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Stimulating Sustainable Trade Phase 2 Overview Report November 2000
Document begins: Stimulating Sustainable Trade Phase 2 Overview Report November 2000 Edited by Nick Robins and Tom Fox Sustainable Markets Group International Institute for Environment and Development 3 Endsleigh Street London WC1H 0DD UK Contents 1. Executive Summary 3 2. The Stimulating Sustainable Trade Project: Phase 2 Objectives and Activities 8 3. Starting Points and Assumptions 11 4. Supply Chain Assessment Case Studies 13 4.1 Clothing, Bangladesh 13 4.2 Cocoa, Ghana 18 4.3 Electronics, India 24 4.4 Tourism, South Africa 30 5. Lessons and Conclusions 37 6. Guidance for Stimulating Sustainable Trade 41 7. Taking Action: Next Steps 46 Stimulating Sustainable Trade Phase 2 Overview Report November 2000 2 1. Executive Summary This report presents the results of the second phase of the Stimulating Sustainable Trade (SST) project. The project was carried out by a multi-country team involving BCAS, CSC, ICED, IIED, Khanya and RGICS. The core of the work focused on four supply chain assessments designed to understand better the critical sustainability issues along the chain and generate practical guidance for specific strategies to promote exports of sustainable goods and services. The failure of the Seattle ministerial to agree a mandate for a new round of trade negotiations ...