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Jason Potts

Jason Potts

Senior Associate, Sustainable Markets and Responsible Trade

Jason Potts manages the Sustainable Markets and Responsible Trade (SMART) Program at the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Prior to joining IISD, Mr. Potts worked with the Trade, Employment and Competitiveness Program at the International Development Research Centre, as well as the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Trade and Environment Branch on issues at the nexus of trade, environment and international development. Mr. Potts has published on competition policy, commodity policy and the relationship between corporate social responsibility, private standards and sustainable trade. Mr. Potts is Coordinator and co-founder of the Sustainable Commodity Initiative, President of the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade, Director of Equiterre, and Director of Fast.

  • Education

    LLB/BCL (2001): McGill University.

    Master of Philosophy – Ethics and Economics (1996): Concordia University.

    Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy (1994): Concordia University.