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11th Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC) annual meeting
Shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) have been developed by global climate change communities for analyzing long-term global societal transitions through science-driven analysis. SSPs can be transformed into local-scale socioeconomic pathways; however, the urban scale requires an in-depth understanding of specific local significant factors. Three...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Climate change has been one of the central issues for long-term transformations of cities. However, environmental loads have not been effectively taken into account for future urban plans. Specifically, possible reductions of carbon emissions from cities significantly rely on technological progress and human lifestyle changes, among other factors...
Discussion Paper
Book Chapter
In Devising a Clean Energy Strategy for Asian Cities
According to UN projections, cities will be home to 60% of the world’s population by 2030. Cities are likely to play an increasingly significant role in improving energy efficiency and decreasing emissions, and constitute platforms of vital importance with respect to the development of global culture, economy, innovation, investment, and...
Policy Brief
This policy brief presents four directions and 12 opportunities for SCP (Sustainable Consumption and Production) policy-making in Asia and the Pacific put forward by the Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) and PECoP-Asia (Asian academic research consortium-led project; refer to the last page). It reflects...
Policy Report
世界人口の半数が暮らす都市において持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)を実施していくことは、持続可能な都市づくり、そして気候変動などの地球規模の課題の解決の観点からも重要です。しかし、SDGsをどのように都市で実践していくかについては、まだ手探りの状況です。このような状況を踏まえ、本レポートでは、日本の都市そして世界の都市部でSDGs の実施に取組んでいる/取組もうとしている人々との学びあいに貢献することを目的とし、日本でSDGs に先進的に取組む自治体のひとつである富山県富山市のSDGsの取組事例を紹介しています。下川町は、社会、経済、環境の3 つの側面から、市民とのパートナーショップを重視しながら、地域課題に取組んできた歴史を持っており、2018 年6 月には、日本政府が推進するSDGs...
Policy Report
Cities plays an important role in achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While all cities recognise the importance of engaging in the SDG agenda, many are still working to find ways to adapt the Goals into their local context with regard to implementation and monitoring. This report, jointly produced by Institute for Global...
Book Chapter
In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
Data or Tool
Initiatives for sustainable societies have gained momentum following recent global agreements on sustainable development, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015. Efforts to support changes in the behaviour and practices of individuals and organisations...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In SRIDジャーナル
プロジェクト・マネジメントの枠組みとしてログフレーム(ロジカル・フレームワーク)が提案されて約半世紀が経つ。近年、新たな評価手法における潮流が出てきている。一つは、社会的インパクト投資の流れを踏まえたインパクト評価(Impact Evaluation)であり、プロジェクトの介入に帰属する成果を定量的に把握することを重視する。一方、アウトカム・マッピング(Outcome Mapping)に代表される質的評価においては、想定外または定量化できない経験知を把握することを重視している。さらに、変化し続ける状況の中でイノベーションを起こすためには、プロジェクトも状況から学び発展する必要があるとの考えから、そのような目的でプロジェクトを支援するための発展的評価(Developmental...