Development of the National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (2021 - 2030) in Vietnam: An assessment of the progress in 2016 - 2020
Solid Waste Management in Developing Asia: Prioritizing Waste Separation
Best Practices for Solid Waste Management: A Guide for Decision-Makers in Developing Countries
Submission to Policy Process
Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Negombo City, Sri Lanka, 2020–2030
Although social activity has stagnated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parts of the world have already begun to rebuild their economies with green recovery policies. Green recovery is also required in the field of waste and material cycling...
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...
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...
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Sign MoU to Strengthen Policy Research for Circular Economy and Prevention of Marine Plastic Pollution in ASEAN+3 Countries
On 7 January, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote data-driven policy-making and knowledge dissemination over the...
Implications of COVID-19 for the Environment and Sustainability (Version 2): Perspectives from the Triple R (Response, Recovery, Redesign) Framework
On Friday, 18 December 2020, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) released its position paper "Implications of COVID-19 for the Environment and Sustainability (Version 2): Perspectives from the Triple R (Response, Recovery...
MoU between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, to Strengthen Plastic Pollution Prevention in Cities
On 29 October, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the Alliance) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on developing mutual initiatives to strengthen engagement with cities over the next...
Updated: July 2020
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...