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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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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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  • 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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  • Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

    Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators

    The Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators is the only global platform for government officials exclusively from developing and emerging economies to share experiences and lessons learned from investment negotiations.

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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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  • Geneva 2030 Ecosystem

    Geneva 2030 Ecosystem

    The Geneva 2030 Ecosystem is a multistakeholder initiative that mobilizes the capacity, skills, experience, ideas and motivation of Geneva-based actors towards realizing the 2030 Agenda. 

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  • Measuring the Costs of Pollution in Canada

    Measuring the Costs of Pollution in Canada

    Pollution has consequences for individuals, society at large and the economy. Damages lead to higher costs for many things, inlcuding: medical care, raw materials, food and taxes.

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  • Ending Hunger: What would it cost?

    Ending Hunger: What would it cost?

    A number of recent estimates exist for what is needed to end hunger and malnutrition. The estimates vary but all agree it will require a mix of investment in infrastructure, research and development, extension services and safety nets.

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  • Advisory Services on International Investment Law

    Advisory Services on International Investment Law

    The highly qualified international lawyers of IISD’s Investment Program offer advisory services on international investment treaties and contracts, with respect to investment negotiations, implementation and disputes.

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  • The Adaptive Watershed: Training for watershed-based adaptation and management

    The Adaptive Watershed: Training for watershed-based adaptation and management

    When it comes to managing our watersheds in a way that is integrated and adaptive, practicioners have always encountered difficulties with implementation. It can be challenging to ensure a holistic approach that includes ecosystem, watershed, and adaptive management. This is why IISD's Water Program is facilitiating the process. 

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  • UNCITRAL and Reform of Investment Dispute Settlement

    UNCITRAL and Reform of Investment Dispute Settlement

    Our participation in the multilateral process in UNCITRAL is aimed at promoting the much-needed development of a comprehensive and inclusive investment-related dispute settlement.

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