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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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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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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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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Retail Survey 2019

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In 2019, WRAP undertook a survey of own-brand and branded food products sold by UK food retailers to assess their adoption of good practice that helps people waste less food in the home – identifying progress relative to previous surveys conducted in 2009, 2011 and 2015.
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Sustainable Lifestyles: Case Studies From the...

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This publication displays a series of cases in which Association Mawarid and UN Environment implemented sustainable actions in Marrakesh hotels and riads. These actions enhanced employee well-being and inspired the workplaces to continue promoting sustainability beyond the project lifespan. This report illustrates each workplace's experience with sustainability projects, their area of focus and the measured impact of each activity upon the hotel and greater Marrakesh.
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Education for Sustainable Lifestyles. Learning to live...

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This booklet is the first in a new series collecting good practices in education for sustainable lifestyles from around world, which is increasingly identified as an important step in linking personal responsibility and practice to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Policy brief: A framework for policy-making to promote...

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This brief introduces a framework for understanding the factors that determine lifestyle choices. The framework can help to identify entry points for policies and measures that promote more sustainable lifestyles. The framework, called Attitudes-Facilitators-Infrastructure (AFI), was developed under the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) Programme on Sustainable Lifestyles and Education.
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Consumer Wisdom: A Theoretical Framework of Five...

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ABSTRACT: We establish a parsimonious theoretical framework of consumer wisdom based on five mutually reinforcing psychological facets. Our research draws from wisdom literature and a set of 31 phenomenological interviews with informants who were identified through a multi-stage nomination process. The five facets of consumer wisdom that emerged are Intentionality, Contemplation, Emotional Mastery, Openness, and Transcendence.
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Zero Waste Case Study: the Story of Beçanson

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Located in Eastern France, the city of Besançon has rolled out an extensive system of decentralized composting, managing to cover 70% of its population and to significantly reduce the waste sent for disposal. Learn how they did it!
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Zero Waste Case Study: The Story of Sardinia

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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management. With a separate collection rate of 3.8%, this popular tourist island used to send all the remaining waste to landfills and incineration. However, a strategy based on the promotion of separate collection with particular attention to bio-waste, and a carefully designed system of incentives in combination with several municipalities championing the transition towards zero waste, is delivering results. In 2016
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Conceptualization of competencies related to...

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This report describes the role of sustainable development and the importance of learning a sustainable lifestyle in Finnish basic (primary and lower secondary) education. It highlights the goals, values, tasks, and the conceptualization of the competencies related to sustainability in the 2014 National Core Curriculum for basic education;
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Learning to Know. Education for Sustainable Living....

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Many initiatives are being taken all around the world to achieve more responsible ways of living in relation to our own lives, the lives of others and the natural environment. Our present challenge is to identify which policies and practices best facilitate education for sustainable living, what lessons can be learned from these initiatives already being carried out in different countries, and how to recreate them in other contexts.
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Learning to Be. Education for Sustainable Living....

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This brochure is the third in a series which focuses on formal and informal education for sustainable living and provides an overview of policies and practices from different countries.
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Learning to Transform Oneself and Society. Education...

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This brochure is the second in a series which focus on the formal education system as well as informal education and provides an overview of policies and practices from diverse countries to assist further action around the globe.
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