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January 2013
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Peterson Institute for International Economics

This paper analyses the existing legal frameworks within which a possible Sustainable Energy Trade Agreement (SETA) could be negotiated to address energy-related trade governance and the resulting legal challenges and opportunities.

September 2012
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Peterson Institute for International Economics

ICTSD senior fellow and Professor Emeritus Thomas Brewer, addresses the issues associated with technology transfer used by firms, namely international direct investments, licensing, and trade in services and goods.

September 2012
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Peterson Institute for International Economics

The government as an entity is quite often the largest, single consumer of goods and services in developed as well as developing countries. Government procurement can be a powerful tool for positive environmental change by creating a market for environmental goods and services.

August 2012
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Peterson Institute for International Economics

What kind of clean-energy support measures can be maintained under international trade rules and what cannot?

May 2012
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Peterson Institute for International Economics

Climate change is an unprecedented challenge facing humanity today, one that requires a quick and concerted response.