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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

The recognition of the urgent need for more sustainable lifestyles dates from the late 20th century, originating in concerns about resource depletion and climate change. Research and policy measures have evolved since then, paying increasing attention to systemic change over individual behaviour. However, as individual behavioural change is...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...

Policy Report
Author:
Fabienne
Pierre

This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the African region. Although not pretending to present an exhaustive overview, the report was developed based on a broad literature review, including key reports produced by the UN Economic Commission for...

Presentation
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology (Yokohama, Japan; 13-19 July 2014)

Presentation at the World Congress of Sociology based on research in 6 Asian countries (China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand) regarding the current implementation status of ESC in each country and the facilitative roles governments can play in its enhancement.

Discussion Paper
Editor:
Ryoko
SEGUCHI

Th is report was developed by Friends of the Earth Japan (FoE Japan) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with updated case studies as an English-language version of the Japanese report “Yori sukunai shigen de yori yutakana kurashi wo (A Richer Life with Fewer Resources),” published by FoE Japan in March 2013.
This report...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Korean Society

This research paper investigates the question of how governmental capacities can be better enacted to promote Sustainable Consumption under the Low Carbon Green Growth strategy in the Republic of Korea. It examines the strategies of the national government towards sustainability in 2010-2011 based on its Green Growth focus. The findings demonstrate...

Book Chapter

한국의 생태 담론과 실천

In 환경운동과 생활세계 Korean Environmental Sociology II

This chapter explores political implication of ecological concerns and practices in Korea.

Book Chapter

녹색소비, 지속가능소비, 지속가능한 생활

In 환경운동과 생활세계 Korean Environmental Sociology II

The chapter explains practices of sustainable lifestyle for sustainable development.