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September 2017
Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, World Economic Forum (WEF)
The Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020: Ten Priorities to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains is intended to serve as a framework for action at the global and regional level in order to accelerate progress in addressing commodity-driven deforestation.
January 2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

With 37% of fish harvest exported as food for human consumption or in non-edible forms, trade policies and measures constitute an essential part of the overall policy framework needed to support sustainable environmental and human development priorities connected to oceans and fisheries.

January 2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

As the world intensifies its search for global solutions for climate change, far too little attention has been paid in global policy-making to the nexus between climate change and international trade.

January 2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

The present paper seeks to examine the ways in which current trade policies and frameworks enable or hold back the pressing need for further development of clean energy. Based on this analysis, it identifies a set of policy options for the global trade system to support the scale-up of CETs.

August 2015
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

The long-standing reaction of the trade community to attempts to embroil trade law and policy in the resolution of the climate change issue has been to say, “Solve your own problems on the basis of your own agreed multilateral instruments, and when you have, if there are interfaces or overlaps be

August 2015
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

In the wake of the Copenhagen Accord in 2009 and amid frustration with the slow pace of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks, a number of bilateral and plurilateral efforts and technology initiatives has been launched to deal with international climate policy.

August 2015
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

In the debate on climate change, methods of producing products and energy are of paramount importance.

May 2015
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

Despite diverse efforts in the past two decades, countries have not been able to create an international climate change regime that effectively addresses the challenges at stake.

January 2015
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), World Economic Forum (WEF)

Negotiations on climate change have made little tangible progress since the early 1990s. Much of the failure to make diplomatic progress reflects that the problem is structurally extremely difficult to solve.

June 2013
World Economic Forum (WEF)

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 in Davos-Klosters, three leading economic voices – the presidents of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development – delivered the troubling message that it

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