This report presents the results of IGES research on public timber procurement policy to date. It includes a comparative analysis between Japan’s policy and those of several European countries. In addition to providing recommendations for further strengthening Japan’s policy, the report identifies a generic set of elements that public timber...
Performance Indicators, Material Flow: Analysis Japan’s Fundamental Plan for Establishing a Sound Material Cycle Society and its indicators
The Puzzle of Japanese Renewable Energy Policy: Why Japan is Lagging and How it Can Catch Up
This book documents the environmental, technological and policy aspects for establishing industrial clusters in the urban-rural fringe areas of India, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam as a strategic approach for integrated economic and environmental planning.
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INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL FLOW OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS AND THE PROSPECTS FOR ASIAN REGIONAL RECYCLING NETWORK
The objective of this project is to answer the question of "how business/industry can realise a sustainable society". To attain this objective, two goals were set: (1) to identify promising business models for realising a sustainable society and develop relevant methods to quantify their potential while proposing masures to promote such businesses...
Business report of the commissioned project in fiscal year 2006 titled "Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture International Cooperation Project " submitted to Ministry of the Environment of Japan