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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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The Energy Charter Treaty

IISD has been actively engaging with governments, civil society, academia, legal experts, and other stakeholders in how to address the many difficulties posted by the ECT.

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  • Fisheries Subsidies

    Fisheries Subsidies

    The IISD is focused on supporting the current World Trade Organization negotiations to end harmful fisheries subsidies by the end of 2020.

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  • Integrating Copernicus Climate Data in the Sustainable Asset Valuation

    Integrating Copernicus Climate Data in the Sustainable Asset Valuation

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is proud to announce that we are

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  • Advancing Alignment for Climate-Resilient Development

    Advancing Alignment for Climate-Resilient Development

    IISD has published three briefs introducing the concept of alignment and outlining entry points for countries to get started in aligning different policy processes. 

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  • Get Ready to Hack Lake Winnipeg

    Get Ready to Hack Lake Winnipeg

    We are challenging students, water researchers, developers, designers, scientists, programmers, engineers, technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to show us what they're made of and save one of Canada's most beloved lakes with our 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge!

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  • Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation

    Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation

    This project aims to advance the mainstreaming of adaptation in development finance strategies, by helping multilateral development banks scale up investments in actions that align with country-defined adaptation priorities.

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  • Base Erosion and Profit Shifting in Mining

    Base Erosion and Profit Shifting in Mining

    Developing countries’ revenue losses from tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) is USD 200 billion annually, across all sectors. Combining their respective mining and tax expertise, the IGF and OECD will equip resource-rich developing country governments with the knowledge, skills and tools to build and administer robust mining tax systems.

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  • New Tech, New Deal

    New Tech, New Deal

    Our New Tech, New Deal projects looks at disruptions and technological innovations in mining.

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  • State of Sustainability Initiatives

    State of Sustainability Initiatives

    The State of Sustainability Initiatives exists in recognition of this need. It is our hope that when the ensuing data and analysis is read in conjunction with the growing body of field-level impact data, that supply chain decision makers can strengthen their own strategic decision-making processes in ways that provide optimal sustainable development impact.

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  • Second Opinions for Green and Sustainability Bonds

    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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