05-06 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
28-29 April 2015, Seoul, South Korea
Eco-Business, 27 Jul 2015 - As China grows, it needs a concerted effort to promote a new industrial base and a shift away from a fossil fuel-intensive heavy industry toward a low-carbon model, says ADB vice president Stephen Groff.
SciDev Net, 27 Jul 2015 - Eight million Bangladeshis now depend on reliable power from small solar units.
Down to Earth, 27 Jul 2015 - One man's trash is another man’s treasure, so goes the saying. For some entrepreneurs in India, this has become the new business mantra.
Eco-Business, 27 Jul 2015 - Environmental campaign groups worldwide have urged governments to adopt policies regulating single-use plastic bags, including the ‘degradable’ type.
Climate News Network, 27 Jul 2015 - Research worldwide shows that environmentally-friendly buildings are much better for the health of the people who live and work in them, as well as for the Earth.
Part 1: Why is Sustainable Consumption Important in Asia? Provides an overview of current issues related to sustainable consumption, links these to the Asian context and frames the nature of the policy problem. Part 2 highlights some of the most common myths around sustainable consumption that need to be confronted and explores how they affect sustainable consumption policies and practice in Asia. Part 3 consists of thematic solutions briefs with potential policy approaches to ensure more sustainable consumption patterns in Asia. Part 4 is a recommended reading list more broadly on sustainable consumption, with relevance to Asia and the Pacific.
This M.Sc. is a response to the need for more diverse expertise in the design and evaluation of policies in which international labour standards and fundamental rights at work go hand-in-hand with job creation and productive employment. It is intended to prepare participants to become experts in designing, analysing and evaluating policies that place employment at the heart of economic, social and development policy-making. The course will combine rigorous training in analytical and quantitative economic methods with an emphasis on what constitutes an appropriate policy, legal and institutional framework for employment and decent work in different development contexts.
This research paper examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identifies the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labour protection in e-waste management.
Workshop on Greening the Economy: Its impact on growth, employment and CO2 emissions: A Green DySAM Analysis
WWF’s report - is a ground-breaking piece of research that shines the spotlight on financiers, investors and regulators in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia and benchmarks them against their global peers.
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