Women-supporting trade policies need better
data, experts say
UNCTAD, October 31, 2018
The idea that governments around the world must
support women as traders, workers and entrepreneurs to drive
international commerce has been recognized in several multilateral
agendas in recent years, but experts say that a data gap needs to be
filled before the most effective policies can be designed.
Trade chiefs say WTO no longer sustainable,
Mint, October 26, 2018
Under the slogan of addressing “trade tensions” and
rising “protectionism”, 13 trade ministers took the first steps in
Ottawa, Canada, on Thursday toward the launch of a new round of trade
negotiations saying the current situation facing the World Trade
Organization is no longer sustainable.
How to create right balance for sustainable
BusinessToday, October 22, 2018
In a recent article 'The Invisible Hand Won't Solve
the Climate Crisis. Capitalism Must Evolve', US professor Andrew J.
Hoffman well articulates the perils of global unsustainability and the
need to redefine the role of corporation and market.
Sustainable production and consumption
UNCTAD, October 19, 2018
Responsible consumption and production help inject
sustainability into the global value chains that underpin contemporary
trade, as well as protecting diversity, spurring economic
diversification and help curb poverty, an annual forum heard on 2