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Discussion Paper

IGES maintains that sustainable development can only be achieved by addressing the three interdependent dimensions of economy, society and environment in an integrated manner. A Green Economy, supported by a strengthened Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development is based on safe, secure and low-carbon energy, with integrated climate...

Policy Report
Lee, So-Young
Kang, Jung Hwa

National and sub-national policy for Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) is one of the powerful instruments to influence sustainable consumption (SC) behaviour at both individual and organisational levels. This report addresses how to improve the capacity of policy makers and governments in formulating ESC policy. It also addresses the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering (IJEME)
Leina Wang, Yanli Dong, Jie Yang, Cunkuan Bao

This paper describes case studies on green supply chain management (GSCM) of three companies based in the Yangtze River delta of China. After clarifying major supply chain relationships of each company, we identified their internal and external GSCM practices. The corresponding changes of environmental and economic performances are summarized...

Discussion Paper

財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES、神奈川県葉山町 理事長 浜中裕徳)は、2012年6月にブラジル・リオデジャネイロで開催される国連持続可能な開発会議(UNCSD)(以下、リオ+20)に先立ち、2011年11月1日付で国連経済社会局(UNDESA:リオ+20事務局)に「リオ+20に向けた  IGESプロポーザル」を提出しました。本プロポーザルは、同局がとりまとめる「リオ+20成果文書のための統合文書」に掲載される予定です。

本プロポーザルでは、東日本大震災及びそれに伴う福島原発事故を重要な教訓として踏まえ、 環境・経済・社会の“レジリエンス(しなやかな強さ、対応力)”の強化が持続可能な開発の実現に向けた重要かつグローバルな課題であると指摘します。