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Policy Report
The World Summit on Sustainable Development (the WSSD, also referred to as Earth Summit 2002) presents humanity with the first major opportunity of this century, and possibly the last significant opportunity ever, to make steps toward assuring a sustainable future for present and future generations. This edition of IRES invited influential experts...
Policy Report
This edition of IRES presents expert reviews on a diverse range of environmental topics including the role of the UN, the economics of climate protection, policy related research in sustainable development, environmental education and urban environment. EDITOR'S NOTE http://enviroscope.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=2431 SPECIAL...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 2 (Winter 2001)
Book Review: "Environment, Education and Society in the Asia-Pacific: Local Traditions and Global Discourses" David Yencken, John Fien, and Helen Sykes (ed.) Publisher information: London: Routledge, 2001, 360 pp ISBN: 0-415-20581-6 Reviewer: Bishnu B. Bhandari This book is the result of a comprehensive report of an empirical study on the knowledge...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
Business and industry, or the corporate sector, have been practicing corporate citizenship towards achieving corporate environmental excellence. This paper shows how business and industry has incorporated the idea of corporate citizenship into corporate management, especially through the adoption of environmentally-sound practices and environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
Since the mid 1990s, governments have attached increasing importance to urban environmental infrastructure (UEI) development in East Asian developing countries. There are two critical strategic issues for improving urban environmental infrastructure in East Asia: the enhancement of governmental capacities in financing UEI, and the mobilization of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
The international community is increasingly recognizing the importance of environmental education (EE) by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in achieving sustainable societies, as well as the importance of transboundary support for NGOs involved in EE. NGO EE networks can play an important role in the promotion of, and transboundary support for...