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Commentary (Op. Ed)
日本経済新聞 経済教室
- 企業は脱炭素化のビジネスモデル確立を - 中期的な火力利用などの妥当性を検証せよ - 実現可能性に応じて技術に順位付け必要
Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
Policy Report
Author:
Global Reporting Initiative
UN Principles for Responsible Investment
United Nations Global Compact
~概要より~ 企業が関連するSDGsデータを投資家に提供することで、投資家が情報に基づく決定を行い、直接的な資本が実社会に正のインパクトを与える投資へと振り向けることができる。 SDGsの達成は大きなビジネス機会をもたらしうるが、逆もまた然りである。SDGsのゴールに到達しない場合、企業とその財務、ひいては投資家の財務リターンに大きな負の帰結をもたらす可能性がある。 そのため投資家は、関連の深さ、規模、期間、割合を含め、SDGsのターゲットへの貢献に企業が及ぼす(実際的および潜在的な)正・負の影響、企業のSDGsに対する追加的な貢献、そして予想とは異なる影響がもたらされる可能性について知る必要がある。このようなデータは信頼でき、高品質でステークホルダーとの対話に基づくものでなければならない...
Policy Report
Author:
World Business Council For Sustainable Development
IGESは、一般社団法人日本経済団体連合会(経団連)との共同により、持続可能な開発のための世界経済人会議(WBCSD)作成の「人権に関するCEOガイド」の日本語翻訳版を発行しました。 本ガイドは、企業が人権問題に取り組むことの重要性やCEOのための行動のポイントを解説するものです。公害や気候変動問題に代表されるように、環境問題によって引き起こされる人権問題が多くあります。また、資源調達においては、児童労働や強制労働といった人権問題と森林破壊といった環境問題が同時に発生することも少なくありません。人権問題への対処および環境問題と人権問題の統合的解決に向け、ぜひ多くの企業の皆様に本ガイドを活用いただければ幸いです。
Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...
Fact Sheet
The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions...
Conference Paper
European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) Conference in Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani
Low birth rates, restrictive immigration policies, and decades of economic stagnation are marking Japan’s transition to a post-growth society. All levels of government have hurried to address the new challenges ahead. In this desperate run for survival, the development of new high-speed railway lines in peripheral areas has been met with high...
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Conference Proceeding
Annual Meeting of the Architectural Institute of Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani
This paper explores how high-speed railway (HSR) development can aid the survival of peripheral depopulating regions by increasing their connectivity. It focuses on the recently opened ‘Okutsugaru-Imabetsu Station’ of the Hokkaido Shinkansen in Imabetsu town, the smallest locality in Japan to enjoy a Shinkansen station. Based on this case study...
Report Chapter
In Global Environment Outlook 6 For Industry in Asia-Pacific
Asia and the Pacific’s unrelenting industrial development has been a driving force in the economic growth of scores of countries in the region and beyond. This shift has led to greater prosperity, increased urbanization and sustained population growth. Yet as the region has become the “world’s factory”, it is increasingly realizing not only the...