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13 April 2018

New study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets by Yixian Sun, RA at CIES with Dr. Philip Schleifer from University of Amsterdam

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A new study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets by Yixian Sun, RA at CIES with Dr. Philip Schleifer from University of Amsterdam has been published in the Review of International Political Economy, a leading political economy journal. Private governance programs are now an important source of regulation in global value chains – particularly in context of North–South trade. This...
06 April 2018

Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable...

The challenge The Paris Climate Agreement aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. ...

06 April 2018

Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable...

The challenge The Paris Climate Agreement aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. ...

29 March 2018

The impact of green innovation on energy intensity

In a recent article published in Energy Economics, Joëlle Noailly and Jules-Daniel Wurlod analyse the impact of green innovation on energy intensity in a set of 14 industrial sectors in 17 OECD countries...

14 March 2018

The Private Sector and Sustainability: A New Way Forward?

The Swiss Sustainability Week is a series of engaging events relating to environmental, social and economic sustainability held at universities and tertiary education institutions across Switzerland. In...

12 March 2018

Susanna Hecht's new book: Soy, Globalization, and Environmental...

Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus...

05 March 2018

Environmental humanities and Amazon land development politics

Professor Hecht has contributed a chapter to “The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities”. Articulating the significance of humanistic perspectives for our collective social engagement with...