Policy brief: Voluntary sustainability standards, forest conservation, and environmental provisions in international trade policy

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Published October 2021 by International Institute for Sustainable Development State of Sustainability Initiatives (IISD SSI) . Authored by Larrea, C., Leal, S., Sarmiento, F. and Voora, V.

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Global deforestation rates are slowing, but they are still problematic. Public and private sectors alike are increasingly engaging with international trade measures to help preserve these vital ecosystems. This policy brief presents the main issues around reducing deforestation through international trade policy.

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Policy brief: Voluntary sustainability standards, forest conservation, and environmental provisions in international trade policy

Briefing or opinion
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Research briefing

Published October 2021 by International Institute for Sustainable Development State of Sustainability Initiatives (IISD SSI) . Authored by Larrea, C., Leal, S., Sarmiento, F. and Voora, V.

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