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Discussion Paper
Author:
Ranjith Perera
Urban land use observably induces and generates traffic particularly where segregation among categories of land uses are distinct. Zoning in land use that distinguishes residential and commercial zones would create the needs of motorized transport due to journey to works and other purposes, provided that the proximity between residential and...
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Author:
Pan Haixiao
Shanghai is one of the largest prosperous cities in China with the population over 17million. From the 1940’s the major urban planning strategy is trying to de-centralize the overcrowded population in the central part of the city, where the density was even as high as 70000 people/sq.km, now decreased to 40000 people/sq.km. The still very high...
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There is a pressing need for sustainable development in Asia to realize more efficient use of resources and materials and to reduce the environmental impact of consumption and production activities. Promotion of 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) thorugh theintegration of policies on waste management and resource management, is one of the keys to...
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3R
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Illegal Logging in Asia: Overview and the Need for Countermeasures that are Infomred by a thorough Understanding of Community needs and Rights

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The Impacts of Introducing Eco-labelling to Asia: Opportunities and Challenges in Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture

Remarks:Paper prepared for the International Conference on Greening of Agro-Industries and Networks in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, Bang
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Environmental Business tends to be regarded as an industrial sector of market economy. However, the mainstream of Environmental Business does not exist in market economy, but in the third sector of community-based organizations, which is different from economies of private enterprises and governments. In fact, this trend is emerging in various...
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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...