Endorsed by Canada's leading environmental groups, this paper sets out seven "green strings" recommendations to apply to government measures to ensure a green recovery from COVID-19.
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Global Economic Governance Through the Lens of Inequality and Sustainable Development: Meeting Report
This meeting report was developed following a one-day workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 13, 2019, on the subjects of global economic governance, income inequality and sustainable development.
This paper focuses on local procurement policies designed to boost the number of goods and services purchased by mining operations from local stakeholders.
Trade agreements can have important environmental effects. We take a look at what’s old, what’s new and what’s noteworthy in the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement when it comes to the environment.
The Treaty on Sustainable Investment for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation was one of the 2018 winners of the Stockholm Treaty Lab prize.
This new IGF guidance document aims to help resource-rich countries find more sustainable and inclusive economic solutions, fostering stronger linkages between mineral resources and the rest of the economy.
Investment Treaty News is IISD’s flagship quarterly journal on international investment law and policy.
Mining a Mirage? Reassessing the shared-value paradigm in light of the technological advances in the mining sector
This report uses real-world mining data to estimate the impacts of new technologies on employment and employment-related procurement, which drive major benefits in host countries.
In this issue:State Regulatory Autonomy and Tobacco Control in International Trade and Investment Law; Political Change vs. Legal Stability: Problems Arising from the Application of Investment Treaties in Transitions from Authoritarian Rule; Everyone’s Doing It: The Acceptance, Effectiveness and…
The past decade has seen a surge of national and regional efforts to re-envision the role of mining in East Africa and more broadly in Africa as a whole.The Africa Mining Vision calls for “transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources to underpin broad-based sustainable…