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  • A shoal of fish

    IIED launches new 'Insights' series linking business and sustainability

    IIED has today released the first in a new series that will deliver practical evidence and strategic insights to support businesses and investors as they address environment and development challenges

    2 October 2019 | News | Sustainable markets
  • a turtle

    Navigating ocean investments

    In the first of a new series of ‘Insights’ case studies designed to highlight links between business and sustainability, IIED looks at a business model that could be the key to bridging the marine conservation funding gap.

    1 October 2019 | Article | Economics
  • The sale of matoke in a market near Fort Portal, Uganda: green growth planning must take account of the informal economy (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Does green growth miss the majority?

    On 25 February IIED is hosting an event on the informal sector – we want to better understand how it can contribute to creating a greener and more inclusive economy

    18 February 2016 | Blog | Green economy
  • Marisa Carmargo presents approaches to equity in forest governance: Lessons for safeguard development at an event at COP20 in Lima (Photo: Donal Yeang via Flickr)

    Why the private sector must be included in efforts to curb deforestation

    Making the links between green supplies chains, zero deforestation and the private sector at COP20 in Lima

    5 December 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Logging truck in Cameroon. Credit: World Resources Institute (Creative Commons)

    What’s missing from private-sector REDD+?

    Weak engagement with businesses that operate in forest landscapes and a lack of clarity about who has rights to the carbon in trees are among the problems facing private-sector REDD+

    29 January 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Isilda Nhantumbo, Bright Sibale, and Duncan Macqueen exchange ideas at a Forest Governance Learning Group Learning Event in Mozambique. Photo: Leianne Rolington

    Private sector involvement with REDD+

    IIED worked with partners to understand and document the scale of private sector engagement with REDD+, which aimed to reduce emissions and conserve forests in specific countries.This was achieved by developing a series of national-level case studies, research into opportunities for further private sector engagement and commitments towards zero-deforestation supply chains

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • The field team designing a REDD strategy talk to farmer Nimale Maribu Saidi as part of their field research in Meceburi Forest Reserve, Mozambique .Photo by Mike Goldwater

    Inclusive environmental investments

    Inclusive environmental investments — from both public and private sector finance — are essential if local forest people are to benefit from deals that are both fair and support climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.

    7 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • A solar lamp lights up a shop.

    The private sector’s role in low carbon resilient development

    How can the private sector be effectively engaged not just to reduce the long-term impacts of climate change, but also to help communities adapt to the changes they’re experiencing now?

    20 June 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • House in Zambia with solar panels on the roof.

    How can business help boost access to energy for those who need it most?

    From crowdfunding platforms to development banks, the private sector can have a big impact in low-income energy markets.

    7 June 2013 | Blog | Energy
  • A girl studies under the light of a rechargeable solar lamp.

    New research series kicks off with look at energy delivery models

    What are the barriers to engaging small-scale producers and low-income consumers, and how can private sector interventions be improved to reach the poorest?

    12 December 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • The UN’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative

    What is the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative?

    The UN’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, launched in 2012, aims to improve the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable people by ensuring universal access to modern energy services, increasing the share of renewable energy sources around the world, and improving energy efficiency.

    26 October 2012 | Article | Energy
  • Moving beyond the preamble to creating a new story at Rio+20

    The panelists, Tony Cunningham MP (Labour), Martin Horwood MP (Liberal Democrats),

    24 May 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Modern agrifood markets: Marginalising small producers even further?

    20 September 2010 | Article | Food and agriculture
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