This paper estimates the affordability of energy cost increases for energy-intensive companies due to the introduction of market-based climate policies in Korea. Data were collected from 62 respondents from iron & steel, cement and petrochemical industries, over 90% of which are under control of the ‘Target Management Scheme’, an ongoing mandatory...
This presentation introduces IGES project on MRV of organic waste separation at source project in Phitsanulok Municipality in 2013.
A presentation at ACMSA 2013 (Asian Conference of Management Science and Applications)
This GHG calculation tool is translated from the English version II to ease of use by local government in Thailand. The products include the GHG calculation tool based on Excel and a user manual that explains fundamental information of and how to use the IGES GHG calculation tool.
English and Khmer version are available.
The key challenges in waste management facing rapidly developing economies are the consideration of increasing resource consumption and waste generation, as well as the establishment of a ‘‘sound material cycle society’’. The latter refers to the concept of promoting a social change in which the consumption of natural resources is minimised and the...
Home Appliances Recycling Act Under the EPR Concept in Japan: A case study of EPR Application in Japan
Presented a case study of EPR application in Japan for the Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste under Environment Policy Committee of OECD.
This paper seeks to measure industrial energy saving activities (ESAs) and identify their determinant factors via an empirical study of companies in Hyogo, Japan. The surveyed companies exhibit high participation ratios in the pre-listed ESAs, especially those related to managerial measures. The classified factors are partly confirmed by...