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Rising demand for renewable energy could drive more land grabs, warn researchers

Rising demand for the dominant form of renewable energy worldwide – wood – could drive yet more acquisitions of land in developing countries where food insecurity is rising and land rights are weak, say researchers at the International Institute for Environment and Development. In a briefing paper published today (30 August), they warn that this […]

Principles for responsible investment fail to support sustainable development

News Release: Principles intended to encourage socially and environmentally responsible investments generally fail to do so, according to the first comprehensive review of their use — published today by the International Institute for Environment and Development. A growing number of investors have signed up to such principles for various reasons, from improving reputation to minimising […]

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