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  • Blog
    How Can Blockchain Improve Sustainability in Mining?

    How Can Blockchain Improve Sustainability in Mining?

    Companies interested in sustainability and transparency are starting to use blockchain to trace materials back to their sources. Read More
  • Report
    Local Content Policies in the Mining Sector: Scaling up local procurement

    Local Content Policies in the Mining Sector: Scaling up local procurement

    This paper focuses on local procurement policies designed to boost the number of goods and services purchased by mining operations from local stakeholders. Read More
  • Newsletter
    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 10, Issue 1, April 2019

    Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 10, Issue 1, April 2019

    Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD’s flagship journal on international investment law and policy. Read More
  • Blog
    Why Transparency in Fashion Matters

    Why Transparency in Fashion Matters

    What’s the environmental impact of your closet? Read More
  • Report
    Policy Approaches for a Kerosene to Solar Subsidy Swap in India

    Policy Approaches for a Kerosene to Solar Subsidy Swap in India

    India could save money and reduce indoor air pollution by switching kerosene subsidies to solar. Read More
  • Report
    Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

    Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

    This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process. Read More
  • Blog
    Is Vanadium the “Valyrian Steel” of the Energy Transition?

    Is Vanadium the “Valyrian Steel” of the Energy Transition?

    In Game of Thrones, a sword forged out of Valyrian steel is recognized for its unparalleled strength and light weight. It is this advantage that denotes it as one of Westeros’s most sought-after materials. In the real world, its equivalent just might be vanadium.  Read More
  • Commentary
    Summary Comments to the Proposals for Amendment of the ICSID Arbitration Rules

    Summary Comments to the Proposals for Amendment of the ICSID Arbitration Rules

    This commentary focuses on select aspects of the ICSID Secretariat's March 15, 2019 draft proposals for amendment of the ICSID Arbitration Rules. Read More
  • Blog
    South Africa: Is a transition away from coal just around the corner?

    South Africa: Is a transition away from coal just around the corner?

    In South Africa, coal has long been king, but emerging factors suggest the fossil fuel may soon be pushed off its throne. Read More
  • Blog
    Dead Batteries Deserve a Second Life

    Dead Batteries Deserve a Second Life

    Batteries should be recycled, so the valuable minerals therein—including cobalt and lithium—can stay in the economy. Read More