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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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Public Procurement and Innovation for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

Cement is responsible for 5 per cent of anthropogenic CO2 emissions. IISD and the

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  • Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    NAFTA renegotiations are underway. As part of its work on international trade, IISD invited a number of experts from Mexico, Canada and the United States to share their perspectives on NAFTA. 

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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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  • Valuing Sustainable Infrastructure

    Valuing Sustainable Infrastructure

    IISD developed the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to demonstrate to governments, investors and citizens why sustainable assets can deliver better value for money and more attractive internal rates of return.

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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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  • UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    This lunch series aims to examine the relationship between international investment law cases and sustainable development goals and policies.

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  • Review of Adaptation Action in 15 Asian and African Countries

    Review of Adaptation Action in 15 Asian and African Countries

    In Africa and Asia’s vulnerability “hot spots” there is an urgent need to help build the resilience

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