokoishi
Hiroshi
Sato
Asami
Kokufuda
This latest report, “Mainstreaming the SDGs in Business: Actions by Companies and Organisations in Japan”, includes the results of the 2018 survey as well as a survey specifically focused on diversity management, which is closely linked to SDG5 (gender equality and women's empowerment), SDG8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG10 (reduced...
Policy Report
Author:
Anna
Bartalini
This report assesses the extent to which the G20 countries are making concrete efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Concrete policy measures and budget allocations are the focus of this assessment which is based on a survey of the extent to which the G20 countries reported concrete policy measures and budget allocations in...
Policy Report
Author:
G7 Resource Efficiency Alliance Members
This synthesis report has been produced as a follow-up activity of the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency on both the Toyama Framework on Material Cycles (2016) and the 5-year Bologna Roadmap (2017) adopted at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meetings, conducted under an initiative of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. Reports on actions by the...
Policy Report
Climate change deepens poverty; whereas, researches have shown financial inclusion is one of the best ways to build resilience to the climate change effects. Inclusive green finance is an evolving policy area in which member institutions of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) are beginning to implement policies, regulations and national...
Conference Proceeding
Despite the region’s vulnerability to climate change, there is a serious lack of capacity in Asia for developing quality project proposals for climate change adaptation that can attract financing, which largely hinders implementation of Paris Agreement and the 2030 Development Agenda. Capacity building programmes are needed so that local...
Policy Report
Asia is home to 60% of the world’s total population, with further population growth forecast in the future. In addition, the region accounts for 30% of global GDP and by 2050 this share is expected to exceed 50%, making Asia the region with the most dynamic growth in the world. Against this background, there is a worsening impact on the environment...
Policy Report
Author:
UNEP
Secretariat
GEO-6
High Level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group (HLG)
GEO-6
Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP)
GEO6
Co-chairs and Authors
GEO-6
Government Representatives
The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is the result of a consultative and participatory process to prepare an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response in addressing environmental challenges and the possible pathways to achieving various internationally agreed environmental goals. The GEO is a...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Tsukasa
Saito
This proceeding is related to the “Training of Trainers’ workshop held on 15 October 2018 at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which was conducted under the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP), specifically as part of the activities under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project)...