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December 2018
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)
Across Canada, fact and opinion swirl about which policies are best for both the economy and the environment. Environmental regulations remain deeply contested and cause concern for some that the costs will simply be too high. At the same time, polling data show that Canadians overwhelmingly want both a protected environment and a vibrant economy. In this context, the Smart Prosperity Institute has re-releasing an updated version of a 2016 policy brief on overestimating the cost of compliance with environmental regulations, part of the Green Tape Measures Up series.
December 2018
Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG), UK aid

Bangladesh is a strong actor in the effort to reduce global carbon emission. This is appropriate as it faces a major adverse burden from global climate change. Although per capita carbon emission is low, total carbon emission in Bangladesh is growing.

December 2018
Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG), UK aid

Bangladesh has made tremendous progress with development since independence reflected in rising income, sharp reduction in poverty and improvements with human development.

December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), New Earth, European Commission
After increasingly assessing and communicating their environmental performances, companies have also started to give more attention to social impact assessment at product level – to gain additional insights, support internal decision making, and respond to enquiries from external stakeholders, including consumers and governments, regarding the sustainability of products. To encourage progress in this emerging field and inspire companies to ‘shout it out’, the Consumer Information Programme has issues this white paper to identify good practices of product-level social impact communication that can provide inspiration, and be built upon or replicated. It identifies relevant principles, criteria and means to communicate such impacts, including recommendations on integrating social impact communication with more well-established environmental impact communication tools.