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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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Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

The Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators provides an opportunity for developing countries to freely consider and develop their own negotiating priorities and goals in relation to international investment treaties.

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  • Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    Mainstreaming Sustainable Public Procurement through the introduction of Product Service Systems in the Western Cape

    This project will introduce product service systems in the Western Cape as a specific tool to implement sustainable public procurement. 

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  • Peg

    Peg

    Peg is a community indicator system that has been developed for Winnipeg by Winnipeggers, led by a community-wide consortium of partners spearheaded by IISD and United Way of Winnipeg.  

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  • Comprehensive Wealth

    Comprehensive Wealth

    The Comprehensive Wealth project encourages Canadians and their governments to move “beyond GDP” as the fundamental measure of societal progress.

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  • Development of an Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Planning Tool

    Development of an Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Planning Tool

    The EbA Planning Tool aims to provide practitioners with a systematic process to identify and prioritize EbA options based on a context-specific analysis of ecosystems, livelihoods and climate change, in a broader effort to encourage greater uptake of effective EbA approaches. 

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  • SAVi facility: Helping Governments and Investors See the Value of Sustainable Infrastructure

    SAVi facility: Helping Governments and Investors See the Value of Sustainable Infrastructure

    IISD has developed a Sustainable Asset Valuation (Savi) facility to help governments and investors assess the true costs–and risks–associated with infrastructure projects in order to make better decisions.

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  • Building a Climate-Resilient City

    Building a Climate-Resilient City

    In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy

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  • Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    We create groundbreaking science to explore the effects of mercury on fresh water, and then develop that into policy to keep our fresh water clear of mercury.

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  • Investment-Related Dispute Settlement Expert Meetings

    Investment-Related Dispute Settlement Expert Meetings

    IISD organizes expert meetings on investment-related dispute settlement and to foster innovative thinking on the topic.

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  • Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Evidence-based freshwater stewardship lies at the heart of sustainable development. Freshwater science, transboundary basin management and technology innovation are all critical aspects of sustainable freshwater management.

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