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Open waste burning is a widespread practice that is provoked by a lack of systematic waste collection, the unavailability of other disposal options, and inadequate land for the final disposal of the collected waste, especially in low- and middle-income countries. From a global perspective, two billion people have no waste collection at all, and the...

Policy Report

The objective of this report is to provide an analysis of the current policy environment for garment production in Cambodia, applying a systems lens to identify challenges and opportunities for enhancing the sustainability of the sector. To maintain the competitiveness of Cambodia’s garment sector in the global market, a shift to sustainable...

Book Chapter
In Health Care Waste Management and COVID 19 Pandemic: Policy, Implementation Status and Vaccine Management

The sound management of healthcare waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncontrolled fluctuations in generation quantities, the composition of HCW as well as the significant impacts it poses on public health and the environment require a more dynamic and cohesive...

Book Chapter
In Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering: 12th ICSECM
Author:
Bhagya
Nallaperuma
Lin
Zih-Ee
Jithya
Wijesinghe
Safa
Rashid
Selim
Karkour

During the twentieth century, the growth of global water consumption was twice the population growth and at this juncture, many comprehensive policy agendas focused on increasing the limited availability of freshwater to meet ever-growing and competing demands. Hence sustainable water consumption has become a primary concern of the building...

Policy Report
Author:
Akira
Doi
Yoshiko
Shoji
Haruko
Uchida
Asako
Osaki
Mariko
Saito
Emi
Sugawara
Shinya
Fujino

Based on the results of a survey conducted in October-November 2021, this report provides an analysis of the level of awareness and penetration of the SDGs among GCNJ member companies and organisations, as well as progress on five of the global goals: SDG 5, (Gender Equality), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Human Rights), SDG 13 (Climate Change), and SDG16...

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Working Paper

本ペーパーでは、COVID-19からの持続可能でレジリエントな回復と、グローバルな目標に沿ったより長期的な経済のリデザインに貢献するために、各国政府がすでに実施している戦略の優良事例を紹介し、さらなる行動への提言を行う。本ペーパーの読者として想定するのは、国レベル、地方レベルの実務者や政策立案者である。本ペーパーは、COVID-19からの回復とその後の社会形成に向けて、気候政策と環境政策を統合するための各国の取り組みや計画を共有するためのハブとして環境省が2020年9月に立ち上げた「リデザイン2020プラットフォーム」内の情報と、これらのトピックに関する最新の外部研究を活用し、持続可能な復興とリデザインを可能にする政策の枠組み作りと優先順位付けに環境省が役立てようとしている3つの移行...

Policy Brief
United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Masahiko
Hirao

This science-policy brief was published as a background science policy brief for United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals held on May 5-6, 2022.

Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term...

Policy Report
Author:
土井
良子
庄司
晴子
内田
麻子
大崎
万里子
斎藤
絵美
菅原
真也
藤野

本レポートでは、2021年10~11月に行った調査結果の集計・分析に基づき、会員企業・団体のSDGsの認知・浸透度のほか、国連グローバル・コンパクトが重視するSDGsのゴール5、8、13、16と、日本企業で取り組みの加速が期待されるゴール12の計5つのゴールの取り組みの進捗について、各分野の専門家による分析・考察が含まれています。5つのゴールの分析・考察にあたり主題にしたテーマは、企業・団体の活動にとって重要な「ジェンダー平等」、「はたらきがい・人権」、「気候変動」、「腐敗防止」、「循環経済」になります。
(※2022年4月4日に一部誤りを訂正したファイルに差替えました。)

【「SDGs進捗レポート 2022」のハイライト】

Policy Report
Author:
Makoto Tsukiji
Patrick Mwesigye
Norah Mugita
Sylvia Munuhe
Evans Kituyi
Lelissa Daba
Chengchen Qian
Adebiyi Odegbile
Joseph Price

The sound management of Health Care Waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 throughout Africa has significantly influenced the already overburdened Health Care Waste Management (HCWM) systems in many countries. A lack of infrastructure...

Book Chapter
In モルディブを知るための35章

As in many developing countries, waste management is one of the greatest challenges faced by the Maldives. The limited or unavailbility of waste collection services, proper treatment, and disposal systems on the islands often results in dumping household waste on the beach, ocean, and forests and also open burning of waste. These activities are...