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Discussion Paper
Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...
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...
Submission to Policy Process
This Composting Guideline was prepared by the researchers from the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) focusing on the introduction of composting projects based on source separation of organic waste and aerobic fermentation at plants for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change Governance in Asia
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Asia is an extremely diverse region, in terms of the political regimes of its constituent countries, and of their level of development and the nature of their civil societies. As such, its countries are producing a wide range of governance approaches to climate change. Covering the diversity of climate change governance in Asia, this book presents...
Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Karen
Olsen
Neelam
Singh
David
Rich
Florian
Mersmann
George
Neba
Jiro
Ogahara
Kelly
Levin
Rebecca
Carman
Marion
Vieweg
Søren
Lütken
Tamara
Bujhawan
Ulrich
Hansen
The Transformational Change Methodology is part of the ICAT (Initiative for Climate Action Transparency) series of guides for assessing the GHG, sustainable development and transformational impacts of policies and actions in an integrated way. This methodology helps policymakers and other users understand the relationship between policies and...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In かんきょう横浜
横浜市環境保全協議会が年6回発行する「かんきょう横浜」に、IGESの研究員が交代で寄稿しています。今回は、過去の連載を振り返りつつ、企業によるSDGsの取組みについて現時点で筆者が考える重要なポイントを解説しています。
Commissioned Report
This report is about the project with a purpose to promote cooperation on Co-benefits-type air pollution measures mainly in Asia. IGES provided advice to MOEJ on the activities of international organisations; supporting international SLCPs mitigation activities such as the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants...
Commissioned Report

平成31年度環境省請負業務 コベネフィット・​アプローチ推進に係る国際パートナーシップ​等事務局業務

This report is for FY2019 contract work with the Ministry of Environment, Japan as the Secretariat of the Asian Co-benefits Partnership (ACP) for the international partnership for promotion of co-benefits approach.