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Peer-reviewed Article
In Anthropocene Science

While the global community has long worked to ameliorate the livelihoods of people and promote environmental sustainability around the world, many social, economic, and environmental issues remain unsolved. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) sought to end poverty but ended with mixed results depending on the country. The Sustainable...

Book Chapter
In SDGs白書2022 人新世の脅威に立ち向かう!
Author:
Toshio
Arima

 『SDGs白書2022 人新世の脅威に立ち向かう!』への寄稿記事であり、国内外におけるSDGs動向、日本企業の認知度と取り組み動向、今後の経営の方向性について記載。

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment, Development and Sustainability
Author:
Gemma
Ellis

This study’s objective is to examine how ASEAN countries reported their environment-related policies for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), and a dataset of their environmental policies was developed. This is a necessary first step in analyzing the reasons for insufficient progress on the...

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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Research Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact the world in 2021. Nevertheless, a record number of Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) have presented a Voluntary Local Review (VLRs) in 2021. For many of them, this year’s review was their second or third edition. VLRs are a process through which LRGs conduct a voluntary assessment of their progress...

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 Brief
T7 Policy Brief: T7 Task Force on Climate and Environment
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G7 leaders have already accepted many important concepts related to the environment and sustainability. The G7 agreed to “protect our planet by supporting a green revolution that creates jobs” in 2021 at the Cornwall Summit. However, the challenge is that the G7 has mostly issued general statements of principle rather than committed to concrete...

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。)

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a complex system of 17 goals and 169 individual targets whose interactions can be described in terms of co-benefits and trade-offs between policy actions. We analyse in detail target-by-target interlinkage networks established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) SDG...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Microplastics
Author:
Avanthi Deshani
Igalavithana
Mahagama Gedara Y. L.
Mahagamage
Pradeep
Gajanayake
Masataka
Ohgaki
Miyuki
Takenaka
Takayuki
Fukai
Norihiro
Itsubo

Microplastics (MPs) have been identified as an emerging soil pollutant and a global environmental concern. Scientists have recently paid attention to the contamination of soil by MPs as their detrimental impacts on soil systems are largely unknown. MPs are considered to be vectors for other soil contaminants, such as potentially toxic elements...