This paper, Construction and Carbon: The Impact of Climate Policy on Building in Canada in 2025 , studies the economic impact of climate policies on future carbon prices in the area of construction in Canada, by applying an economic and energy model of the Canadian economy known as gTech.
This issue brief Shades of Green: An introduction to the Green Economy for Parliamentarians aims to provide parliamentarians with a basic understanding of the green economy and of the policies required to transition toward it.
This publication examines the enormous potential for scaling up green business development in Asia and the Pacific, by reviewing green markets, technologies and practices before offering a set of policy options to enable governments and finance institutions to accelerate green business development in the region
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.
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.
This report, State of the Practice: Sustainability Standards for Infrastructure Investors , aims to take stock of the current state of sustainability measurement and standards in the infrastructure investment and development industry, and to review the current set of tools available to infrastructure investors and other participants in the infrastructure value chain to measure environmental, social and governance performance indicators and practices.
Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garments (RMG) industry remains the backbone of its industrial growth in the coming decades. This paper sought to examine its environmental compliance landscape in terms of the incentives and barriers RMG entrepreneurs face.