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December 2017
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), The Green Initiative
The report Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and the Just Transition: Integrating Approaches for Complementary Outcomes articulates how fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR) can contribute to a just transition, and how a just transition framework can contribute to successful reform.
November 2017
World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The paper Biodiversity and Infrastructure: A Better Nexus? discusses the catalytic opportunities for integrating biodiversity conservation into infrastructure development, particularly through the use of nature-based solutions and natural infrastructure.
December 2016
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Comprehensive wealth focuses on the role of people, the environment and the economy in creating and sustaining well-being.

May 2016
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade

Recently, many stakeholders are calling for the development of a “blue economy”—an integrated approach to sustainable development that builds on the understanding that the world’s oceans not only account for more than 70 per cent of the planet’s surface area, but also form the foundation of globa

May 2016
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI)

At the very end of December 2014, Indonesia introduced major reforms to its fossil fuel subsidies: removing subsidies to gasoline, except for distribution costs outside of the central islands of Java, Bali and Madura and introducing a “fixed” subsidy of IDR 1,000 per litre for diesel.

January 2016
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Outward direct investment (ODI) by the People’s Republic of China has grown very rapidly since 2004, and in 2014, China’s ODI flows attained USD 123.1 billion.

October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Bangladesh Bank

Innovations in policies, regulations and norms to shape a greener and more inclusive financial system are emerging in many places, but particularly in developing and emerging economies.

September 2015
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC), People's Republic of China

Over the past 30 years, China has developed rapidly to become the world’s second largest economy, reaching the status of a middle-income country.

May 2015
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

This report discusses the current situation of the energy efficiency sector in India, delves into some of the causes hindering the development of this market and explains why the lack of commercial bank financing is one of the main barriers for attaining higher energy savings.

March 2015
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

China’s drive to develop a low-carbon, resource-efficient economy is a top priority of the government, placing pressure on the industrial development zones (IDZs) to respond to a growing and diverse set of policy levers.

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