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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Climate & Energy Webinar Series

IGES Perspective on the G7 Hiroshima Summit Outcomes

While re-confirming their commitment towards the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement, the G7 Hiroshima Leaders' Communiqué did not include new and specific targets or actions to achieve that goal. On the other hand, it emphasised the need for "various

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Lessons for Japan's Circular Economic Future

Kitakyushu Urban Centre (KUC) co-hosted “Lessons for Japan’s Circular Economic Future” with the Institute of Asian and Oceanian Studies and Education, Kyushu University.To explore the challenges and opportunities that Japan faces in the process

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The 4th Kitakyushu SDGs Training Programme

Learn from the Front-runner Practices of Creating Synergy Effects from Renewable Energy by Visiting Two Zero-Carbon Cities in Kyushu, Japan

The 4th Kitakyushu SDG Training Programme called for 10 undergraduate and graduate students who were interested in practices related to renewable energy and the integration of the three basic SDG principles: environment, economy, and society...

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IGES Content Rankings 2022

In 2022, 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 2023, we have compiled the most popular IGES content from the past year for the following...

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G20 (2023) Special webpage

In September, the G20 Summit will convene in New Delhi, India. The world is now facing the simultaneous crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, as well as tackling the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine over one year ago. To deal wi

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G7 / G20 Special webpage

Each feature page explains trends and highlights of major themes related to climate change, energy, and the environment at the G7/G20 summits.

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