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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
May 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

This report provides methodological guidance for measuring fossil fuel subsidies in the context of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 12.c.1: “Amount of fossil fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)”.

Guidance
Online
NAP Global Network, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The strategic and well-informed inclusion of the private sector in climate change adaptation planning and activities must be a key part of all countries’ efforts to adapt to the impacts of climate change; they will be key partners in the design, financing and implementation of adaptation priorities. This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the National Adaptation Plan process.
2 April 2019
Webinar
Online
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), MAVA Foundation
On 2 April 2019 (9:00 AM CET), the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the MAVA Foundation are holding a webinar on "Credit Enhancement for Sustainable Infrastructure."
March 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This policy brief, India's Energy Transition: The Impact of the goods and services tax on solar photovoltaic and coal power costs, assesses the impact of India's Goods and Services Tax (GST) on energy source preferences and the cost of energy production. The introduction of the GST appears to provide a relative bias in favour of coal-based power.
February 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This report presents the key insights and recommendations from the Advancing Natural Infrastructure in Canada forum, convened by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and partners in November 2018. This forum brought together experts in related fields from across the country to discuss how Canada can use Natural Infrastructure (NI) to build more resilient cities, towns and landscapes in the face of increasing climate uncertainty.
January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This publication, Beyond Fossil Fuels: Indonesia's fiscal transition, makes a first attempt at an integrated analysis of how Indonesia both taxes and subsidizes production and consumption of oil, gas, coal, and electricity (most of which is generated with coal). The paper also explores lessons learned from Indonesia’s reduction of fiscal dependence on fossil fuels.
January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
In advance of Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance releasing their recommendations on the best finance and investment structures for climate action, Leveraging Sustainable Finance Leadership in Canada sets out a three-year policy roadmap to funnel private investment into a sustainable Canadian economy.
22 January 2019
Webinar
Online
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

On 22 January 2019 (12:30 PM EST / 6:30 PM CET) IISD will host a webinar for the Canadian Sustainability Indicators Network (CSIN) on "Smart Technology Uses in Sustainable Development".

March 2018
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

IISD's Big Data for Resilience Storybook explores the links between Big Data and resilience building through a new resilience lens. Aimed at an audience of resilience and development practitioners, the Storybook offers diverse experiences and practice-based recommendations to leverage Big Data’s

January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This case study research examines six water quality trading (WQT)/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and highlights specific policy and program mechanisms that enabled the programs to achieve their goals of reduced nutrient and contaminant loading.

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