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IGES Kansai Research Centre Discussion Paper
In order to achieve sustainable society, it is necessary to transform industrial structure to the one that does not reduce the Earth's resources. Under this circumstance, a business model of "not selling goods, but selling services" has been expected as a measure of co-existence of business and the environment. This idea, which is called as...
Discussion Paper
持続可能な社会を築くためには、産業構造を転換し、地球の資源を減少させないようにすることが課題となっている。このような中で「モノを売らずにサービスを売る」というビジネスモデルは、産業と環境が両立する方策として期待されてきた。「製品サービスシステム(Product-Service Systems: PSS)」や「サービサイジング」等と呼ばれるこのアイデアは、欧米や国際機関で研究され、日本にもおいても研究されつつある。 しかし、PSSのアイデアは、未だ有効に政策展開されていない。その大きな原因は、PSSのコンセプトが未発達なところにある。コンセプトが不十分なままにして、研究者は科学的分析に取り組み、政策担当者は新規政策として活用しようとしているため、関係者の間では混乱が生じている...
Conference Proceeding
The International Symposium "Environmental Business for Regenerating Local Society", which was organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) - Kansai Research Centre (KRC) in cooperation with the 21st Century Research Organization for Human Care at the Kobe Portopia Hotel on February 3, 2006 provided important insights into...
Conference Proceeding
Local governments and business community have long sought to attract large industrial facilities to their regions. This approach to local economic development is often met with many policy challenges, economic barriers and environmental limitations, On the other hand, environmental business that utilizes local resources and posses comparative socio...
Conference Paper


成果選集: 林業経済学会50周年記念事業(林業経済学会編)
Discussion Paper
The engagement of the United States is critical to the success of any international effort against global climate change. Although international climate efforts require long-lasting, credible commitments by participating countries, risk of failure to deliver on such commitments rises with the degree of gap that the domestic institutions permit...
Discussion Paper
APEIS/RISPO Strategic Policy Options (SPOs) Database
"Compact city" in this policy option refers to land planning focusing on higher density and better accessibility which reduces automobile dependency. "Smart growth" is a general term for land use practices that create more accessible land use patterns which reduce the amount of travel needed to reach goods and services (Litman, 2003a). Experiences...