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  • The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
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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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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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Author:
Takahiko
Kiso
Ron
H. Chan

This paper examines the effects of financial incentives, particularly electricity prices, on residential solar photovoltaic system installations. We shed light on the importance of a factor that has been largely overlooked in the literature on the adoption behavior of low-carbon building technologies: the distinction between retrofit and new-build...

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】

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
Author:
Herlin
Hien
Keiko
Hori
The commons concept has evolved in multiple ways after the publication of Ostrom’s seminal work in 1990, which emphasized the evolution of resource management institutions and the usefulness of self-governance. As we move into the 21st century, one of the institutional transformations is catalyzed by the emergence of Information and Communication...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Fabrice
Renaud
Brian
Barrett
Jiren
Xu
Qiuhua
Liang
Jiaheng
Zhao
Xilin
Xia
Lee
Bosher
Suiliang
Huang
Trevor
Hoey

While the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are broadly framed with 17 goals, the goals and their targets inherently
connect with each other forming a complex system. Actions supporting one goal may influence progress in other goals,
either positively (synergies) or negatively (trade-offs). Effective managing the synergies and trade-offs is a...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Ronald C. Estoque
Priyanka
Mitra

Although many researchers highlight the benefits of Urban Green Spaces (UGS) to city dwellers, understanding of residents’ emotional association with UGS remains an incomplete and exciting area of place research. In this study, we conducted an empirical assessment of residents’ Place Attachment (PA) towards UGS in the Greater Tokyo region. For this...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 繊維製品消費科学

「繊維製品消費科学」2020 年 5 月号に掲載された「SDGsの国内外の最新動向と企業取組のあり方」の続編である。本稿では、企業のSDGs取組の進展状況、コロナ・パンデミックがSDGsの進展に与えた影響、SDGsを指針とした社会変革の必要性を述べ、企業がいかに変革を起こしうるのかについて考察している。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Rural Studies
Author:
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Sawako
Shigeto
Takahiro
Yoshida
Yoshiki
Yamagata

The global population is concentrating unprecedentedly into urban areas, raising concerns on global sustainability and human well-being. There also exists a niche trend of migration from urban to rural areas particularly in countries with post-industrial economies. This paper investigated values of migration expressed by the migrants arrived in...