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Fact Sheet
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
2015年9月に採択された「2030アジェンダ」の中核をなすのが持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)であり、SDGsは17のゴール、169のターゲットで構成され、多くの環境関連のゴール・ターゲットが含まれています。具体的には気候変動対策のほか、水の持続可能な管理や持続可能な森林経営の推進、ならびに生物多様性の損失の阻止といった自然資本に関する多くの目標が定められています。そして、森林等の自然資本の保全及びSDGs達成のためには主要な担い手である企業をはじめ、多様な主体の連携・協力が必要です。 公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、環境関連施策や企業の取組等に関する同シンポジウムにて、一般社団法人グローバル・コンパクト・ネットワーク・ジャパン(GCNJ...
Book Chapter
In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
The Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015 by the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) marked a milestone in that many developing countries submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) could serve as one foundation...
KEI Project Development Workshop
Korea Environment Institute (KEI) convened experts to discuss on potential project development which can contribute to the enhancement of environmental and social safeguards in wide range of development cooperation programs including climate action and gender equality. IGES was invited to share research experience related to the issues i.e...
Briefing Note
This Briefing Note explores the implications for climate change, green finance, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the G20 Summit which was held in Hamburg, Germany, on 7-8 July 2017. On climate, the final encouraging result was a consensus among all countries except for the US to maintain strong support for implementation of the Paris...
Discussion Paper
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for integration has given rise to a number of tools and research that can help capture synergies and avoid trade-offs across goals and targets. These include tools that employ...
ADB Regional Seminar
Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted the Regional Seminar entitled Gender Equality in Climate Change and Disaster Risk management: Weathering and Uncertain Future and invited IGES as the discussant for the session on Perspectives from Global/Regional Alliances, Research and Advocacy Organizations on Gender and Climate Change. ADB Regional Seminar...
Policy Report
This new research report— based on surveys and personal interviews with as many as 250 Japanese companies—represents a first look at actions being undertaken by Japanese companies on SDG implementation. Key observations and findings of the report include: - Growing awareness, yet challenges remain. Awareness about the SDGs has increased among CSR...
Commissioned Report
The adverse effects of climate change have disproportionately fallen on women. In consequence, the challenges women face adapting to climate change have tended to overshadow the contributions women make to mitigating climate change. To some degree, the emphasis on adaptation has also fed false narratives of women as passive victims of climate...