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IISD Applauds Government of Canada's Progress on Sustainable Jobs
The International Institute for Sustainable Development congratulates the Canadian federal government on the release of the interim Sustainable Jobs Plan.
Researchers urge Canadian government to fend off oil and gas industry pressure for billions more carbon capture dollars
A new IISD brief analyzes whether carbon capture and storage is a viable solution to reduce oil and gas emissions in line with Canada’s 2030 climate targets.
Coal phase-out alone will not be fast enough, developed countries must speed up oil and gas exit for 1.5°C
1.5°C pathways propose phasing out coal faster than is feasible for coal-dependent developing countries; developed nations must do more, says peer-reviewed research.
IISD Announces New Executive Team
The International Institute for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce the formation of a new Executive Team, which will support the achievement of our five-year strategic plan, usher the institute through a period of exciting growth, and ensure an integrated approach to our work.
New Chapter Ahead for IISD President and CEO Richard Florizone
The International Institute for Sustainable Development and its Board of Directors announce today that Richard Florizone, IISD’s President and CEO, will be leaving the organization in the second quarter of 2023 and taking up an advisory role with World Energy GH2, developing Canada’s first commercial green hydrogen production.
IISD Welcomes New Deal on Global Biodiversity Framework
IISD congratulates the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for adopting the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, which will guide work within and outside the UN system on tackling biodiversity loss and help lay the groundwork towards the CBD’s vision of living in harmony with nature by 2050.
IISD Announces 2024 Edition of Trade and Sustainability Hub
IISD is excited to share that it will be holding the next edition of its Trade and Sustainability Hub alongside the World Trade Organization’s Thirteenth Ministerial Conference (MC13), which will take place in the United Arab Emirates in early 2024.
IISD Mourns the Loss of Jim Carr, Former Board Vice-Chair
The IISD community is saddened to learn of the loss of James "Jim" Carr, a long-time advocate for sustainability and international cooperation and a former IISD board member and vice-chair.
Canada Delivers on Glasgow Statement Pledge With Policy Guidelines to End International Public Finance for Fossil Fuels
The Government of Canada has released new policy guidelines to end international public financing for fossil fuels and reprioritize support for clean energy by the end of 2022. Today’s announcement is expected to redirect CAD 2.5 billion per year away from fossil fuels.
New "Fish Forward" Partnership Supports Sustainable, Eco-Certified Fishing in Manitoba
“Fish Forward” was launched at SMITH Restaurant today by provincial, national and international organizations who are working together to ensure that Manitoba lakes are sustainably fished, Manitoba fisheries are safeguarded for future generations, and Manitoba businesses are serving local fish that comes from increasingly sustainable sources.