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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City to City Inception Meeting under Closing the Loop Project

IGES organizes the City to City Inception Meeting as part of the “Closing the Loop” Project On 23 July, IGES, in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and with financial support from...
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Launching of National Waste Management Strategy and Master Plan (NWMSMP) in Myanmar

The Government of Myanmar officially launched its National Waste Management Strategy and Master Plan (NWMSMP, 2018-2030) at the 6th Green Economy Green Growth (GEGG) Forum, organized in Nay Pyi Taw on 4-5 February 2020. The NWMSMP was developed by...

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Updated: July 2020

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: April 2020

IGES Activity on "UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)"

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11-15 March 2019, and focused on the theme of “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”.