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IISD's diverse team of experts—which include investment lawyers, agriculture economists and fresh-water scientists—have managed projects in over 70 countries.

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Advancing Alignment for Climate-Resilient Development

IISD has published three briefs introducing the concept of alignment and outlining entry points for countries to get started in aligning different policy processes. 

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  • Get Ready to Hack Lake Winnipeg

    Get Ready to Hack Lake Winnipeg

    We are challenging all aspiring environmental activists, entrepreneurs scientists, hackers and tech geeks to show us what they're made of and save one of Canada's most beloved lakes with our 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge!

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  • Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation

    Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation

    This project aims to advance the mainstreaming of adaptation in development finance strategies, by helping multilateral development banks scale up investments in actions that align with country-defined adaptation priorities.

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  • Base Erosion and Profit Shifting in Mining

    Base Erosion and Profit Shifting in Mining

    Developing countries’ revenue losses from tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) is USD 200

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  • New Tech, New Deal

    New Tech, New Deal

    Our New Tech, New Deal projects looks at disruptions and technological innovations in mining.

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  • State of Sustainability Initiatives

    State of Sustainability Initiatives

    The State of Sustainability Initiatives exists in recognition of this need. It is our hope that when the ensuing data and analysis is read in conjunction with the growing body of field-level impact data, that supply chain decision makers can strengthen their own strategic decision-making processes in ways that provide optimal sustainable development impact.

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  • Second Opinions for Green and Sustainability Bonds

    Second Opinions for Green and Sustainability Bonds

    We assess the green and sustainability credentials of these bond issuance frameworks. IISD provides this service jointly with CICERO Shades of Green, a leading global provider of Second Opinions.

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  • Investment Treaty News

    Investment Treaty News

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) has offered news, analysis and opinions on international investment law and its implications for sustainable development. The service began as a list-serve where information and views were shared among members, before becoming an electronic newsletter produced by a small editorial team.

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  • [EN/FR] Responsible Agricultural Growth Poles and Corridors in Africa: Developing the legal and policy frameworks

    [EN/FR] Responsible Agricultural Growth Poles and Corridors in Africa: Developing the legal and policy frameworks

    Since 2009, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has been advising

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  • China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED

    China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED

    The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) was established with the approval of the Chinese government in 1992.

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