Investment and Sustainable Development: A Guide to the Use and Potential of International Investment Agreements

By Aaron Cosbey, Luke Eric Peterson, Konrad von Moltke on May 25, 2004
This book looks at the role international investment agreements have, and might have, in fostering sustainable development. Such an analysis is long overdue; it is becoming ever more widely accepted that the proper goal in attracting investment is quality, rather than quantity. In the end if investment does not increase well-being on a sustainable basis, it is not worth having, much less chasing.

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IISD, 2004