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RoK-Vietnam Ministerial Meeting on Environment opens in Hanoi
VietNamNet Bridge, 7 May 2012 – Vietnam’s environmental protection strategy aims to promote international cooperation to complete the legal system, improve ...
Sparking greener economic growth
Matt Haskins, leader of PwC's Sustainable Business Solutions tax practice, gives a business perspective of Rio
Spotlight on IT: Innovation for a greener economy
Jenny Marusiak, Eco-Business.com, 30 May 2012 - IT is an increasingly important component of achieving sustainable development goals. This article highlights ...
Students get green tips from man who walked to the Poles
The Times of India, 21 April 2012 - Delhi's waste management drive has a unique face. Sir Robert Swan, the first person ever to walk to both the North and ...
Webinar - May 10: Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing - Report of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability in Light of Rio+20
The High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) was established by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable ...
WFUNA Webinar: Get Rio: Global Governance for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) is one of the two main themes of Rio+20. But what exactly does this ...
Human Development Report 2007/2008: Fighting climate change - Human solidarity in a divided world
dThe report shows that climate change is not just a future scenario. Increased exposure to droughts, floods and storms is already destroying opportunity and ...
The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review
This report provides a review of the economics of climate change in the Southeast Asian region. It confirms that the region is highly vulnerable to climate ...
A Global Green New Deal: Final Report
The purpose of this report is to stimulate a worldwide policy debate on the urgent need for a Global Green New Deal (GGND). The main aim is to outline the ...
High Road or Low Road? Job Quality in the New Green Economy
Public discussions on green jobs has focused on the number or type of employment opportunities that could be created by a clean energy revolution. Yet, ...
Climate Change: ADB Programs - Strengthening Mitigation and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific
The brochure details ADB's ongoing and emerging climate change mitigation and adaptation program, and how ADB stands ready to play a catalytic role in helping ...
Stern Review: The Economics of Climate Change
The Review first examines the evidence on the economic impacts of climate change itself, and explores the economics of stabilising greenhouse gases in the ...
Skills for Sustainability (Second edition)
This second edition of the report brings together the most up-to-date Australian and international research, and is informed by recent national developments ...
Building a Green Recovery (Caring for Climate Series)
Governments are facing a triple crisis of economic downturn, energy insecurity and climate change. The paper analyses the degree to which government efforts to ...
A Climate for Recovery: The colour of stimulus goes green
As governments struggle to revive their economies, they are also seeking to lay the foundations for the next phase of growth. Increasingly this is being linked ...
The European Commission in Search of the Best Climate Solutions in Europe - The World You Like Challenge
On 11 February, Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, launched a low-carbon contest, calling on creative and innovative minds from across the ...
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) Jiangsu Province, China (2015-2020)
The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) was launched in 2013 as a response to the call for action following the Rio +20 Sustainable Development ...
Promoting green jobs policies: employment potential and skill needs in a greener economy
This training course tackles challenges and opportunities in the promotion of green jobs, by providing participants with the needed knowledge and tools to ...
E-waste in China - A country report
The report aims to enable better understanding of the e-waste system in China, including actors, projects, policies and other factors, and to facilitate ...
Lectures in California - Wolfgang Sterk in Stanford and San Francisco
The "Emmet Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources" of the Stanford University organises a E-IPER Special Seminar on 2 April 2013 where Wolfgang ...
GREEN JOBS FOR YOUTH: An ILO Knowledge Sharing Event on What Works in Youth Employment in the Transition to a Green Economy
The Tripartite Knowledge Sharing Event on Green Jobs for Youth (Asia and the Pacific) was conducted to facilitate the consolidation, mutual learning and ...
International Workshop on Employment Implications of Environment & Climate Change-Related Measures and Policies Crafting Malaysia’s roadmap to a green(er) economy.
This event aims to promote awareness and better understanding of the analytical findings under the Green Jobs Malaysia Project, including Green Jobs Mapping, ...
Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam
Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets. The analysis ...
LIVING LAB : user-driven innovation for sustainability
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to summarize and discuss the results from the LIVING LAB design study, a project within the 7th Framework Programme of ...
Victoria secures solar manufacturing deal with China
The Fifth Estate, 08 Oct 2015 - The jobs potential of the clean economy has been put on full display with the announcement that Victorian technology company ...
Technical webinar: Mapping environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia
The increasing social and environmental impacts of the garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, ...
Summer School on Labour Economics for Development (EN/FR)
This course will review the relevance of labour economics theories for developing countries, and single out what works and what does not, drawing on the latest ...
What a Waste: A global review of solid waste management
This report provides consolidated data on municipal solid waste (MSW) generation, collection, composition, and disposal by country and by region. The report ...
Reduced Work Hours as a Means of Slowing Climate Change
In this paper, some rough estimates are produced for the impact on the climate due to one possible important policy change—a gradual reduction in work hours. ...
Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam
Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets. The analysis ...