This paper aims to assess the potential of blockchain applications in the financial, business, public and climate change sectors to contribute to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Around two third of SDGs are found to be strongly connected with blockchain applications, especially the SDGs 8, 9, 10 and 16.

The 2030 Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets, and 232 indicators, agreed by all countries, are intended to “transform the world”. This report examines the ability of the SDGs to actually trigger this transformation and to suggest some key actions to make the SDGs more transformative.

This paper outlines the Talanoa Dialogue and the Global Stocktake, with a view to seeking their mutual implications.

In this paper, it has been made clear that regional cooperation has a significant role to play in addressing the transboundary impacts of climate change in Asia.

The UNFCCC has 24-years of experience of communications of national reports since their first submission.

This report aims to show how the transition to a low-carbon society through the decarbonization of energy systems can bring social and economic benefits and foster countries’ economic competitiveness.

This report compares the energy and technology exposure of the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) with the 2℃ roadmap of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The analysis is based on a translation of this climate scenario into “2℃ benchmarks” for investment portfolios, focusing on a 5-year window: 2016-2021.

Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many governments and stakeholders are uncertain about how to proceed concretely.

The Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have generated a fast growing interest in strengthening the links between climate change and other development priorities in Asia.

Climate actions by non-Party stakeholders, including companies, have a significant potential to fill the gap in the global emissions reductions trajectory.

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