Japan, UNDP, and DENR push for Philippines’ transition to circular economy

Republished from: https://www.undp.org/philippines/blog/japan-undp-and-denr-push-philippines-transition-circular-economy Representatives from both the public and private sectors convened last 17 October in a national forum to amplify the call for the Philippines to transition to circular economy, amid the country’s efforts to recover from the compounded impacts of the pandemic and the recurring climate-related disasters. The forum was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Government of Japan, and in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). “Our collaboration with the UNDP and the DENR, through the ‘Accelerating Nationally Determined Contributions through…

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“New study explores how the circular economy can tackle biodiversity loss”

Very relevant and must-read: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched its first biodiversity study ‘The Nature Imperative: How the circular economy can tackle biodiversity loss’.The paper aims to detail the specific role of each circular economy principle, and their applicability across sectors. By showcasing four sectors - food, built environment, fashion, and plastics - the paper illustrates how the circular economy offers a framework for transformative change, and sets out actions business and policymakers can take to achieve this shift. For further info and to download the full report: https://ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/news/new-study-explores-how-the-circular-economy-can-tackle-biodiversity-loss It's accompanying interview with…

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EU Rules in Climate Action – Fit for 55

"Today, the European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. Achieving these emission reductions in the next decade is crucial to Europe becoming the world's first climate-neutral continent by 2050 and making the European Green Deal a reality. With today's proposals, the Commission is presenting the legislative tools to deliver on the targets agreed in the European Climate Law and fundamentally transform our economy and society for a fair, green and prosperous…

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