International Institute for Sustainable Development

IISD

International Institute for Sustainable Development

Type NGO
Website iisd.org
Year founded 1990
Headquarters Canada Canada
Functions Research
Tags environment energy trade economics climate social policy sustainability and sustainable development
Summary The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) contributes to sustainable development by making recommendations on policies regarding international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change and energy, management of natural and social capital as well the enabling role of information technologies in these areas. We report on international negotiations and share the knowledge we have acquired through collaborative projects. This translates into more rigorous research, capacity development in developing countries. development, better networks between North and South as well as better global connections between researchers, practitioners, citizens and policy makers.

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BRIEF #19 - The Road to Sustainable Transport - Key Messages and …

IISD · 21 May 2021 English

From Stockholm to the “Transport is not an end in itself SDGs: Sustainable Transport but rather a means allowing people in the International Arena to access what they need: jobs, …


Just Transition Measures for a Green Recovery

IISD · 21 May 2021 English

How do we make sure that communities aren't left behind in the energy transition? What role does just transition play in the recovery from COVID-19? Transitions expert Philip Gass explains.


How to Target LPG Subsidies in India

IISD · 20 May 2021 English

Based on a survey of over 900 households in Jharkhand, this report finds that LPG subsidies are not well targeted and that poor households in Jharkhand can receive 2 times …


How Can Renewable Energy Help Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic?

IISD · 20 May 2021 English

As governments plan economic measures to recover from the pandemic, they face a critical decision: to back transformational investments in a clean energy future or lock in fossil fuels for …


Green Taxation and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Two tools for a green …

IISD · 19 May 2021 English

How can governments align their recovery plans with energy transitions, and where can they find the money for green investments? Energy expert Joachim Roth suggests two key measures: fossil fuel …


LPG Subsidy Reform in Indonesia: Lessons learned from international experience

IISD · 19 May 2021 English

Reforming liquefied petroleum gas subsidies in Indonesia would come with financial, environmental, and social benefits. This collection of examples from other emerging economies showcases successful energy pricing reforms during times …


Carbon and Controversy: Why we need global cooperation on border carbon adjustment

IISD · 18 May 2021 English

Ambitious climate action and concerns about economic competitiveness and fair burden sharing require a collaborative discussion, not trade wars.


The Disparity Between Climate Commitments and Clean Energy Spending

IISD · 18 May 2021 English

Are governments missing an historic opportunity to fund green transitions? How has the pandemic affected the energy system? Tom Moerenhout explains.


Five Key Principles for a Fossil-Free Recovery

IISD · 17 May 2021 English

Lourdes Sanchez, lead author of the report Achieving a Fossil-Free Recovery , explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has created a window of opportunity to fund a green recovery, along with …


Achieving a Fossil-Free Recovery

IISD · 17 May 2021 English

Governments worldwide are announcing their net-zero pledges while supporting their economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. It is critical that both go in the same direction to achieve a fossil-free …


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