Economy-wide implications of sustainable consumption and production in a sufficiency approach

Satoshi Kojima

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Dr. Satoshi Kojima is a principal researcher of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japanese leading policy research institute in the area of sustainable development and international environmental policies. He is currently in charge of institute-wide flagship projects. He is also leading the research project on market-based measures to reduce GHG emissions to a large extent by 2050, funded by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan. Dr. Kojima studied environmental economics at the University of York in UK and received a Ph.D. in 2005. Before he studied in UK he worked as a development consultant, engaged in water and environment related ODA projects in several countries including Indonesia and Honduras. Since he joined IGES in 2005 he has led research projects on sustainable development policy including sustainable resource management and sustainable ecosystem use. He published a book “Sustainable Development in Water-stressed Developing Countries: A Quantitative Policy Analysis” in 2007.


Two sides of unsustainable consumption and production problem, i.e. overconsumption of the affluent and underconsumption of the poor, are in essence consolidated into one unsolved problem, that is, a lack of a truly... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Satoshi Kojima (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)
  2. Pongsun Bunditsakulchai (Chulalongkorn University)
  3. Ryu Koide (IGES)

Topic Areas

• Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Planetary boundaries , • Sustainable consumption and production


MS-2 » Environmentally Extended Input-Output Analysis and Planetary Boundaries (10:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room E)

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