Sustainable development

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Net positive development
Book

Perspectives on a global Green New Deal

In this book, the authors explore the key themes that will define the future of any equitable and just global green new deal.
Policy report

Adapting to a changing climate in the management of coastal zones

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges. The paper calls for a...
Discussion paper

Supporting sustainable freedom camping in Aotearoa New Zealand

This document proposes new regulations for freedom camping in New Zealand with the goal of finding a balance between environmental protection and a flourishing tourism sector.
Report

We are Aotearoa

In this interim report, the authors present a set of strategic recommendations for systemic changes that are fundamental to ensure the sustainability of New Zealand's tourism economy.
Report

The pandemic and the economic crisis: a global agenda for urgent action

This interim report focuses on actions that need to be taken immediately to get the pandemic under control and to ensure a prompt and robust recovery. It takes an explicitly global perspective on these issues, with particular attention to what the international community needs to...
Guide

Integrated approaches in action: a companion to the international good practice principles for sustainable infrastructure

This collection of case studies illustrates some of the salient aspects of the International good practice principles for sustainable infrastructure. Documenting integrated approaches in action, it provides real-world examples of the good practices set out in the principles. The report presents ten case studies with...
Briefing paper

Accelerating a just transition to smart, sustainable cities

Smart cities collect and use data to better manage resources, provide services and allocate assets. This policy brief explores both the potential benefits and the negative consequences of the smart city approach to the governance of sustainability transitions.
Report

Global competitiveness report: special edition 2020

The deep economic recession triggered by COVID-19 continues to have profound economic and social consequences. This report aims to support the recovery strategies of policy-makers, calling for a holistic approach, encompassing several policy areas and establishing synergies across different reform objectives.
Working paper

Global development cooperation in a COVID-19 world

This paper lays out the urgency for new methods of development cooperation that can deliver resource transfers at scale, oriented to addressing climate change and with transparency and better governance.
Report

The implications of COVID-19 for leadership on sustainability: reflections and discussions

The scale and pace of COVID-related transformations have led to a need for many businesses to re-strategise and to keep adapting. Over September and October 2020, CISL initiated a series of conversations to explore the implications of these challenges and transformations for business action on...