• Environmental Standards - Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries

    When: 19 June 2012 00:00 - 20 June 2012 00:00

    Where: Hotel Othon, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


    ITC and the Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) will host a session as a part of ICTSD's Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium at Rio+20. The session will focus on the potential opportunities and challenges for standards in promoting trade and sustainable development. Case studies, focusing on developing country experience with Bioenergy and Product Carbon Footprint standards will be presented to illustrate the importance of international standards, transparency and capacity building in promoting the development of sustainable green economies. More information on the Symposium and ITCs session can be found here.