Nordic Youth As Sustainable Changemakers: In the...

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This analysis focuses on young people aged 13-30 in the Nordic countries, and how they relate to Sustainable Consumption and Production (SDG12). The analysis has examined young people’s concerns, motivation, inspiration, actions, approaches, recommendations and demands in relation to sustainable consumption and living.
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Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges...

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Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. This report is the first publication of the Envisioning Future Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Transitioning Instruments, a project under the One Planet Network led by IGES Japan and One Earth One, of the many partners of the SLE Programme. Visit the host website for more information: https://iges.or.jp/en/pub/sustainablelifestylespolicyandpractice/en

Partnering for prosperity: education for green and...

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This publication is a select extract from the full 2016 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report: Education for people and planet: Creating sustainable futures for all (UNESCO, 2016). It contains three chapters from that Report: Prosperity, Partnership and the policy recommendations to transform education for sustainable development. It also includes one chapter from the Gender Review of the 2016 Report, focusing on the links between education, gender equality and work.
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Education for global citizenship education &...

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This background report reviews the state of existing research and data on relevant sustainable development content in social science education in countries around the world. Specifically, it examines the extent to which textbook content could help learners acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to meet goal 4.7 of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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A Review of education for sustainable development and...

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This paper has been produced to inform UNESCO in its preparation for the 2017 Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) Report. Its purpose is to examine the current preparation of teachers in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED) as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 4.7.
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Non-formal and informal programs and activities that...

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This study examines the nature of, and how, non-formal and informal programs and activitiescontribute to the acquisition of knowledge and skills for children, adolescents, youth and adults in precise areas of Target 4.7. This is done by highlighting different definitions, conceptual approaches and history, along with policies of GCED and ESD and non-formal education and informal learning, comparing attempts to operationalize GCED and ESD to indicators for measurement and monitoring.
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Global monitoring of target 4.7: themes in national...

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This study is an initial attempt to monitor ESD and GCED content in curricula globally. The goal here is to analyse national curriculum documents to reveal if, how, and to what extent ESD and GCED content is present across the globe. For this purpose, the research team developed a coding scheme based on key ESD and GCED knowledge, skills, behaviours and pedagogies that was used in evaluating the various national curriculum documents for evidence of ESD and GCED content.
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Historical efforts to implement the UNESCO 1974...

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This paper presents an analytical overview of historical efforts by UNESCO Member States to implement the 1974 Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, cooperation and peace education. The main purpose of the review was to provide a historical overview of efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Targets 4.7, 12.8 and 13.3 and their proposed measurement indicators, based on states’ historical reporting on the Recommendation.
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Morrisons plastic-free aisle case study

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This case study details work done by Morrisons supermarkets, who trialled changes to the fresh produce section in their Skipton store. The case study evaluates the changes, details some key learnings, and looks at the next steps for the supermarket. Changes made in the Morrisons store included increasing the number of fresh produce lines sold loose, changing merchandising of fresh produce, and displaying loose vegetables in wooden crates/ creating chalkboard signage to enhance a 'market feel'.
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Driving circular fashion and textiles - European...

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This summary report explores the achievements of the four year ECAP (European Clothing Action Plan) project, part funded by EU LIFE.The project set out to bring environmental and economic benefit to the clothing sector through a range of work packages co-funded and delivered by European partners. It covered a range of innovation projects, conducted through eight work streams by partners in several European countries.
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The UK Plastics Pact- Member Progress Report

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The UK Plastics Pact business members account for two-thirds of consumer plastic packaging in the UK. Together they hold the key to tackling plastic pollution. Find out how the entire supply chain is helping deliver systemic change. This report is the second report detailing progress towards the four targets of the Pact, specifies pledges of members for future action, and includes updates from 85 business members.
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Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Progress Report 2019

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Embedding a culture of Target, Measure, Act into the food and drink sector is critical to achieving the Courtauld 2025 targets and UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. The ambitious aim for the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap was to have 50% of the UK’s largest 250 food businesses implementing Target, Measure, Act by September 2019, aiming for all by 2026.
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Educational content up close: examining the learning...

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UNESCO seeks to advance a holistic approach to education that emphasizes three inter-related dimensions of learning – the cognitive, social and emotional and behavioural. This publication summarizes the findings of a study commissioned by UNESCO to examine if and how these 3 dimensions of learning and teaching of ESD and GCED are reflected in pre-primary, primary and secondary educational content (ie. national laws, policies and the intended curriculum) in 10 countries.
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