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IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research including books, reports, working papers and other materials covering all sustainable development themes. 

The IISD Library includes reports, issue briefs, books, working papers and other materials capturing much of IISD's institutional and research history.

IISD's publications are available to download as PDF files at no charge. Hard copies of many of these are also available for sale. See our Permissions & Licensing Policy. We are occasionally able to reprint bulk orders of out-of-print publications (a minimum of 50 copies). For further information on such special orders, please contact the Publications Coordinator. If you have any trouble finding specific titles in the database or have any questions about our publications, please contact us.

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  • Report
    Leveraging Sustainable Finance Leadership in Canada: Opportunities to align financial policies to support clean growth and a sustainable Canadian economy

    Leveraging Sustainable Finance Leadership in Canada: Opportunities to align financial policies to support clean growth and a sustainable Canadian economy

    Our policy roadmap shares how mandatory climate risk disclosure and actions by the Canadian government and financial actors can empower meaningful climate action. Read More
  • Blog
    Why Financing Rural Infrastructure Is Crucial to Achieving Food Security

    Why Financing Rural Infrastructure Is Crucial to Achieving Food Security

    Financing infrastructure, including roads, storage and localized energy grids, will help provide food security for the millions of people living in hunger worldwide. Read More
  • Report
    Case Study Research on Offsets for Water Quality Management

    Case Study Research on Offsets for Water Quality Management

    This case study research examines six water quality trading/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and provides lessons relevant to offsetting nutrients, specifically phosphorus and nitrogen, in Manitoba.  Read More
  • Blog
    Why Public Policy Matters When It Comes to Gender Equality for Sustainable Development

    Why Public Policy Matters When It Comes to Gender Equality for Sustainable Development

    Cold statistics on gender equality in government reveal only part of the story; the cultures and processes behind the stats can teach us much more about where we are headed.  Read More
  • Report
    Lake Dal in Srinagar, India: Application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) metodology for the analysis of conservation options

    Lake Dal in Srinagar, India: Application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) metodology for the analysis of conservation options

    The report presents the interim results of the SAVi analysis for developing the business case for the long-term conservation of Lake Dal. A hybrid infrastructure solution is most cost-effective for reducing pollution pressures and for generating economic benefits in the region. This solution combines sewage treatment infrastructure upgrades and the construction of an artificial wetland. Read More
  • Report
    The Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT) Initiative: A focus on irrigation

    The Sustainable Asset Valuation of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT) Initiative: A focus on irrigation

    This report discusses the results of the application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to irrigation infrastructure in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania. Read More
  • Blog
    India's Energy Subsidies Moving in the Right Direction

    India's Energy Subsidies Moving in the Right Direction

    India has become an outspoken proponent of renewable energy, but do the facts back up the rhetoric? Is the central government walking the talk when it comes to India's energy subsidies? Read More
  • Report
    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger

    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger

    Read our report to discover how new financial instruments can support a decentralized and robust infrastructure base for farmers, food processors and rural communities. Read More
  • Policy Brief
    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger: Investment in Agriculture Policy Brief #7

    Financing Rural Infrastructure: Priorities and pathways for ending hunger: Investment in Agriculture Policy Brief #7

    Read our policy brief to discover how financing infrastructure will help provide food security for the 821 million people estimated to live in hunger worldwide. Read More
  • Newsletter
    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2018

    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2018

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD’s flagship journal on international investment law and policy. Read More