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Innovation as a Driver to Tackle Marine Plastics: The Private Sector in Malaysia in Support of the National Goals

Representatives from the government of Malaysia, the private sector in the field of plastics, an international alliance, and ERIA, have gathered at an online event to discuss the pressing issue of marine plastics.



by Ayako Mizuno • 23 November 2021


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ASEAN on Point Public Forum: How Policies can Support the Private Sector in Combatting Marine Plastic Debris

Given the multitude of roles plastic plays in our society, responses to marine plastic pollution will need to involve a wide array of stakeholders, from governmental and non-governmental organizations, research institutions, international actors, the business sector, to the general public.  



by ERIA • 28 October 2021


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President of ERIA Participates in the 17th ASEAN Plus Three Environment Ministers Meeting

Speaking during the ‘Highlights of the Progress of Activities under ASEAN Plus Three’ session, Professor Nishimura reported on marine plastic debris actions taken by the RKC-MPD.  



by Ayako Mizuno • 25 October 2021


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ERIA Co-Hosts the First Experts Working Group on Marine Plastic Debris

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), and the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) co-hosted the First Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)'s Experts Working Group on Marine Plastic Debris meetings.

 



by Ellen Putri Edita and Hendro Putra Johannes • 22 September 2021


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‘How Private Companies in Indonesia Combat Marine Plastic Debris’: Private Sector Plays Fundamental Role to Utilizing Plastic Waste

Private sector plays a fundamental role in enhancing plastic waste management by providing funding for investment and green jobs, said an Indonesian Ministry official in the first online event organised by the Regional Knowledge Centre for Marine Plastic Debris (RKC-MPD).  



by Ellen Putri Edita and Hendro Putra Johannes • 21 September 2021


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ERIA-IGES Joint Webinar on Estimating Plastic Waste and Pollution for Data-driven Policy Making in Emerging Economies at the occasion of 7th 3RINCs

ERIA and IGES, along with the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) co-organized a special plastic session entitled “Estimating Plastic Waste and Pollution for Data-driven Policy Making in Emerging Economies” during this year’s 7th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management.  



by Ayako Mizuno • 19 March 2021


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ERIA Participates in the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment in Cambodia

The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and Related Meetings were held in Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia from 7 to 11 October 2019.  



by Ellen Putri Edita and Fusanori Iwasaki • 9 October 2019