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December 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
The paper International Trade Governance and Sustainable Transport: The Expansion of Electric Vehicles has been conceived as an exploratory scoping exercise intended to identify and better understand trade-related issues and knowledge gaps, including how various types of trade measures and policies affect the electric vehicle industry and its value chains.
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.

December 2011
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Why were participant countries in the Rio+20 conferences (2012) not able to find any common ground on the role of intellectual property rights (IPRs) as they sought to identify a path for achieving “green economy” in the decades ahead?

June 2010
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), European Patent Office (EPO), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Technology development and its rapid diffusion are considered crucial for tackling the climate change challenge.