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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.
News January 7, 2020

New report reveals BRICS governments’ revenues from fossil fuels

Geneva, November 13, 2019 – As the BRICS leaders’ summit starts in Brazil, a new report is the first of its kind to bring together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Press release November 12, 2019

IISD releases 2018–2019 annual report

IISD's Annual Report features highlights such as helping Fiji develop and communicate its first national plan on climate change adaptation, a new partnership to guide investments and decisions on how to end hunger sustainably, and work with industry associations in Canada to find best practices for oil spill cleanup in freshwater environments
News September 16, 2019

Erik Davies joins IISD as Director, Reporting Services

IISD is pleased to announce Erik Davies has joined our team as Director, Reporting Services. He brings over 25 years of progressive management experience in international development and a strong track record in communications.
News August 20, 2019