International Institute for Sustainable Development

IISD

International Institute for Sustainable Development

Type NGO
Website iisd.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
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Year founded 1990
Location Ottawa, ON Canada Canada
Budget USD 20M-49M
Functions Research
Tags environment energy trade economics climate social policy sustainability and sustainable development
Summary The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) contributes to sustainable development by making recommendations on policies regarding international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change and energy, management of natural and social capital as well the enabling role of information technologies in these areas. They report on international negotiations and share the knowledge they have acquired through collaborative projects. This translates into more rigorous research, capacity development in developing countries. development, better networks between North and South as well as better global connections between researchers, practitioners, citizens and policy makers.

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Publications

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 18 January 2023 English

Governments are increasingly negotiating rules on non-tariff barriers in their trade agreements, looking to address this significant source of trade costs. This paper looks at the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 16 January 2023 English

This report presents an evidence based and costed country roadmap for effective public interventions to transform agriculture and food systems in Ethiopia in a way that ends hunger, makes diets …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 11 January 2023 English

This report presents and analyzes the sustainable production and consumption trends in the global cotton sector and includes a detailed exploration of how adopting voluntary sustainability standards (VSSs) can affect …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 10 January 2023 English

This report highlights good legal frameworks that cover a mine's life cycle and then looks at case studies that illustrate how different jurisdictions have further integrated mechanisms into their legal …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 19 December 2022

Mapping India’s Energy Policy 2022 (Update) presents the latest estimates of government support for fossil fuels, renewable energy, and electric vehicles in India, extending the data to include FY 2022 …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 16 December 2022 English

Considering the increasing frequency and length of droughts as well as a greater potential for flash floods in Manitoba, water retention projects are an important option to help agricultural producers …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 December 2022 English

The Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) Initiative is an Indigenous-led conservation project that aims to establish a protected area under the active stewardship of Indigenous Peoples. This report …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 9 December 2022 English

Cities around the world are struggling to provide people with the infrastructure they need to thrive. Nature-based infrastructure (NBI) delivers cost-effective, climate-resilient infrastructure services and generates a wealth of co-benefits …


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 9 December 2022 English

Every year when summer is in full force, we mull, we ponder—and, yes, we even muse on—the topic of the upcoming annual report.


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 8 December 2022 English

This guide provides policy-makers in developing countries with a simple framework to understand the global minimum tax, how it may affect them, and how to adapt their domestic tax policy …


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