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  • Commentary
    Plastic Waste in Canada: A daunting economic and environmental threat or an opportunity for sustainable public procurement?

    Plastic Waste in Canada: A daunting economic and environmental threat or an opportunity for sustainable public procurement?

    This commentary explores how sustainable public procurement can play a crucial role in advancing environmental and economic sustainable development in Canada's waste sector. Read More
  • Blog
    Learning from Experience: How an African parliamentarians' network is looking to mainstream gender considerations into agriculture

    Learning from Experience: How an African parliamentarians' network is looking to mainstream gender considerations into agriculture

    The challenges to women’s participation in agricultural production and economic opportunities are often deeply nuanced and specific to their regional, national and local contexts. This is the first part of a series covering ECOWAS network meetings on gender considerations in agriculture. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    India Energy Subsidy Briefing July 2019

    India Energy Subsidy Briefing July 2019

    As part of its work on energy policy and sustainable development in India, the Global Subsidies Initiative publishes a regular briefing on issues related to energy subsidies. Read More
  • Commentary

    "Sustainability Looks Different Wherever You Are": Coffee production practices in a risky landscape

    The coffee sector indeed appears to be in its heyday, but what do consumption and production trends tell us of its long-term sustainability? Read More
  • Book
    Modelling for Sustainable Development: New decisions for a new age

    Modelling for Sustainable Development: New decisions for a new age

    This book provides a detailed overview of models used in designing projects and policies that integrate sustainable development considerations and objectives.  Read More
  • Report
    Raising Ambition Through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Greenhouse gas emissions results modelling from 26 countries

    Raising Ambition Through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Greenhouse gas emissions results modelling from 26 countries

    This working paper models 26 countries and finds national average emission reductions of 6 per cent from the removal of fossil fuel subsidies. For every tonne of CO2e removed through FFSR, governments save an average of USD 93. Global emission reductions from reforms are between 6.4 and 8.2 per cent by 2050. Countries can consider the carbon reduction co-benefits from FFSR and taxation within second-generation Nationally Determined Contributions.   Read More
  • Blog
    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    More consultation, in-country study and analysis will be needed to determine the best policy options to address the challenges posed by new technology in the mining sector. Read More
  • Blog
    When Life Gives You Lemons: How to bolster businesses’ capacity for making lemonade out of a changing climate

    When Life Gives You Lemons: How to bolster businesses’ capacity for making lemonade out of a changing climate

    Lemonade is the perfect drink for a hot summer day. And while it can help us beat the summer heat, soaring temperatures in many parts of the world could threaten the future of the core ingredient needed for this beloved summer fixture. Read More
  • Report
    Más allá de los combustibles fósiles: Transición fiscal en México

    Más allá de los combustibles fósiles: Transición fiscal en México

    Este reporte ayuda a entender el rol del sector de hidrocarburos en la transición energética en México Read More
  • Briefing Note
    G20 Coal Subsidies: India

    G20 Coal Subsidies: India

    This country study and accompanying data sheet compile publicly available information on G20 subsidies to the production and consumption of coal (including coal-fired power) in India in 2016 and 2017.   Read More