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How our summer research season is changing

You don’t need us to tell you that the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed everyone’s lives and plans for the future; the 2020 summer research season at IISD Experimental Lakes Area is no exception.
Statement April 23, 2020

Message about COVID-19 from IISD CEO

The global situation regarding COVID-19 is evolving quickly. At IISD, we are taking as many precautions as we can in order to “flatten the curve,” reduce transmission of this virus, and protect our staff and associates.
Statement March 17, 2020

New roles for Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as Executive Vice President of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Chair of the IISD Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) Board.
Statement March 3, 2020

Global sustainable sugarcane production shows significant growth: report

Ottawa, January 29, 2020 – Corporate sustainable sourcing commitments of leading food manufacturing companies are increasing demand for voluntary sustainability standard (VSS)-compliant sugar, with the sector experiencing a compound annual growth rate of aboiut 52% from 2008 to 2016.
Press release January 28, 2020

IISD Appoints New President & CEO

January 8, 2020, Winnipeg – Dr. Richard Florizone has been named the new President and CEO of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), an award-winning research organization dedicated to accelerating the global transition to fair economies, clean water and a stable climate.
Statement January 7, 2020