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Sustainable Development and World Trade: The Contribution of Internaitonal Environmental Regulations to Trade

“Sustainable Development and open trade go hand in hand and the multilateral trading system helps to create the enabling environment for countries to realise the sustainable development and green economy vision. (World Trade Organisation 2011). Sustainable Development manifests itself into
economic, social and environmental issues to be solved by the countries by the following international environmental regulations. Trade and Sustainable Development is interlinked. Rio+20 (2012) conference seeks to promote it through open and equitable rulebased multilateral trading system which is nondiscriminatory and predictable and benefits all countries in the pursuit of Sustainable Development.

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https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/621863-Attri-Sustainable%20Development%20and%20World%20Trade_The%20Contribution%20of%20Internaitonal%20Environmental%20Regulations%20t.pdf

Investing in sustainable development: A perspective on market-based approaches

Anomalies and risks associated with achieving growth suggest that humanity is heading for increasing instability and multipolar disasters. The question is: are there instruments for alleviating these problems? Should the relevant instruments be market-based, public-based, or both? This brief argues that an effective private sector model to leverage financing for global sustainable development exists. It assesses the comparative analysis of contingent valuation (CV) versus revealed preferences (RP) methods for environmental conservation to argue that an effective model of collaborative push -" i.e. insurance-based contractual savings" is in effect doable for economic, social and environmental sustainability as a quasipublic good between the public and private sectors.

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https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/5516Climate_and_insurance_rev3.pdf