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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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UNCITRAL and Reform of Investment Dispute Settlement

Our participation in the multilateral process in UNCITRAL is aimed at promoting the much-needed development of a comprehensive and inclusive investment-related dispute settlement.

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  • Public Procurement and Innovation for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

    Public Procurement and Innovation for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

    Cement is responsible for 5 per cent of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions. IISD and the

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  • Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    Examining the Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

    NAFTA renegotiations are underway. As part of its work on international trade, IISD invited a number of experts from Mexico, Canada and the United States to share their perspectives on NAFTA. 

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  • ALivE - Adaptation, Livelihoods, and Ecosystems Planning Tool

    ALivE - Adaptation, Livelihoods, and Ecosystems Planning Tool

    ALivE is a computer-based tool designed to support its users in organising and analysing information to plan effective EbA options within a broader EbA planning process. ALivE stands for Adaptation, Livelihoods and Ecosystems.

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  • The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool

    The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool

    IISD developed the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool to demonstrate to governments, investors and citizens why sustainable assets can deliver better value for money and more attractive internal rates of return.

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  • Building a Climate-Resilient City

    Building a Climate-Resilient City

    In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy

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  • Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    Protecting Our Fresh Water from Mercury

    We create groundbreaking science to explore the effects of mercury on fresh water, and then develop that into policy to keep our fresh water clear of mercury.

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  • Investment Law and Policy Reform: A Series of Expert Meetings

    Investment Law and Policy Reform: A Series of Expert Meetings

    Through a series of interactive expert meetings, IISD has fostered innovative thinking and developed elements of a progressive agenda on investment.

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  • Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Freshwater Stewardship in Canada: Another 150 years and beyond

    Evidence-based freshwater stewardship lies at the heart of sustainable development. Freshwater science, transboundary basin management and technology innovation are all critical aspects of sustainable freshwater management.

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  • UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    UNIGE-IISD Lunch Series on Investment Disputes

    This lunch series aims to examine the relationship between international investment law cases and sustainable development goals and policies.

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