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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...
Commissioned Report
Author:
環境省
2018年4月に閣議決定された第5次環境基本計画において、「地域循環共生圏」の概念が提唱されました。「地域循環共生圏」とは、各地域が美しい自然景観等の地域資源を最大限活用しながら自立・分散型の社会を形成しつつ、それぞれの地域の特性に応じて、他地域と資源を補完し支え合うことにより、地域の活力が最大限に発揮されることを目指す考え方です。本事例集では、他の国や国際社会に参考となるような地域循環共生圏に関する日本の16の先進的取組を紹介することで、世界の各地で地域循環共生圏を創造する取組を後押しすることを目的としています。 本書のダウンロードはこちら(PDF) https://www.env.go.jp/policy/chiikijunkan/pdf/jirei_jp.pdf
Presentation
East Asian Sociological Association Congress
New social movements are constantly emerging that aim to implement sustainable solutions: the Return to Rural movement is a typical case that operates on the underlying premise that the current development centred consumer society should recognize the urgent need for radical shift due to the scale of catastrophic environmental degradation and socio...
Presentation
―企業のレポーティングと情報開示― 「高まるレポーティングの重要性と最新動向」
2019年1月23日に開催したミニシンポジウム(IGES共催)「―企業のレポーティングと情報開示―「高まるレポーティングの重要性と最新動向」」での報告資料です。 「SDGsを企業報告に統合するための実践ガイド(日本語翻訳版)」は、以下よりご取得いただけます。 https://pub.iges.or.jp/pub/practical_guide_jp
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Book
Author:
Robert
Steele
Emma
Marsden
Charina
Cabrido
The SDGs have led to a proliferation of new tools and methods that can strengthen the integration of the environment into development plans. There is, however, limited information about which tools are best suited to integration at different stages of the policy making process. This tool compendium presents an inventory of tools, methods, and...
Policy Report
Author:
Robert
Steele
Charina
Cabrido
Emma
Marsden
This report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific regarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and 15. It also looks at selected environment-related targets that have a direct relationship with responsible consumption and production, and sustainable marine and terrestrial ecosystems management...
Book Chapter
In The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment
Author:
Eri
Saikawa
Arnico
Panday
Shichang
Kang
Ritesh
Gautam
Zhiyuan
Cong
E.
Somanathan
Bhupesh
Adhikary
Air pollution has large impacts on the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), affecting not just the health of people and ecosystems, but also climate, the cryosphere, monsoon patterns, water availability, agriculture, and incomes. Although the available data are not comprehensive, they clearly show that the HKH receives significant amounts of air pollution...
Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP
Heinz
Schandl
ASEAN is committed to the implementation of two parallel, but inter related processes: the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 (ASEAN Vision 2025) and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). From the outset ASEAN Member States underlined the complementarity of these two agendas in their efforts to uplift the standards of...
Briefing Note
On 5-8 September 2017, the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment (the Summit) was convened in Bangkok, Thailand. This briefing note draws upon the observations of researchers from the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to underline key points involving the SDGs, air pollution, and resource efficiency that stood out...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Raimund
Bleischwitz
Arnold
Tukker
Heinz
Schandl
Drawing from papers in this special volume (SV), this introductory paper on absolute reductions argues that the magnitude, scope and urgency of the sustainability challenge require a drastic change in global civilisation, including a radical transformation of the institutional arrangements and socio-technical systems that facilitate the pursuit of...