Sustainable Consumption and Production

IGES cooperates with central and local governments, businesses, international organisations and other development partners to guide the transition to a resource efficient, circular and low carbon economy.  
 
Changing consumption and production patterns remains crucial for achieving a climate-resilient future. We promote upstream and downstream solutions aimed at supporting behaviour change and advancing resource efficiency including through the design of integrated waste management strategies.
 

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Adopting Integrated Solid Waste Management towards Zero Waste Cities

Summary The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently convened a webinar titled "Adopting Integrated Solid Waste Management towards Zero Waste Cities" on March 27, 2024, in...

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IGES Content Rankings 2023

In 2023, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) produced a wide range of reports, events and web content. As a special feature at the start of 2024, we have compiled the most popular IGES content from the past year for the following

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【ISAP2023】 The 15th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific “Accelerating Sustainability Transitions in Asia and the Pacific: The Transformative Potential of Integration, Inclusion and Localisation”

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will host the 15th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2023). This year, the Plenary Sessions will be held on Tuesday, 19 December 2023 at Pacifico Yokohama as a...

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Updated: March 2024

Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency

In recent years, circular economy (CE) and resource efficiency (RE) have become central to the G7 / G20 process and the sustainable development agenda, as well as the response to climate change. A circular economy aims to realise resource circulation...
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Updated: December 2023

Collaboration between Da Nang and Yokohama City

The Vietnamese Government has established a national plan in 2019, related to marine pollution caused by plastics, and GHG emissions reduction. Da Nang City is one of the fastest growing cities in Vietnam, and through Da Nang - Yokohama city-to-city
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Updated: November 2023

1.5°C Lifestyles

IPCC’s special report on global warming, launched in 2018, emphasized that in order to limit global warming to 1.5C or below, we should achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050. To achieve this ambitious target, CO2 emissions reductions across both pro