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October 2018
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The report Comprehensive Wealth in Canada 2018: Measuring what matters in the long term tries to measure the comprehensive wealth in Canada. Comprehensive wealth in this report means the country's produced, natural, human, financial and social capital. The findings of the report suggest that the concerns for Canada's future in terms of comprehensive wealth is well-founded as the analysis demonstrates that the foundation of the GDP growth is fragile.
October 2018
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This publication launches the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Inclusive Green Growth Index (IGGI) — a new metric for quality of growth that reflects economic growth, social equity, environmental sustainability. The index’s 28 performance indicators include data over time—and across countries—on various aspects of growth and policy outcomes in areas where higher investment will advance better quality of growth and living standards.
October 2018
World Bank Group, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Where Sun Meets Water: Floating solar market report presents an overview of floating solar technologies, current deployment market and future opportunities, challenges related to floating solar deployment, policies and regulatory considerations, and current costs and project structuring.
October 2018
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
The policy brief Proposals to Strengthen Japan's Domestic Measures and Regional Cooperation on Stable and Environmentally Sound Plastic Scrap Recycling: Response to China's ban on imports of plastic scrap recommends policymakers in Asia to develop a uniform, standardized, and transparent trade standards for plastic scrap in the region through international cooperation, and to establish environmentally sound long-term material recycling routes.
October 2018
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
The discussion paper Transforming the Financial System for Delivering Sustainable Development: A high-level overview provides the outline of the challenges and opportunities in delivering the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement and commitments, and sets out the essential role financial systems could play.
October 2018
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), International Labour Organization (ILO)
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Environmental sustainability and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean analyses the performance of the region's labour markets in 2017 and presents multiple policy proposals to promote decent work and labor-driven environmental sustainability.
October 2018
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Energy Technology Innovation in South Asia: Implications for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion addresses how energy systems and services can improve women’s economic empowerment. It argues that integrating gender equity considerations into technology design and drawing women into this process is not only an equal employment opportunity issue, but is also crucially about how the world we live in is shaped, and for whom.
September 2018
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Energy Safety Nets: A literature review, assesses the evidence available on the experience of using social assistance to enable poor people in developing countries to access modern energy services.
September 2018
Applied Energy (Science Direct)

The decreasing cost of energy storage and increasing demand for local flexibility are opening up new possibilities for energy storage deployment at the local level.

September 2018
Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG), UK aid

Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garments (RMG) industry remains the backbone of its industrial growth in the coming decades. This paper sought to examine its environmental compliance landscape in terms of the incentives and barriers RMG entrepreneurs face.

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