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Can the TPP go green?

Scott Vaughan, president and chief executive officer of the Winnipeg-based International Institute for Sustainable Development, described environmental considerations in the TPP as “generally positive” while acknowledge that “nothing is ever perfect.” “The TPP is carving out a special role for (sustainability) standards,” prevalence of which has grown at a rate of 40 per cent annually, he said. “There’s an opportunity here to build upon this trend.”

October 12, 2015