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The Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched a report "SDGs and Business to Overcome the COVID-19 Pandemic: Actions by Companies and Organisations in Japan", showing the latest survey results on the actual status of Japanese companies' efforts regarding the SDGs.

This report, now...

Working Paper
Author:
Eri
Ikeda
Veronika
Gukova

Many developing countries consider that international support is vital for achieving their climate targets and accelerating actions, pledged in the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), under the Paris Agreement. Thus, understanding what kind of international support they need is crucial for ensuring the provision of adequate...

Policy Report

This report is the third compilation report on policies and measures with regards to marine plastics litter taken / to be taken by the participating countries, regions and organizations. This comprehensive report was produced under the responsibility of the Ministry of Ecological Transition, Government of Italy, with the support of the Ministry of...

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本プレゼンテーションは、2021年7月16日に開催された「気候変動ウェビナーシリーズ:カーボンプライシングの国内外の動向」の発表資料です。

途上国における動向として、世界銀行の市場メカニズム準備基金を通したチリ、メキシコ、南アフリカの取り組みを解説しています。

Policy Report

グリーンボンドの市場規模は国内外で年々拡大し、日本国内の発行額は2020年には約1兆170億円にまで成長した。一方、グリーンボンドのレポーティングについては、国際的にも、一貫性の欠如や不適切性が指摘されており、投資家が発行体によって開示されているインパクトを自身のポートフォリオに落とし込むことが困難であることが課題とされている。本稿では、グリーンボンドによって期待される又は実現した環境改善効果(インパクト)について、発行体が投資家の信頼を得るために重要な役割を担っている、レポーティングにおけるインパクトの記載(インパクトレポ―ティング)について議論し、以下を提言として提示した。

  1.  レポーティングの開示: ICMAのGBPにおいては公募債と私募債を区別していないことから...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Christian
Prévost
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He

Lichen is an important food source for caribou in Canada. Lichen mapping using remote sensing (RS) images could be a challenging task, however, as lichens generally appear in unevenly distributed, small patches, and could resemble surficial features. Moreover, collecting lichen labeled data (reference data) is expensive, which restricts the...

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COP26 CATALYST FOR CLIMATE ACTION: ASSEMBLY AT THE UN REGIONAL CLIMATE WEEK FOR THE ASIA-PACIFIC

This presentation summarises the key findings of the IGES's recent research on the assessment of GHG inventory capacity in developing countries with support from the Global Support Program/UNDP and recommendations for the on-going efforts related to transparency capacity building. The author presented this as part of the panel discussion of the...

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Asia Pacific Climate Week 2021 Side event "Utilizing forest functions for mitigating and adapting to climate change"

In our presentation, we propose an approach to consider wellbeing of local communities who live closely to forests for climate change mitigation and adaptation. We discuss the approach by referring to an issue of energy scarcity in a community and REDD+ as a measure to address the issue.