IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research—this includes reports, briefs, guides, and other materials covering sustainable development themes.
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Seal River Watershed: The case for conservation
This report lays out the benefits and considerations for establishing the Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area in Manitoba, Canada.
Handcrafting the World's Freshwater Laboratory: IISD Experimental Lakes Area Annual Report 2021-2022
It's time to pay tribute to the handcrafted, do-it-yourself attitude that has made IISD Experimental Lakes Area the world’s freshwater laboratory.
The Value of Incorporating Nature in Urban Infrastructure Planning
This report explains how nature-based infrastructure helps create healthy, sustainable cities and argues that nature needs to be at the core of urban infrastructure planning.
A Guide for Developing Countries on How to Understand and Adapt to the Global Minimum Tax
This guide for developing countries explains the Global Minimum Tax, Pillar Two of the OECD G20 Inclusive Framework agenda, and discusses options for domestic tax policy responses.
IGF Case Study: Inclusive Closure and Post-Mining Transition at the Golden Pride Mine, Tanzania
This IGF case study of an open-pit gold mine in Tanzania provides good examples of how closure and post-mining transition can be done effectively and inclusively.
Global Market Report: Cocoa prices and sustainability
This report presents the production and consumption trends of the cocoa sector and how voluntary sustainability standards can improve the commodity's market resilience.
Fair and Equitable Treatment: Why it matters and what can be done
This policy brief presents the different types of FET clauses, the problems associated with its application, and the policy options available to policy-makers to preserve states' right to regulate and avoid ISDS claims.
Sustainable Asset Valuation of Land Restoration in Sodo District, Southern Ethiopia
This report presents a SAVi assessment that quantifies the social, economic, and environmental outcomes of assisted natural regeneration in Ethiopia.
Strengthening the Geneva 2030 Ecosystem
This study undertakes a needs assessment for a cross-sector collaboration space in Geneva in which actors can share knowledge, resources, and activities for SDG implementation.
Making the Leap
This brief argues that Just Energy Transition Partnerships (in South Africa, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Senegal) should support leapfrogging from fossil to renewable energy.