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.
A Special Session on the Policies and Practices on Education for Sustainable Development and Environmental Education in Asian countries at the International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management & Circular Economy (ICON-SWM)
Circular Principles for Carbon Neutrality -Accelerating a transition to a circular economy through business leadership and partnerships-
This online course is a capacity-building programme for Asian Development Bank (ADB) personnel and technical staff that aims to provide them with the planning knowledge and skills needed to perform their mandated functions. The ADB’s Urban Developmen...
IGES Makes Major Contribution to the Action Plan on Integrated Solid Waste Management in Padang City, Indonesia
On 1 November, Padang City, Indonesia, launched an action plan and baseline report on integrated municipal solid waste management on the occasion of the 5th Green Cities Mayor Council Meeting of the Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT...
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)launched a project to test the effectiveness of behavioural insights to reduce the use and waste of single-use plastics in cities and communities. The project is funded by and conducted in close
IGES Signed a Cooperation Agreement with Circular Regions to Promote Circular Economy from Regional and City Perspectives
Calling for an integrative approach: Climate, SDGs and biodiversity Serious concerns were underlined at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regarding the current NDC targets
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...
The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, with a universal membership of all 193 Member States. The Assembly meets biennially in Nairobi, Kenya, to set priorities for global