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Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Presentation
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020 Side Event "Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes"
This presentation is about the critical role of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. It overviews the Satoyama Initiative, including the Satoyama Development Mechanism, and discusses resilience in the face of COVID-19...
Submission to Policy Process
According to the World Bank (2018), global annual waste generation is expected to jump from 2.01billion tonnes in 2016 to 3.40 billion tonnes over the next 30 years, and this trend is especially true in developing countries in Asia and Africa. This suggests that there has been very little success in reversing the trend of the increased generation...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 繊維製品消費科学
本稿は第 36 回消費科学講座での講演の解説原稿である。IGESが実施した調査結果等に基づき、SDGs の意義と世界の現状、日本企業による SDGs の取組状況、企業が SDGs の取組を強化するための視点を提供している。
Peer-reviewed Article
In Travel Behavior and Society
The spread of online taxi services is transforming mobility patterns in many of the world’s rapidly motorizing cities. Yet few studies have systematically assessed which factors are behind this transformation. This article fill this critical knowledge gap for the three fast-growing cities of Indonesia, namely, Semarang, Bogor and Bandung. The...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
IISD, SDG Knowledge Hub
Story highlights: The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) process is providing a useful tool for subnational levels of government to take on the SDGs. The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies has published two reports to support the growing number of local and regional governments conducting VLRs.
Data or Tool
The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to present the targets and measures that will be taken in order to implement the Paris Agreement, according to countries’ national...
Training or Learning Material
A ‘Voluntary Local Review’ (VLR) is a process whereby local and regional governments voluntarily carry out a review of progress being made in their implementation of the SDGs. This review includes policies, programmes, data, institutional set-ups and stakeholder engagement mechanisms to implement the 2030 Agenda at the local level. VLRs are then...
Working Paper
With only ten years left to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by all UN member States in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, action is more urgent than ever. Cities, which are responsible for delivering many of the targets highlighted by the SDGs are accelerating their efforts. This is recognised by the...
PR, Newsletter or Other
「北摂里山地域循環共生圏」が目指す姿は、西谷、中谷、東谷の3地区のそれぞれの強みと弱みを補完し、融合を進めることで、豊かな自然環境を保全し、さらに近接する都市部住民との交流を積極的に促すことにより地域経済を活性化し、里山文化保全を中心とした地域循環共生圏モデルを形成することです。その実現に向けた具体的な活動として、以下の5つを実施する。 1) 太陽光発電と農業を両立させたソーラーシェアリング(営農型太陽光発電)の普及・拡大 2) 間伐材や剪定枝葉を原料とした木質チップやペレットの生産及び乳牛ふん尿からのバイオガス生成等のバイオマスの利活用 3) 太陽光発電による電力及びバイオガス(バイオ燃料)利用によるクリーンで住民及び訪問者の需要に応じた地域交通システムの構築 4) 農畜産物や市民農園...
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