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Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
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This report provides diverse possibilities of the future in 2050 as the basis for discussions on future lifestyles by different stakeholders and citizens in a more participatory foresight process. Based on the outcome of a survey of future-oriented experts, this report gathers insights from experts in diverse fields on a global scale, with both...
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This paper explores the current understanding regarding the Circulating and Ecological Economy (CEE) and the Regional/Local CES concepts put forward by Japan’s Fifth Basic Environment Plan. The CEE and the Regional/Local CES advance a low-carbon, self-reliant, and decentralised society based on living in harmony with nature. The Regional/Local CES...
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循環経済(サーキュラーエコノミー)とは、資源循環を通じた経済の在り方であり、調達、生産、消費、廃棄といった一方向の流れではなく、リサイクル、再利用、再生産、省資源の製品開発、シェアリングなどを通じた資源循環の実現を目指す概念である。本稿では、欧州における政策開発や国際合意を背景に近年急速に機運が高まりつつある循環経済に焦点を当て、なぜいま世界的に循環経済が注目されているのか、またその実施に向けた動きをSDGsやビジネスの観点から概観している。
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for integration has given rise to a number of tools and research that can help capture synergies and avoid trade-offs across goals and targets. These include tools that employ...
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2015年12月に発表された「EU新循環経済政策パッケージ(Closing the loop - An EU action plan for the Circular Economy)」の概要と主なポイントをまとめました。 Remarks: 2015年12月に発表された「EU新循環経済政策パッケージ(Closing the loop - An EU action plan for the Circular Economy)」の概要と主なポイントをまとめた。(2016年4月6日一部改定)
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This report introduces factsheets on 11 different indicators for monitoring 3R and waste management policy implementation. The report is based on a research project of the Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Group, coordinated by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and funded by the FY 2012 and FY 2013 Asia Resource Circulation...
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Editor:
Ryoko
SEGUCHI
Th is report was developed by Friends of the Earth Japan (FoE Japan) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with updated case studies as an English-language version of the Japanese report “Yori sukunai shigen de yori yutakana kurashi wo (A Richer Life with Fewer Resources),” published by FoE Japan in March 2013. This report...
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The 5th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, Surabaya, Indonesia, February 25-27, 2014
Author:
Pariatamby
AGAMUTHU
This background paper was prepared by experts of the Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Group to showcase a choice of core set of policy and performance indicators on the 3Rs and resource efficiency with explaining reason, challenges and practical advantages for using these indicators. The report is based on a research project of the Asia...