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  • April 03, 2019

    Recycling for Cobalt, Lithium Low Despite Importance to Climate Change Fight

    Despite clear environmental and economic benefits, lithium and cobalt recycling rates are low, says a study released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

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  • April 02, 2019

    Workers in coal-rich states in India face unfair threat of stranded coal assets: report

    Long-term concerns for stranded assets in coal power investments remain despite recent Cabinet announcements to increase linkages.

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  • March 27, 2019

    International trade agreements provide opportunities for sustainable procurement in Canada

    International trade agreements are not a barrier to innovative sustainable procurement, but procurers need to use the flexibility offered by these agreements instead of perceiving them as a barrier, according to a new study released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

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  • March 27, 2019

    Responsible Investment Key for Meeting Food Needs in Southeast Asia, New Guidelines Say

    Bangkok, Thailand – A new set of regional guidelines aim to help governments in the ASEAN region Asia avoid negative consequences of private investment in food, agriculture and forestry.

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  • March 22, 2019

    New Report: Cost-effective interim retrofit to Winnipeg’s North End sewage treatment plant would help protect Lake Winnipeg

    On World Water Day, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the International Institute for Sustainable Development are releasing a report recommending an interim retrofit to Winnipeg’s largest sewage treatment plant. This retrofit could be implemented quickly and at low cost to significantly reduce the facility’s phosphorus contribution to Lake Winnipeg.

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  • March 19, 2019

    Statement on Canada's Federal Budget 2019

    IISD is pleased to find that Canada’s federal budget for 2019 offers meaningful support for workers and communities who will be affected by a shift away from fossil fuels—especially coal.

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  • January 16, 2019

    Report calls on Canada to require companies to disclose climate change risks to investors, pension plans

    A new report sets out a three-year policy roadmap for Canada to adjust its financial ecosystem to support meaningful climate change action. 

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  • January 14, 2019

    Leadership Change at IISD Reporting Services

    The organization remains absolutely dedicated to building upon the tremendous legacy of ENB while advancing innovative ways to deliver trusted information going forward. 

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  • November 27, 2018

    Investors with $742 billion in assets urge G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies

    Investors and insurers with more than USD $742 billion in assets under management have urged the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020.

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  • November 13, 2018

    Winnipeg Forum to Determine How Canada Should Advance Natural Infrastructure

    Experts from across the nation are meeting in Winnipeg at Canada’s first-ever Natural Infrastructure Forum.

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