Policy Analysis

IISD Commentary - Sustainable development cools off: Globalization demands summit take new approach to meeting ecological, social goals

By Mark Halle on September 5, 2002
This IISD Commentary, written by IISD's Director of Trade and Investment Mark Halle, appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press July 29, 2002. In this perspective of sustainable development just prior to the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, Halle notes that the institutions governing the global economy have grown stronger while those promoting social equity, poverty alleviation and environmental co-operation remain weak