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IISD's diverse team of experts—which include investment lawyers, agriculture economists and fresh-water scientists—have managed projects in over 70 countries.

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Comprehensive Wealth

The Comprehensive Wealth project encourages Canadians and their governments to move “beyond GDP” as the fundamental measure of societal progress.

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  • Peg

    Peg

    Peg is a community indicator system that has been developed for Winnipeg by Winnipeggers, led by a community-wide consortium of partners spearheaded by IISD and United Way of Winnipeg.  

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  • Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

    Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

    The Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators is the only global platform for government officials exclusively from developing and emerging economies to share experiences and lessons learned from investment negotiations.

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  • Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the Introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the Introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    This project will introduce product service systems in the Western Cape, South Africa, as a specific tool to implement sustainable public procurement. 

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  • Webinars on Investment Law and Policy

    Webinars on Investment Law and Policy

    Officials from developing country governments and regional organizations need to access information on developments in international investment law and policy to negotiate better treaties and contracts and to prepare for and manage investment disputes.This is why IISD is hosting a webinar series on investment law and policy for negotiators and officials involved in investment disputes.

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  • Big Data for Resilience

    Big Data for Resilience

    Big Data is dramatically changing the way in which data is collected and processed. IISD's Big Data for Resilience initiative looks to bridge the gap between Big Data and resilience programming.

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  • Commodity Training: Understanding the tax-related challenges for home and host countries

    Commodity Training: Understanding the tax-related challenges for home and host countries

    How are commodity traders involved in buying and selling mineral production from private mining companies in resource-rich developing countries? We set out to explore...

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  • Geneva 2030 Ecosystem

    Geneva 2030 Ecosystem

    The Geneva 2030 Ecosystem is a multistakeholder initiative that mobilizes the capacity, skills, experience, ideas and motivation of Geneva-based actors towards realizing the 2030 Agenda. 

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  • Measuring the Costs of Pollution in Canada

    Measuring the Costs of Pollution in Canada

    Pollution has consequences for individuals, society at large and the economy. Damages lead to higher costs for many things, inlcuding: medical care, raw materials, food and taxes.

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  • Ending Hunger: What would it cost?

    Ending Hunger: What would it cost?

    A number of recent estimates exist for what is needed to end hunger and malnutrition. The estimates vary but all agree it will require a mix of investment in infrastructure, research and development, extension services and safety nets.

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