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Performance Indicators, Material Flow: Analysis Japan’s Fundamental Plan for Establishing a Sound Material Cycle Society and its indicators
Resource efficiency: Japan and Germany at the forefront– A policy dialogue –, November 6, 2007, in Berlin, Germany
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...
The Puzzle of Japanese Renewable Energy Policy: Why Japan is Lagging and How it Can Catch Up
the World Renewable Energy Regional Congress & Exhibition II, 5-7 November 2007, Jakarta, Indonesia
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.
木材の公共調達政策に関する研究成果をまとめた本書では、日欧における政策の比較分析を行い、日本が合法性や持続可能性を満たした木材の調達を優先させるための提言に加え、効果的な調達政策が兼ね備えるべき要素を包括的に示している。Remarks:English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=983 If you wish to receive a hardcopy of the report, please contact [email protected].
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...