Biodiversity and international trade policy primer: How does nature fit in the sustainable trade agenda?
The briefing is co-published by the UKRI GCRF, TRADE Hub, UNEP, and TESS introduces readers to the state of the world’s biodiversity, as well as drivers and impacts of biodiversity loss.
Standards and the International Standardization Landscape: Relevance to Plastics and Plastic Pollution
The research brief by Reinhard Wessinger, Former Senior Expert, Research and Education, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), offers an overview of standards and the international standardization landscape of relevance to plastics and the global problem of plastic pollution.
Greening International Trade serves as a non-technical entry point for actors keen to navigate the environment-trade policy conversation and drive forward green trade. It calls for a reframing of the environment and trade narrative and a forward-looking Environment and Trade 2.0 agenda.
A commentary on how governments can use the WTO’s 2021 Ministerial Conference to bolster the multilateral cooperation on trade policy needed to support ambitious action on climate mitigation and adaptation, by TESS Director, Carolyn Deere Birkbeck.