The Sustainable Development Goals as a Tool for Analysis: SCP Linkages with Economic, Social, and Environmental Agendas

Takagi, Cosmo, Suzuki, Masachika, Okitasari, Mahesti, Katramiz, Tarek, Mishra, Ranjeeta, Masuda, Hiromi and Kanie, Norichika, (2021). The Sustainable Development Goals as a Tool for Analysis: SCP Linkages with Economic, Social, and Environmental Agendas. Global Environmental Research, 25(1&2), 101-110

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    Author Takagi, Cosmo
    Suzuki, Masachika
    Okitasari, Mahesti
    Katramiz, Tarek
    Mishra, Ranjeeta
    Masuda, Hiromi
    Kanie, Norichika
    Title The Sustainable Development Goals as a Tool for Analysis: SCP Linkages with Economic, Social, and Environmental Agendas
    Appearing in Global Environmental Research
    Volume 25
    Issue No. 1&2
    Publication Date 2021
    Place of Publication Tokyo
    Publisher Association of International Research Initiatives for Environmental Studies (AIRIES)
    Start page 101
    End page 110
    Language eng
    Abstract The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their 169 targets are not independent of each other but have mutual impacts. These connections are referred to as interlinkages or cohesive actions. To achieve the SDGs, integrated solutions across sectors are needed with them in mind. Sustainable consumption and production (SCP) is a key to connect multiple goals and targets of the SDGs. The objectives of this article are twofold. The first is to identify approaches for visualizing and analyzing the interrelationship between corporate activities and the SDGs based on the results of joint research with Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd, especially regarding SCP. The second is to consider the interlinkages in three thematic areas: housing, energy and agriculture, suggesting policy approaches to manage the interlinkages within each theme in Asia. First, as a case study on corporate activities, this article demonstrates how the activities of Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd., a Japanese company famous for its MUJI brand, are connected with the SDGs, particularly focusing on SCP. The results indicate a potential for linking corporate activities with a broad range of SDG targets. Second, this article examines the three thematic areas of housing, energy and agriculture. These three thematic areas were chosen for analysis, as they are key areas in the management of SCP. This part of the article illustrates the interlinkages within each theme and suggests policy approaches as to how to manage them within each theme. To address the challenges of SCP, the article concludes that as there are potentials in linking not only specific goals of the SDGs but also the broader goals and targets, it is essential to have cohesive actions to address the challenges.
    UNBIS Thesaurus SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION
    SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
    Keyword Sustainable consumption and production
    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    Food and agriculture
    Energy
    Housing
    Copyright Holder Association of International Research Initiatives for Environmental Studies (AIRIES)
    Copyright Year 2021
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 24327484
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