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Review of the Implementation Status of the Outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development -
This paper was prepared by Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), for the Regional Implementation Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16), 26-27 November 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Remarks: The original document can be downloaded from...
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This report presents the results of IGES research on public timber procurement policy to date. It includes a comparative analysis between Japan’s policy and those of several European countries. In addition to providing recommendations for further strengthening Japan’s policy, the report identifies a generic set of elements that public timber...
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This publication aims to share the preliminary key findings of ADB study entitled Towards Resource Efficient Economies in Asia and the Pacific. It provides an overview of resource inefficiency and its consequences in the Asia and Pacific region, describes challenges and key actions taken in the region, and identifies new business opportunities and...
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Asian cities have faced problems caused by rapid urbanization for decades. While urbanization can bring economic development to the cities, it also produces decrease of natural resources or environmental deterioration. From the perspective of fresh water related issues, Asian cities are suffering from scarcity of water resources and water...
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木材の公共調達政策に関する研究成果をまとめた本書では、日欧における政策の比較分析を行い、日本が合法性や持続可能性を満たした木材の調達を優先させるための提言に加え、効果的な調達政策が兼ね備えるべき要素を包括的に示している。 Remarks: English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=983 If you wish to receive a hardcopy of the report, please contact fc-info@iges.or.jp .
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The objective of this project is to answer the question of "how business/industry can realise a sustainable society". To attain this objective, two goals were set: (1) to identify promising business models for realising a sustainable society and develop relevant methods to quantify their potential while proposing masures to promote such businesses,...
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This book presents a coherent body of research work encompassing conceptual clarification, theoretical analysis and empirical analysis employing a case study. This book is motivated to operationalise sustainable development (SD) in the spirit of Brundtland Report paying special attention to water-stressed developing countries. The main objective of...
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This study examines two major transitions in forest governance - decentralisation and state-sponsored (formal) community forestry - with respect to whether they are opening spaces for communities to contribute to sustainable forest management. Our main thesis is that there is a need for democratic decentralisation in order to effectively re-engage...
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Summary of the book "Asian Aspirations for Climate Regime Beyond 2012" (Report of the second round of "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" in 2006) in Japanese. 本報告書は、2006年11月にIGESが発行した「Asian Aspirations for Climate Regime Beyond 2012」の内容を抄訳したものである。本報告書では、まず、2012年以降の国際枠組みに対するアジア諸国の視点について紹介し、続いて、主要テーマであるエネルギー安全保障と持続可能な開発...