Governance & Policy Making


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This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the African region. Although not...

Author: 
Fabienne
PIERRE

This briefing note summarises the status and challenges related to SDG 6, 7, 11, 12, and 15 that were highlighted during HLPF 2018 thematic plenaries and selected side event...

Author: 
Briefing Note
English
October 2018 Topics:

The North American region consists of the United States of America and Canada, two geographically large countries with populations, industries, and environmental concerns that are...

Author: 
Vanessa
TIMMER
Dwayne
APPLEBY
Cora
HALLSWORTH
Policy Report
English
September 2018 Topics:
自治体による再生可能エネルギーの地産地消の取組

 地域で創出された再生可能エネルギーを地域で消費する再生可能エネルギーの地産地消の担い手として、自治体が自ら事業に関与していく「地域電力小売事業」の取組は、近年の再生可能エネルギーや地域分散型エネルギーの導入拡大・電力小売事業の全面自由化などの流れを背景に、各地で拡大してきた。

 自治体が自ら事業に関与している「地域小売電気事業者」...

Author: 
Seiya
TOMINAGA
Issue Brief
Japanese
September 2018 Topics:
In 大気環境学会誌
Author: 
雅高
西川
典克
久我
大西
宇加地
公代
永野
育子
友春
佐野
Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
September 2018 Topics:

This presentation provides background on SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), tracing its development through the 10 Year Framework of Programs (10YFP), through to the...

Presentation
English
August 2018 Topics:

Key Messages
• With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their...

Author: 
Aki
NAGANO
Ranell
MARTIN DEDICATORIA
Issue Brief
English
July 2018 Topics:
Project Assessment Framework

Initiatives for sustainable societies have gained momentum following recent global agreements on sustainable development, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development...

Biofuels and Sustainability book cover

In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations
in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs,
...

Biofuels and Sustainability book cover

This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing...

This policy brief presents four directions and 12 opportunities for SCP (Sustainable Consumption and Production) policy-making in Asia and the Pacific put forward by the Asia...

Author: 
PECoP-Asia
APRSCP

The Co-benefits of Integrated Solutions in Asia: An Analysis of Governance Challenges and Enablers

Author: 
Bingyu
CHIU
Book Chapter
English
June 2018 Topics:

Many policymakers are responding to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by integrating multiple economic, social and environmental concerns into their development plans. Much...

Book
English
June 2018 Topics:

* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but
the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable.
* Accelerating the adoption...

* Agenda 2030 calls upon “all businesses to apply their creativity and innovation to solving sustainable development challenges”;
* If a major part of total global annual...

Book Chapter
English
June 2018 Topics:

Transformative Policy Approaches to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific Region

Author: 
Magnus
BENGTSSON

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