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In India, auctions were found to be better than regulator-designed tariffs in determining the procurement price for solar-generated electricity.
Electronics manufacturers are held accountable for the full life cycle of their products but receive incentives for proper disposal.
Market-based instruments offer effective and innovative solutions for reducing water pollution and promoting efficient water use.
Economic incentives push producers and consumers to use resources more efficiently and reduce environmental costs as well as spur innovative practices.
Water tariff reforms coupled with personnel training, social contracts, and technology updates can make water utilities more efficient.
A national program promotes forest conservation and protection while creating sustainable livelihoods for communities.
In Indonesia, a rating system encourages companies to step up efforts in controlling water pollution.
A market-based approach for reducing air pollution offers countries in the region great potential for flexibility and innovation.
Asia’s cities need innovative solutions to manage increasing volumes of waste.
In the Philippines, solutions that respect river dynamics and ecosystem functions were adopted to keep vulnerable communities safe from natural hazards.