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A report on survey responses from IGF members about COVID-19 impacts on the ASM sector.
Only with an understanding of who is most vulnerable—and why—can we identify strategies that address real needs, ensuring no one is left behind.
This paper from IISD's Best Practices series takes a deep dive into the legal principles, arbitral jurisprudence, and lessons learned from how compensation is treated in investor–state arbitration, while presenting possible options for reform.
The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act was tabled today. IISD commends the government for working to advance this legislation and continue tackling the climate crisis.
Energy efficiency and retrofits are playing a big role in COVID-19 recovery plans. We sit down with the policy director at Efficiency Canada to talk about what this looks like in practice.
This year, the world's freshwater laboratory's annual report is inspired by hours under lockdown and years of Canadian summers at the cabin (or cottage).
The sustainable energy transition is not guided by a central, hierarchical organization—an approach with many positive features worth copying.
Aligning COVID-19 stimulus with the 2030 Agenda seems like good strategy, but many countries in sub-Saharan Africa do not know what it will cost.
This inaugural edition of IISD's Trade and Sustainability Review features analytical pieces and commentaries on a series of topics at the forefront of the trade and sustainability discussion, from subsidy reform efforts at the World Trade Organization to the impact of COVID-19 on export markets.
Public procurement is more crucial than ever, as most of the COVID-19 recovery spending will be channelled through this process—so how can we ensure it drives innovation, inclusivity, and sustainability?