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Fact Sheet
The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions;...
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...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Ministry of the Environment Japan
The Japanese government has proposed a vision called "Circulating and Ecological Economy" in the Fifth Basic Environment Plan approved by the Cabinet in April 2018. The Circulating and Ecological Economy is an idea that aims to develop self-reliant and decentralized societies by leveraging regional resources, including natural environments and...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
- The APFSD has grown into a useful multi-stakeholder platform for sharing experiences and networking around sustainable development. - It is important to examine whether stakeholder engagement provides meaningful space for the stakeholders and whether it is built on the “minimum requirement” of protecting and respecting human rights. - Subregional...
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...
Presentation
Second Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific Region Parliaments on Achieving the SDGs
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) hosted its second regional seminar to provide parliaments the opportunity to discuss their crucial role in achieving the SDGs and invited IGES as the speaker for the session on climate change. The presentation put particular emphasis on how parliaments and parliamentarians could increase awareness on climate change....
Training or Learning Material
Clean Air Asia (CAA) organised a training on the Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Mongolia to enable local-level air quality managers to implement strategies and programmes towards air quality improvement and climate change mitigation. To conduct the training, CAA invited IGES to deliver the co-benefits training for the representatives...