IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia...
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The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico. It explains policies and systems in the country on timber legality in diverse aspects including legal rights, permission and harvesting practises, environmental and social considerations, transport and trade. The report also explains exsiting mechanisms to...
The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber production processes and existing mechanisms to verify the legality in the country, while discussing potential risks.
IGES made a proposal of an MRV methodology for the JCM projects which installs solar PV systems to the JCM Joint Committee between Mexico and Japan. The Joint Committee approved a methodology MX_AM001 Ver1.0 "Installation of Solar PV System" on the basis of this proposal. The attached proposed version (PM_001) includes three documents: the JCM...
Biodiversity offset policy indication in Japan based on the experiences in Japan, the US, Australia and Europe
The Emerging Need for Sharing Environmental Product Information and Reconsidering the Producers' Informative Responsibility
In Extended Producer Responsibility Policy in East Asia - in Consideration of International Resource Circulation -
This report summarizes the current situations and challenges that developing Asia faces in introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). It also discusses various problems experienced by Japan, Korea and Taiwan after the introduction of EPR mechanisms prior to other Asian countries. It then explores issues related to international resource...
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
The presentation summarizes the main findings of an international collaborative study/survey titled “EPR Policy in East Asia in consideration of International Resource Circulation” which will be published as a report in 2009. The study mainly focused on the application of EPR principles to the management of used electric and electronic products (e...