Our greatest successes have always been the result of strong and diverse partnerships.
We are in a race for our lives—and it’s a race we can win. The solutions exist, and we can cross the finish line by increasing ambition, harnessing political will, and joining forces to act together.
IISD believes in the power of partnerships. We work with governments, with industry, with civil society—with anyone who shares our values and believes, like we do, that a better world is possible.
For three decades, we have seen our greatest successes emerge from diverse alliances that foster transparency, gender equality and social inclusion. The solutions that stem from these collaborations are durable because they are equitable and built from the bottom up.
Sustainable Development Goals
This global agenda aims to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
Governance and Multilateral Agreements
The frameworks that govern economies and our ecosystems touch every aspect of our lives—and have implications for sustainable, inclusive development.
Measurement, Assessment, and Modelling
Navigating the sustainability transition requires instruments that tell us where we are, where we are headed, and what our options are.
Earth Negotiations Bulletin
A neutral, authoritative and up-to-the-minute record of ongoing multilateral negotiations on environment and sustainable development.
Geneva 2030 Ecosystem
The Geneva 2030 Ecosystem is a multistakeholder initiative that mobilizes the capacity, skills, experience, ideas and motivation of Geneva-based actors towards realizing the 2030 Agenda.
Community Indicator Systems
Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals empowers communities to act at the local level, observe the impact of their actions, share experiences with other communities and build new partnerships for implementation.
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED
The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) was founded in 1992.
Trade Knowledge Sharing
The nexus between trade and sustainable development is complex and multi-faceted, and ensuring that the conversation around these issues is active, engaged, and informed is vital.
Investment Policy Forum
IISD hosts the annual Investment Policy Forum, the world's only yearly assembly on investment negotiation exclusively for developing country officials.
National State of the Environment Report: Uzbekistan
The National State of the Environment Report (NSoER) is a comprehensive document that provides a snapshot of current environmental trends in Uzbekistan's socio-economic development for citizens, experts, and policy-makers in the country of Uzbekistan.
IGF Case Study: Leveraging Technologies for Gender Equality in Mining Communities
How can sharing technological infrastructure support gender equality and serve the broad betterment of mining communities?
Moving Beyond GDP in the Caribbean
Growth in GDP in the Caribbean isn't capturing the full story of natural disasters, climate change, and social disruption—but action is already underway to move beyond GDP.
Peace, Conflict, and National Adaptation Plan Processes
How can we do more to consider peace and conflict dynamics in climate change adaptation? Read our new guidance note to effectively initiate NAP processes while navigating conflict dynamics.
IGF Mining Policy Framework
A compendium of best practices for governments to manage the full range of issues in the mining sector.
On Behalf of My Delegation (Second Edition)
This backpacker’s guide to the world of climate change negotiations sums up key challenges faced by negotiators and ways to overcome these problems.
Parental Leave Policies in the Mining Sector
An in-depth look at international and national parental leave frameworks and policies across 12 countries.
Other related topics
For development to be sustainable and effective, the needs of all people must be considered.
By adopting sustainable practices, companies can gain a competitive edge, increase their market share, and boost shareholder value.
Technology and Innovation
When it comes to achieving a sustainable future for all, we cannot merely rely on tried-and-tested formulas. We need to think outside the box and get innovative.