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Discussion Paper
Lee, Byung-Wook

This paper aims to identify differences and similarities between Japanese and Korean corporate managements in terms of environmental conservation practices and their institutional frameworks. Similar efforts have been made in the countries regarding the introduction of ISO14001 etc. However, there seems to be much difference between their...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In E-alert

第 5 回 IGES 賛助会員セミナー「環境報告書の現状と未来」が 2003 年 3 月 13 日(木) フォーラムよこはまにおいて開催された。 國部克彦プロジェクトリーダー(神戸大学教授)による問題提起では、環境報告書にお ける情報開示の継続的な課題として、比較可能性と信頼性、新たな課題としてサスティナ ビリティ報告書への展開という 3 つの問題が提示された。 次に、平山主任研究員より東証一部上場企業への環境報告書発行状況調査と、2000 年、 2001 年に発行された環境報告書の内容分析の結果が紹介された。2002 年においては東証一 部全上場企業 1496 社のうち約 25%(374 社)が環境報告書を発行している。また、発行 していない企業に発行意思を尋ねたところ...

Policy Report

Water shortages and water related problems in Asia are increasingly attracting concern. Ahead of the Third World Water Forum (WWF3), this issue of IRES, featuring on the sustainable management of freshwater resources, introduces issues and challenges in Asia and provides invaluable suggestions to future research.


Policy Report

[Table of Contents]
- Preface
- Trends in China's forest-related policies - from the perspective of the growing timber trade / Masanobu YAMANE and Wenming LU
- Trends in Malaysian Forest Policy / Weng-Chuen WOON and Haron NORINI
- Trends in Forest Policy of the Philippines / Juan M. PULHIN
- Farm Tree Planting and the Wood Industry in Indonesia : a...

Conference Proceeding

In his keynote speech K. Kokubu, professor at Kobe University and project leader at IGES Kansai Research Center stated the importance of environmental accounting not only for environmental conscious management itself, but for corporate management in general. Two initiatives of the Japanese government seem to have caused the change of behavior of...