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In SDGsの基礎
2016年1月にSDGs(持続可能な開発目標)の取組み期間が開始し、世界中で注目を高めています。とりわけ企業で、経営の中枢に据えることが想定されています。CSR経営・CSV経営の延長としての位置づけはもちろんのこと、社会的責任としての取組みのみならず、社会課題を、収益事業として取組むこと(本業化)も期待されています。そのような側面からも、SDGsをどのように捉え、どのように取組むべきかの道しるべが待望されています。 出版社の本書紹介ページ https://www.sendenkaigi.com/books/media-pr/detail.php?id=16800
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Developing a Waste Management Strategy Focusing on Waste as a Resource: the Case of Mandalay City [IGES e-Learning Series] is made up of two videos: 1) Addressing Mandalay's Waste Crisis – A Community in Transition 2) Developing a Waste Management Strategy: Transforming Waste from Problem to Resource These two educational videos highlight the...
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Developing a Waste Management Strategy Focusing on Waste as a Resource: the Case of Mandalay City [IGES e-Learning Series] is made up of two videos: 1) Addressing Mandalay's Waste Crisis – A Community in Transition 2) Developing a Waste Management Strategy: Transforming Waste from Problem to Resource These two educational videos highlight the...
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As with many other cities in Cambodia, Battambang Municipality faces huge challenges in managing its waste. With no consistent annual budget allocated to waste management services, the city relied on the private sector for municipal waste collection and disposal services based on user fees collected from residents. However, with low service quality...
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In Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs
* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable. * Accelerating the adoption and use of “sustainable” technology in all countries is necessary to achieve a transformation to sustainability. * Technology is prominently highlighted in the SDGs as a means of...
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Cities contribute more than 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions; therefore, low-carbon city development needs to be enhanced for achieving the “2 degree Celsius target” of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Appropriate policies and measures at both national and local levels need to be implemented for mobilizing...
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Author:
Chatura
Welivitiya
Nadeesha
Godakanda
Nadeeka S
Amarasinghe
Masaki
Taniguchi
This case study summarises the experience and lessons learned of the pilot project that has been implementing by the CITYNET Yokohama Project Office in Japan partnered with the HELP-O, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), to assist in improving the Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) in Galle City based on the successful experience of...
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This brief summarises the proceedings and outcomes of the 1st CCET webinar which was held on 25 July 2017 at the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center in line with the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) 2017. It is aimed to provide a step wise guideline on how national and local authorities can undertake practical and...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
This chapter uses the Japan National Report on Disaster Reduction to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (Kobe, Japan) in 2005 and the National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013) premised on the Hyogo Framework for Action priority areas format to assess the status of disaster risk...
Book Chapter
In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Gensuo
Jia
Bundit
Limmeechokchai
As with past Global Environment Outlooks (GEOs), once the current state of the environment and policy response is assessed, it is important to look at possible policy pathways to a more sustainable future. With recent developments at the international level in late 2015, namely the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris...