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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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Second Opinions for Green and Sustainability Bonds

We assess the green and sustainability credentials of these bond issuance frameworks. IISD provides this service jointly with CICERO Shades of Green, a leading global provider of Second Opinions.

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  • Investment Treaty News

    Investment Treaty News

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) has offered news, analysis and opinions on international investment law and its implications for sustainable development. The service began as a list-serve where information and views were shared among members, before becoming an electronic newsletter produced by a small editorial team.

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  • [EN/FR] Responsible Agricultural Growth Poles and Corridors in Africa: Developing the legal and policy frameworks

    [EN/FR] Responsible Agricultural Growth Poles and Corridors in Africa: Developing the legal and policy frameworks

    Since 2009, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has been advising

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  • China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED

    China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED

    The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) was established with the approval of the Chinese government in 1992.

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  • The ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry

    The ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry

    The ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry were prepared for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat and were adopted in October 2018 by ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) during their annual meeting, held that year in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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  • Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC)

    Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC)

    The Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC) works to increase capacity on the Canadian Prairies to prepare for the impacts of climate change.

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  • Floating Treatment Wetlands

    Floating Treatment Wetlands

    Freshwater lakes around the world are in trouble.Urbanization, waste treatment, landscape changes,

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  • Credit Enhancement for Sustainable Development

    Credit Enhancement for Sustainable Development

    Credit enhancement is a collective term for de-risking instruments that transfer key project risks of an infrastructure projects to third parties and by this, enhance the financial viability and investment conditions of the project. 

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  • Financial Technologies and the Environment

    Financial Technologies and the Environment

    IISD and IISD Experimental Lakes Area are some of the first in Canada to explore those in the sustainable development world can adopt fintech and apply them to sustainable development practices.

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  • Financing Models for Soil Remediation in China

    Financing Models for Soil Remediation in China

    Our work on soil remediation focuses on the financial vehicles available to attract investment to environmental rehabilitation of degraded land, and the financial reforms needed to make these vehicles a viable and desirable means of investing in land rehabilitation in China. 

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