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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...
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森林等の自然資本に関するSDGs達成に向けたシンポジウム
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...
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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
Author:
Andreas
Jaeger
Nandakumar
Janardhanan
Muchamad
Muchtar
Ashish
Verma
Soumya
Chaturvedula
Nikhil
Kolsepatil
Sonali
Malik
Sunandan
Tiwari
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...
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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...
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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...
Training or Learning Material
This is the first video of two e-learning and training videos based on the content and activities of the "Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women" project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This 10-minute case study documentary demonstrates the urgent need to ensure women benefit from activities that mitigate...
Policy Report
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UNESCAP
Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...