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In The Circular Economy and the Global South Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition
Against the backdrop of the growth of mainstream agriculture driven by export-oriented commercial crops, the recent emergence of organic farming in Thailand is remarkable. Organic farming is considered as an opportunity to encourage people to adopt a Sufficiency Economy, the guiding principle of national sustainable development, and also...
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In SDGsと環境教育:地球資源制約の視座と持続可能な開発目標のための学び
持続可能な生産と消費(SCP)は、「消費と生産システムが環境に及ぼすネガティブな影響を最小化しつつ、すべての人にとっての生活の質の向上を目指す包括的なアプローチ」と定義され、非常に包括的で広範な政策概念である。SCPに関連して、2015年に「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」とパリ合意と言う2つの国際合意がなされたことは注目すべきである。いずれの場合も、無限の資源、環境容量を前提としない社会経済へと舵取りすることについて国際合意したことにその画期性がある。この2つの政策的文脈の中で、生産と消費のあり方を変えることで社会経済の仕組みをより持続可能にすること(SCP)が注目されている。SCPを実現するための政策を検討する上では、製品とサービスのライフサイクル、ライフスタイルの変化...
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In Sustainable Asia: Supporting the Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asian Developing Countries
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This chapter looks at the recent evolution of SCP as a concept, from the perspective of the global United Nations (UN) policy process, with examples of how this has been reflected in Asia. The intention is not to provide a comprehensive history, but to situate SCP in Asia within the larger SD discourse and to highlight some features that could be...
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In The Economics of Waste Management in East Asia
This paper provides an overview of Thailand's national policy on municipal solid waste (MSW) management and recycling, which is aligned to the country's sufficiency economic policy and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). It summarizes the current actual waste management and recycling scenario in the country, provides examples of local initiatives to...
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Green Economy and Green Growth in international trends of sustainability indicators

In Chapter 1 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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Efficiency and fairness of resource use: from a planetary boundary perspective

In Chapter 2 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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In Waste as a Resource
The key challenges in waste management facing rapidly developing economies are the consideration of increasing resource consumption and waste generation, as well as the establishment of a ‘‘sound material cycle society’’. The latter refers to the concept of promoting a social change in which the consumption of natural resources is minimised and the...