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In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
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In Sustainability and the Automobile Industry in Asia Policy and Governance
More and more researchers are working with cities on innovative responses to climate change. Many of these efforts involve purposive experimentation. These experiments entail collaboration between researchers and policymakers in efforts to introduce small-scale initiatives that open opportunities for large-scale transformations. The promise of...
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In Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...
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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
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Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...
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In 事典 持続可能な社会と教育
日本環境教育学会が、日本児童教育振興財団からの助成を得て、作成・刊行した『辞典 持続可能な社会と教育』において、「グリーン経済と環境ビジネス」の項目を執筆しました。 本辞典の情報は以下をご参照ください。 https://www.kyoiku-shuppan.co.jp/book/book/cate5/cate501/post-55.html
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In Co-Designing Science in Africa: First steps in assessing the sustainability science approach on the ground
Author:
Yaw
Boafo
Rodolfo
Lam
Denabo
Juju
Chapter 2 presents a general overview of the academic landscape of sustainability science research in Africa and summarizes the challenges and knowledge gaps for sustainable development in Africa. The chapter sets out to examine the current trends and patterns of sustainability research and how they can contribute to addressing sustainable...
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In Co-Designing Science in Africa: First steps in assessing the sustainability science approach on the ground
Author:
Carlos
Aguirre-Bastos
Juliana
Chaves-Chaparro
This chapter introduces sustainability science and its approaches (1.1), identifies key challenges for the sustainability science approach (1.2), and describes UNESCO’s contribution to sustainability science (1.3). Within the sustainability science principles and framework, this book addresses some of the questions and challenges posed above...
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In Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainable Cities and Communities
Urbanization plays a significant role in how the sustainable development goals (SDGs) can be achieved by countries and regions since they can deliver the benefits of SDGs to a relatively large number of people in a short period of time by concentrating efforts in relatively focused areas than the widely dispersed rural areas. With 55% of people...
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In 国際開発学事典
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国際開発学会
国際開発学会設立30周年記念事業。火種にならない国際支援、人的支援を含む効率的な援助とは何か。現地とどのように合意形成を行うか。諸分野にまたがる国際開発学を写真や図を交えながらそれぞれの専門家が1項目2pで解説。経済学・政治学・社会学・人類学・医学・教育学・経営学・農学・工学・法学などにまたがる国際開発学の全貌を概観できる。「読み物として、背景や事例を論じつつ説明してくれる」事典。そのうちの廃棄物管理について、開発途上国及び中進国の現状、課題及び対策について説明。
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In SDGsの基礎
2016年1月にSDGs(持続可能な開発目標)の取組み期間が開始し、世界中で注目を高めています。とりわけ企業で、経営の中枢に据えることが想定されています。CSR経営・CSV経営の延長としての位置づけはもちろんのこと、社会的責任としての取組みのみならず、社会課題を、収益事業として取組むこと(本業化)も期待されています。そのような側面からも、SDGsをどのように捉え、どのように取組むべきかの道しるべが待望されています。 出版社の本書紹介ページ https://www.sendenkaigi.com/books/media-pr/detail.php?id=16800