Green Finance refers to raising capital and financial investments for companies, services and products that have a positive environmental impact. But how suitable are green bonds as an instrument for providing the funding needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before 2030? It is estimated that the world needs to raise US$5-6 trillion […]
Land acquisition is a food security strategy used by countries to produce food for domestic consumption on land overseas. In both Sudan and South Sudan, the absence of land legislation, government corruption and the unequal bargaining power of foreign investors has led to an asymmetric distribution of costs and benefits in land acquisition deals. This […]
The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes crossing Eurasia, linking Eastern China with Western Europe until the 1400s. Today, this idea is being revitalised by China. The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI) or ‘One Belt One Road’ is a global, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure, investment and development project, launched by Xi Jinping in 2013. […]
A4ID partners work to ensure continued access to education for Ethiopian girls
A4ID has supported Doctors of the World UK to access legal assistance to ensure the necessary documentation is in place for their new online platform designed to help doctors provide vulnerable patients with the specialist care they require.
This series of PowerPoint slides will cover some of the key provisions of the GDPR and outline some practical steps required to prepare for GDPR compliance. These slides accompanied the training event facilitated by A4ID and delivered by Mayer Brown on 24 April 2018. GDPR Training Event by A4ID and Mayer Brown, 24 April 2018
On Friday 10 November 2017, The Claridges Hotel in New Delhi, India, A4ID will convene business, legal and academic leaders for discussion on developments in business and human rights in India and abroad with a focus on company leadership in operationalising Pillar II (respect for human rights) and Pillar III (access to remedy) of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala is delighted to have been invited to sit on a newly established panel to ‘promote and coordinate’ lawyers’ voluntary efforts.
This guide provides key considerations to importing goods into the EU from the perspective of the trade and customs rules and the product regulatory requirements. EU Trade Guide
This guide outlines the principles, processes, and requirements for importing merchandise into the United States. US Trade Guide