IGES SDGs Project

 

IGES SDGs project, "Aspiration to Action," will examine and suggest essential "means of implementation (MOI)" so that global SDGs can be put into action through active engagement with various stakeholders and partners.

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Policy Report
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The Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched a report "SDGs and Business to Overcome the COVID-19 Pandemic: Actions by Companies and Organisations in Japan", showing the latest survey results on the actual status of Japanese companies' efforts regarding the SDGs.

This report, now...

Policy Report

Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched of a report “SDGs and Business in the ESG era: Actions by Companies and Organisations in Japan”.* This latest report includes the results of the questionnaire survey as well as how both financial  institutions and companies address ESG finance...

Commissioned Report
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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...

Policy Report
Author:
Tsuneo
Oba
Kunihiko
Yokoishi
Hiroshi
Sato
Asami
Kokufuda

This latest report, “Mainstreaming the SDGs in Business: Actions by Companies and Organisations in Japan”, includes the results of the 2018 survey as well as a survey specifically focused on diversity management, which is closely linked to SDG5 (gender equality and women's empowerment), SDG8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG10 (reduced...

PR, Newsletter or Other

IGES recognises the importance of science, technology and innovation (STI) to achieve the SDGs, and tries to incorporate STI into our research and engagement with target stakeholders. This brochure shows examples of STI-related research activities by IGES which take a needs-based approach.

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Updated: March 2021

UNEA-4 Special webpage

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11-15 March 2019, and focused on the theme of “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”.

Project
Updated: August 2019

Integrated Policies for Sustainable Cities

Launched in April 2013, the Sustainable Cities Programme of the Integrated Policies for Sustainable Societies (IPSS) Area at IGES was created to 1) develop tools and methods to assess sustainable urban transport, architecture (spatial planning), and...

Associated Events

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HLPF Related Webinar

Report on the United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2020: Japan's Role in Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Achievement of the SDGs

The United Nations has designated the 2020s as the "decade of action to deliver the SDGs by 2030", and calls on all countries and stakeholders to take accelerated actions toward achieving the SDGs. However, at the start of this important decade...

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