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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.
News 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.
News 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.
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